Alleppey is a city of the Alappuzha district in the state of Kerala in South India. Alleppey is situated at 62 kilometers south of Kochi and has a population of around 2 lakhs. The city of Alleppey is termed as the “Venice of the East” by Lord Curzon because of its picturesque canals, beaches, backwaters and lagoons. The city of Alleppey is famous as a tourism destination in Kerala. The backwaters are the best attraction of this city. A stay in the houseboats in the backwaters of Alleppey is the most exotic and delightful experience in the Kerala tour. Another main attraction of Alleppey is the Trophy Boat Race which is held on the Punnamada Lake at the month of August every year.