Alappuzha (Alleppey) attractions

Museum in Alappuzha (Alleppey)

RKK Memorial Museum

In a grand building fronted by Greco-Roman columns, this intriguing museum houses a priceless, astonishing collection of crystal, porcelain, South Indian antiques, furniture, artworks and (sadly) ivory from the pers…
Beach in Alappuzha (Alleppey)

Alleppey Beach

Alleppey's main beach is 2km west of the city centre; swimming is fraught due to strong currents, but the sunsets are good and there are a few places for a drink or a snack. Unfortunately, at research time, the sett…
Lighthouse in Alappuzha (Alleppey)

Alleppey Lighthouse

A few blocks back from the beach, the candy-striped 1862 lighthouse contains a small museum with an original oil lamp, but is best visited for the 360-degree views of a surprisingly green Alleppey from the top of it…
Hindu Temple in Alappuzha (Alleppey)

Kidangamparamba Temple

Dedicated to the goddess Bhuvaneshvari, this major Hindu temple in central Alleppey has a soaring, rainbow-coloured Tamil Nadu–style gopuram (gateway tower).
Hindu Temple in Alappuzha (Alleppey)

Mullackal Devi Temple

One of Alleppey's most popular Hindu temples, in the busy bazaar area.
Monument in Alappuzha (Alleppey)

Mermaid Statue

Landmark on Alleppey's North Canal.