Alappuzha (Alleppey) - Kerala - The Venice of the East
Alappuzha is situated on the south-western coast of India as the backbone of Kerala backwater tourism. It is known also by its anglicized name ier this land was a leading town of Travancore kingdom. One of the ministers of Travancore, Raja Kesava Das was the man behind the modernisation of this land. He constructed several roads, bridges, canals and warehouses which improved the communication as well as the trading between different lands. Some of the major historic movements and political incidents were first organized in this part of Kerala. Today this land is popular for its magnificent backwaters and many popular tourist destinations.EL tour will take you to some of the top tourist destinations in Aleppey. But this will not end the journey as there are many more to explore in this district. You can continue your journey visiting other attractions that are listed in the description of the tour.Beaches & LighthouseAlappuzha LighthouseMarari beachAndhakaranazhi BeachLakesVembanad LakePunnamada LakeReligious attractionsChavara BhavanEdathua Church (St. George Forane Church)Arthukal Church (St. Andrew's Basilica, Arthunkal)St. Mary's Forane ChurchMannarsala templeKarumadikkuttanAmbalapuzha Sree Krishna TemplePandavan RockJain Temple, AlleppeyReferences:Acknowledgements:We express our sincere gratitude to the Director of Kerala Tourism, for the support and to grant permission for using Kerala Tourism content and photographs for the production of this audio tour. We also give due credit to the photographers in Wikimedia for using the photographs listed under Wikimedia commons collection for some of the attractions with appropriate citation.Content Provider Details:Content Author : Ms Ambili Prabhakaran, Kannur & Ms. Bharaty Menon, KottayamEditing & Scripting : Ms Bharaty Menon, KottayamVoice Over Artist : Ms Bharaty Menon, KottayamDisclaimer:The content and photographs used in the audio tour are aggregated from Kerala Tourism website and from various other published sources, written, edited and scripted by the respective authors and does not reflect Kerala Tourism's official position in any way. Informap and its authors disclaim any direct or indirect harm, loss or injury caused by using this audio tour.
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