The St.Mary’s Church is one of the oldest churches in Kerala. It is said to be one of the seven churches established by St.Thomas.The annual feast is held on the 3rd Sunday of October. The feast of St.Joseph is celebrated on March 19th.
The ancestral home of the blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara lies 6km. from Alapuzzha.Thousands of devotees gather at this shrine and spiritual resort. It can be reached only by boat from Alappuzha. It is now a holy shrine and spiritual resort where thousands of devotees gather for prayer, receive favours and feel amply gratified. Here, a 250 year old historically important beacon of light is preserved intact in its original and primitive form. The place is accessible only by boat.