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Alappuzha, also called Alleppey, is Kerala’s largest hub of backwaters.With over a thousand houseboats, alluring beaches and a network of canals, Aleppey has rightly earned another name — Venice of the East. This quaint town is a major tourist attraction owing to the mesmerizing scenery, beaches and lakes flanked by trees, greenery-induced surroundings and enduring coves.We have put together some stunning pictures of Alappuzha which prove that Alleppey deserves to be called the Venice of the East.No less than a paradise, these pictures will make you want to visit Alappuzha right away. Also Read - Swara Bhasker Describes Struggle of Helping Migrant Workers: Have to Sift Through Filth in my Comments Section

Picturesque landscapes can be seen here everyday

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You should stay in one of these houseboats which are the biggest tourist attraction..


These beautifully-made vintage churches add to the scenic beauty


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The only way to get around is in these boats


Other famous tourist attractions are the alluring beaches


Locals are often seen using small boats for daily business


Palm trees adorn the waters of Alappuzha

Photograph courtesy: Kaniths/Creative Commons

Photograph courtesy: Kaniths/Creative Commons


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