The rhythmic sea opens your heart!
is not what you see in sleep
is the thing which doesn’t let you sleep!
Highlights of Thumpoly
Thumpoly is coastal town in the Alappuzha District of Kerala. It is located 90 km from Kochi International Airport and 6 km from Alappuzha. The National Highway 47 cuts through the middle of this town. With the Arabian sea on one side and a small lake on the other, Thumpoly is blessed with beautiful sandy beaches. It is a natural habitat of many rare birds. Thumpoly is famous for its canals, which end their course in the Arabian Sea. There are fishing villages on the beaches. The local population are also involved in coir making.
Thumpoly Church is the parish of Thumpoly is renowned for its beautifully constructed church, called after St. Thomas and also dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary. The main feast which lasts for 11 days, is that of the Immaculate Conception, celebrated on 8 December every year. The statue of ‘Our Lady’ of Immaculate Conception in the church is called ‘Kappal Karachi Amma’ or ‘the mother who came by ship.