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 KeralaThe 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 came via ships.
Pathiramanal is a small island in Muhamma panchayat of Alappuzha district. The name pathiramanalpmeans Sands of night. The scenic beauty of both sides of the lake as well as that of the island is mind blowing. It is home to many rare varieties of migratory birds from different parts of the world.
Nearest railway station: Thiruvananthapuram Central, about 14 km.
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, about 73 km.
The St. Maryâ€™s Church one of the oldest church in Kerala is said to be built by St. Thomas.
Nearest railway station:Alapuzha , about 15 km.
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, about 98 km.