Max. 35 Deg.C. Min. 22.5 Deg.C.
Winter Max. 32 Deg.C.
Min. 22.0 Deg.C.
nearest airport is at Cochin.
is connected to Cochin by rail.
is connected by road with important centres of South India.
There are frequent buses from Kochi.
Opp. Boat Jetty.
Hotel Raiban, Medical College Hospital.
Prince Hotel, A.S. Road.
There is a PWD Rest House about 4 kms from the Central bus
stand. The reservation authority is the District Collector,
Alappuzha. KTDC, has a Motel at Allappuzha.
Rajaraheshwari is the presiding deity.
Cup Snakeboat Race
famous regatta takes place on the second Saturday of August
each year. Scores of long, low-slung dugouts with highly
decorated sterns and crewed by up to 100 rowers shaded by
gleaming silk umbrellas compete for the cup, watched from
the banks by thousands of spectators. The annual event celebrates
the seafaring and martial traditions of ancient Kerala.
cruises are Alappuzha - Kottayam (29km / 3 hrs.), Alappuzha-Ernakulum
(74 km / 6 hrs.), Alappuzha-Kollam (85 km / 8 hrs), Alappuzha-Champakulam
(16 km / 150 mnts).
Shree-Krishna Temple here is one of the most important in
Kerala. Its main festival is celebrated during March/April.
is an important pilgrim centre for Christians and is known
for the famous St. Andrews Church (popularly known as St.Sebastian's)
established by Portuguese missionaries in 1951 A.D.
deity of Bhadrakali is supposed to possess miraculous powers.
Palace (47 km)
double-storeyed palace contains one of the largest mural
panels in Kerala. A museum with antique sculptures, paintings
and bronzes is housed inside the building.
Vembanad Lake is a small island, Pathiramanal, which can
be reached by boat. On Sunday there is a service from Kumarkom
and Muhamma to the island.