Alappuzha or Alleppey has always enjoyed an important place in the maritime history of Kerala. It is a tiny district of Kerala and it looks like a miniature heaven on earth. Often deemed as the 'Venice of East' by many travelers, this backwater state is simply the most beautiful state in Kerala. It is famous for its boat races, backwater holidays, beaches, marine products and coir industry. Alappuzha Beach is a popular picnic spot. One of the best tourism cities in Kerala, Alleppey is a picturesque and pristine place altogether. This scenic destination, Alleppey is simply a one stop destination to venture when in Kerala. Alleppey has emerged as a renowned destination for backwaters.