Located along the Malabar coast 60km south of Kochi, Alappuzha (also known as Allepey) is the main access point to the Kerala backwaters. Here is where trips to the backwaters on houseboats usually start. Alappuzha is a relatively small city, with few own attractions, except for the nice beach which is however unsuitable for swimming due to the strong currents. Alappuzha is an idyllic place criss-crossed by a maze of channels covered by tree canopies.

01 Beach 02 Beach 03 Water channel
04 Temple 05 Channel with trees canopy 06 Channel with trees canopy 07 Water channel 08 Water channel
09 Public ferry 10 Public ferry 11 Water channel 12 Ferry pier
13 Ferry pier 14 Channel with trees canopy 15 Channel with trees canopy 16 Jewelry store at dusk
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