Alumkadavu Boat Building Yard is an exciting and unique tourist place in Kollam. In this tourist can see the art of boat building.
Location : This Boat Building Yard is located at Alumkadavu village and it is situated about 23 km away from the city of Kollam.
About Alumkadavu Boat Building Yard
Backwaters is favorite delight of tourism in Kerala. In backwater cruises, tourist can enjoy the houseboats, luxury boats so that it gained attention from all over the country for its boat building industry. Here you see how to built the kettuvalloms by craft man.
At Alumkadavu Boat Building Yard, a famous kettuvalloms or houseboats are crafted here. Kettuvallam is the characteristic of Kerala backwater cruising and is used widely to promote backwater tourism. Kettuvalloms or houseboats is fully equipped with all modern amenities such as bedrooms, terraces, rest areas, balconies, kitchen and other entertainment options. In local language, Kettu means tying and vallam means country boat.
In this village visitors can beacme the witness the efforts and the expertise that goes into making the floating castles, you will enjoy cruising down the backwaters more and go back home in awe of the simple but skilled craftsmen. This area is also famous as coir making.