Known as the ‘Venice of the East’, Alleppey is the hub of Kerala’s backwaters and is the gateway to a vast system of waterways. The proximity of these lakes gives out the Venetian ambience and hence the tag. Alleppey is a small town in the Allapuzha district of Kerala home to the lush green palm fringed canals, mirror-like still lagoons and tranquil lakes. Alleppey is the quintessence of peace and serenity. You can also get a glimpse of the country side and can discover the ethnicity of this wondrous land.