Alleppey is having a beauty of true nature and is located the Arabian coast of Alappuzha District and offers backwaters, the essence of nature the beaches and lagoons tourism. Alleppey is also known as Alappuzha. Alappuzha District is one of the foremost tourist spots. The paddy fields are grown every year below the sea level and its one of the paramount desirability in Kuttanad along with backwaters and boat services.
Alappuzha is a foremost tourist destination in India. The Backwaters of Alappuzha are the most popular tourist charisma in Kerala. A houseboat cruise in these backwaters can be booked. It joins Kumarakom and Cochin to the North and Quilon to the South.
Alappuzha is the access point for the annual Nehru Trophy Boat Race, held on the Punnamada Lake, near Alappuzha, on the second Saturday of August every year. This is the most competitive and popular of the boat races in India. The mullackal chirap is also one of the attractions of Alappuzha which is the festive season held for ten days every year in December.
Other attractions in Alappuzha for the tourists are Alappuzha Beach, offering fantastic views of the Laccadive Sea, Ambalappuzha famous Sri Krishna Temple, St. Andrew’s Basilica, Arthunkal, Mannarasala Temple, Chettikulangara Devi Temple, Haripad Sree Subrahmanya Swamy Temple, Krishnapuram Palace, Thakazhy Sree Dharma Sastha Temple, Mullakkal Temple, Edathua Church, Alappuzha CSI Christ Church and Champakulam Valia Palli.