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Alappuzha Beach

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Alappuzha Beach

Alappuzha Beach is a beach in the Alappuzha district of Kerala, India.

Alappuzha beach during sunset

The beach has a small park nearby. Alappuzha Lighthouse stands near the beach which is also an interesting spot for tourists. Remains of Alappuzha Sea Bridge, which is in ruins, are still there as a memory of the good old days when Alappuzha port was one of the most famous and important ports in Kerala. The Sea Bridge enabled the passage of goods that came via ships.

The beach is one of the best beach locations for movies. Movies like Thashan, sura etc. were shot here partially.

Alappuzha is referred to as the Venice of the East by travellers from across the world. This Backwater Country is also home to diverse animal and bird life. By virtue of its proximity to the sea, the town has always enjoyed a unique place in the maritime history of Kerala.

The beach usually has a good visitor rush from all over India and most of the European countries.

Location

  • Nearly 1 km from Alappuzha railway station.
  • 4.5 km from Alappuzha KSRTC Bus Stand.
  • 60 km from Ernakulam south Railway Station
  • 90 km from the Kochi International Airport.

Nearest places to visit

  • Vijay park
  • Sea view park - Boat ride
  • Piknic spot
  • Bishop's House

External links

Website : www.alappuzhabeach.com


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