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Alappuzha Beach In Kerala

Article Summary   by:bhadauria99     Original Author: Ankur Bhadauria
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Alappuzha Beach In Kerla
Introduction :

Alappuzha beach also known as Alleppey beach is one of the most popular spots in the district of Alappuzha. The pier, which extends into the sea here, is around 140 years old. With the Arabian Sea on the west and a vast network of lakes, lagoons and several freshwater rivers criss-crossing it, Alappuzha is a district of immense natural beauty. 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. Today, Alappuzha has grown in importance as a Backwater Tourist Centre, attracting several thousands of foreign tourists each year. Alappuzha is also famous for its Boat races, Houseboat Holidays, Beaches, Marine Products and Coir Industry.
Travel Information :

Air : The nearest airport is Kochi International Airport, about 85 km from Alappuzha town.
Rail :Nearest railway station is Alappuzha, about 5 km from the beach.
Published: October 24, 2007   
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