Pallippuram, Ernakulam

Pallippuram, Ernakulam

Pallippuram is a village on Vypeen island, in the Ernakulam district of Kerala, south India. The village is located approximately 25 k.m. from Ernakulam and 20 k.m. from Cochin International Airport. The east border is Veeranpuzha, the north extension of Vembanad Lake and the Indian Ocean in the west. In English, this place is known as "Palliport".

Nearby attractions include the famous Cherai Beach and 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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