The annual festival of the St. Andrews Forane Chuch at Arthunkal near
Alappuzha is held in the month of January. This ten-day festival held in
the name of St. Sebastian is attended by thousands of devotees from all
parts of the State.
express their gratitude by crawling on their knees from the nearby beach
to the church. On the last day, a grand religious procession is taken
out from the church to the nearby beach.
Prime Attractions of Alleppey (Alappuzha)
Alappuzha beach is one of the most popular spots in the
district of Alappuzha. The pier, which extends into the sea here, is
around 140 years old. more..
Kuttanad is an expanse of
water-logged land lying below sea level. It bears strong resemblance to
Holland in terms of geographical features.