Alleppey the prime tourist destination of Kerala state in India preserves wonderful past and foresees a bright future as the favored tourist destination of Kerala. It has turned out to be a majestic destination because of its incredible tourist potential adorned with crystal clear lagoons. Canals lined with palms, shores bustling with glimpses of local life and above all backwaters offering a scenic panorama and quaint ambience. Alleppey will introduce you to the treasures of nature concealed in its many splendid places to visit. Among the many attractive places to visit in Alleppey, the top five places to visit are:
This is the biggest lake and a prime tourist place in Alleppey district. This vast lake is popular by different names in each district. Identical feature of the lake is that it is divided into two parts by the salt barrier. The lake highlights most talked about asset of Kerala tourism i.e. alleppey backwaters. Vembanad Lake villas are the ultimate places to drop in while you are on a tour of Alleppey. While staying at the villas one can get scenic views of the banks of the lake adorned with lush green vegetation, coconut plantations and many other trees like pineapples, mangoes and banana.
Alleppey beach is another dazzling attraction of this region and one of the favorites of tourists visiting the district of Allappuzha. This fine sandy beach is beautifully located near Arabian Sea with many beautiful lakes, lagoons and water bodies neighboring it. Lots of entertaining venues like children’s park, historic lighthouse are the all-time favorites of the beach lovers. The beach offers many interesting activities like parasailing and wind surfing. The clear waters of the beach invite beach hunters for an enjoying dip accompanied by the warmth of the beach. Long stretched beach front is best for beach sports and family fun games.
Tourists who are interested in visiting historical places find the Krishnapuram Palace as one of the explicit place to visit, which is the best specimen of Kerala style of architecture. This palace is adorned with narrow corridors and dormer windows. This one time residence of the king of Kayamkulam kingdom is now preserved as an archaeological museum. Major attraction of the palace is the mural painting of Gajendra Moksham one of the largest in the state.
St. Andrew's church
This historic church built in 1866 is one of the most popular churches. It is a Scottish Presbyterian church built for the use of Scottish officers and their families. A few additions like a pipe organ installed in 1881 and a clock tower allure the visitors.
Ambalappuzha Krishna temple
Located just twelve km from the city center this ancient temple of Lord Krishna is popular among the locals as well as the tourists visiting this region. Very much popular for its Kerala style architecture and the sweet called payasam prepared from rice, which is distributed among the people present in the temple.
Alleppey tourism revolves mostly around the lakes and backwaters. While visiting these beautiful places in Alleppey you have lots of options of accommodations to select from the hotels, resorts and cottages. Experience the charm of the destination by staying in our Panoramic sea resort beautifully located in the vicinity of beach and the railway station. The resort is having all those amenities and facilities for enjoying a perfect beach vacation.