- Pallippuram, Ernakulam
Pallippuram is a village on
Vypeenisland, in the Ernakulam districtof Kerala, south India. The village is located approximately 25 k.m. from Ernakulamand 20 k.m. from Cochin International Airport. The east border is Veeranpuzha, the north extension of Vembanad Lakeand the Indian Oceanin the west. In English, this place is known as "Palliport".
Nearby attractions include the famous
Cherai Beachand Pallippuram Fort. Pallippuram Fort was built by the Portuguese in 1503. It is one of the oldest existing European monoments in India. The Catholic church at Pallippuram known as Church of "Our Lady of Snow" or "Manjumatha" is an important pilgrim centre for Christians.
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