This is one of the most popular picnic spots in Alappuzha or Alleppey. The pier, which extends into the sea, is about 140 years old. This beach in south Kerala is often referred to as 'The Venice of the East'. Alappuzha has always enjoyed a unique place in the maritime history of Kerala. Its boat races, backwater holidays, marine products and coir industry and the entertainment facilities at the Vijaya Beach Park have all made it a popular picnic spot. The old lighthouse on the beach is an attraction for tourists.
Reaching Alleppey: The nearest airport is the Kochi International Airport, 66 km away. Alleppey is also well-connected to Kochi by rail and road.
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