Known as the "City of Canals", Alleppey (also known as Alappuzha) is located in southern Kerala, southwestern India on the Malabar coast. It lies on a narrow land spit between the Arabian Sea and Vembanad Lake, south of Cochin. Cruise the backwaters past old colonial warehouses and coconut thatched houses on traditional rice barges. Or visit the lovely church filled town of Kottayam, and the town of Aranmula, famous for its historic annual Aranmula Snake Boat Race.
Alleppey's port was opened to foreign trade by the British in the late 18th century to end the commercial supremacy of the Dutch. The city's economy is based largely on the coconut and prawn farming.
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