Alleppey/ Alappuzha is the hub for backwater tourism in Kerala. House boats locally called "Kettuvallam" are available on hire on a daily basis as well as for longer duration to take visitors on the old waterways. These house boats in general have 2 bed rooms and attached bath rooms. Some of the boats have the bedrooms fitted with air conditioners. A routine trip includes food cooked on board in the traditional Kuttanad style. The leisurely cruises show a microcosm of life on the water side with breath taking views of the water, land, birds and human habitations. Alappuzha is a centre for coir industries. The unique distinction of Alappuzha is that, it is the only district in Kerala without forest.
The Poomkavu Church is situated in the out-skirts of Alappuzha, and is a famous destination for Christian Pilgrims. Other Famous religious destinations are 1. Mullackal Raja Rajeshwari Temple 2. Mannarasala Temple
4. Champakulam Church 5. Ambalappuzha Sri Krishna Temple 6. Edathua Church 7. Salafi Juma Masjid Mosque 8. Kottamkulangara Vishnu and Devi Temple 9. Kalarcode Major Mahadeva Temple 10. Pathiyamkulangara Sree Bhagavathi Temple 11. Pazhveedu SreeKrishna Swami Temple
Snake boat races are the most significant traditional event in Alappuzha. These spectacular regattas are usually held between August and October, and involve long thin boats powered by up to 120 oarsmen. The most famous snake boat race are the Nehru Trophy Boat Race and Champakulam Moolam Boat Race.
Our Library : First village library having website and internet magazine in Kerala.www.our-library.org.
Our Library : First village library having website and internet magazine in Kerala.www.our-library.org
AIR AM/MW Relay station
Alappuzha - 576 kHz
Following are the other radio stations available in Alleppey:
♦ FM Rainbow + Vividh Bharti(Cochin-02) @ 107.5 MHz
♦ Anathapuri FM (Trivandrum-01) @ 101.9 MHz
♦ Cochin-01 FM @ 102.3 MHz
♦ Devikulam FM @ 101.4 MHz
♦ Radio City (Coimbatore) @ 91.1 MHz
♦ Asianet Best FM (Kannur) @ 95.0 MHz
♦ Radio Mango (Manorama; Kannur) @ 91.9 MHz
Please refer these web pages for apt info:
Black listed ; Varsha Vinod isn't just another pintsized five-year-old. The girl from Alappuzha, Kerala, is India's youngest black belt in karate.
Dec 14, 2009; Varsha Vinod isn't just another pint sized five-year-old. The girl from Alappuzha, Kerala, is India's youngest black belt...