Every tourist destination has its own charm, likewise the charm of Alleppey is concealed in its simplicity and its beautiful location blessed by nature. The tourists get mesmerized by its serenity and tranquility. There are many beautiful places to see in Alleppey like backwaters, beaches, gardens, palaces, ancient temples, churches, and wild life sanctuaries. The one hundred forty years old pier on the beach is the unique attraction.
The best things to see in Alleppey are Krishnapuram Palace built by King Marthanda Varma. This monument is mainly famous for its architecture and mural paintings. The biggest mural painting of the state called Gajendra Moksham can be viewed here. This palace is converted to a museum and antique sculptures, bronzes and paintings are displayed in it. The palace is the best example of Kerala architecture. Kuttanad region is another best place to visit. Tourists can get indulged in beauty of the place which can be accessed from different places on National high away from Harippad to Alappuzha town. The Alappuzha Changanesserry road which passes through the center of this region, is offering great insight into the lush green paddy fields and extrinsic local life. Among the ancient monuments Ambalapuzha Temple is well known for its daily offerings.