Insights Into Neighbourhood
Nestled on the banks of River Periyar, Aluva (formerly known as Alwaye) is famed for Shivarathri, the greatest festival of Lord Shiva, one of the Hindu trinities (Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva). Located in the Ernakulam district of Kerala, the place has gained prominence for being the industrial capital as it boasts of several industrial belts of Kerala that houses many flourishing industries. The newly inaugurated Cochin International Airport at Nedumbassery is at a short driving distance from Aluva providing it with excellent connectivity avenues. The Marthanda – Varma Bridge and Marthandavarma Bridge II link the locality conveniently from North to South. Also, the most important stretch that boosts the connectivity of this locality is the National Highway 47 which links Aluva to Salem and Kanyakumari passes via Coimbatore, Kochi and Trivandrum thereby facilitating commuters to travel on a daily basis. Several tourist destinations located nearby including Sivarathri Manappuram, Aluva Palace, Periyar banks, Municipal Park with several holy places and ashrams allow the inhabitants to savor joyous weekends. With all the conveniences in the vicinity, Aluva has flourished to become an ideal place to reside.