Thanneermukkom bund

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    Location: Vembanad Lake, Kerala, India

    Estimated Visiting Time: 2 hours

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    The Thanneermukkom Bund is situated in Kuttanad, India. Thanneermukkom Bund was created in the year of 1974 and it was functional in the year of 1976. The Thanneermukkom Bund become made to forestall tidal movement and obstruction of salt water into the Kuttanad low-lands past Vembanad Lake among Thanneermukkom at the west and Vechur at the east. Thanneermukkom Bund is also known as the Thanneermukkom saltwater barrier. Thanneermukkom Bund is the biggest mud regulator in all India.


    It is one of the attractions of the town. People from various places come to visit this place. Thanneermukkom Bund has many kinds of majestic sites to make various reasons to visit this place. The scenery of that place is so beautiful. Thanneermukkom Bund is built beyond Vembanad Lake. So that you can enjoy a majestic view of the lake also.


    Thanneermukkom Bund. A historical creation. This is constructed during the period of post Indian independence.

    Beyond Vembanad Lake Thanneermukkom Bund is built. Vechoor of Vaikom taluk of kottayam and Thanneermukkom of Cherthala taluk Alappuzha district are connected via way of means of Thanneermukkom Bund. Thanneermukkom Bund may be very useful for farmers. But it also has some demerits for the farmers. Fishing is the main occupation of the people of this area. But this barrier has saltwater which creates some problems for the fisherman. That is why in 2005 the fishermen in this area faced a barrier.

    Inside/Outside Views

    House boat riding with tourists in Vembanad lake, view from Thanneermukkom Bund.

    The whole view of This place is amazing. The atmosphere of Thanneermukkom Bund is favorable. Here you can see the most wonderful scenic beauty of Kerala. Now it has become a popular tourist spot in Kerala. Many people come here to enjoy and see the backwaters of Vembanad Lake. Thanneermukkom Bund is the one and only shoreside reservoir in India. The Thanneermukkom Bund is 1,400 meters long. The barrier is located between 76 degrees 23’ and 76 degrees 25’E and 9 degrees 40’B latitude. If you are really a nature lover you must visit Thanneermukkom Bund.

    Opening Hours

    Thanneermukkom Bund is open twenty-four hours and every day within the week

    Entry & Others Fees

    There is no entry fee needed to visit this place. It is totally free.

    Near Restaurants

    1. Pagoda Resort, Alleppey (389 meters away from Thanneermukkom Bund)
    2. Puttum Kattanum (818 meters away from Thanneermukkom Bund)
    3. Brightland Discovery School (389 meters away from Thanneermukkom Bund)
    4. Hotel Brothers (923 meters away from Thanneermukkom Bund)
    5. Pazhaveed (1293 meters away from Thanneermukkom Bund)

    Near Hotels

    1. Lake Palace Resort (1685 meters away from Thanneermukkom Bund)
    2. Hotel Brothers (983 meters away from Thanneermukkom Bund)
    3. Cochin Majlis Alappuzha (2 km away from Thanneermukkom Bund)
    4. Royal Park Restaurant (1160 meters away from Thanneermukkom Bund)
    5. Hotel AJ Park (1357 meters away from Thanneermukkom Bund)

    How to Reach

    By Air: If you want a comfortable journey you can go to Thanneermukkom Bundby air. The nearest airport to this city is Cochin International Airport. It is an international airport. So you can get both domestic and international flights from here. It is almost 75 km away from Thanneermukkom Bund.

    By Rail: The nearest railway station from Thanneermukkom Bund is Alleppey station. If you want a peaceful journey you can try it.

    By Road: Thanneermukkom Bund is also reached by road. Bus service is available in the city. You can easily go by bus or you can hire any local transport as well as a taxi or cab and easily reach Thanneermukkom Bund.

    Tips for Travellers

    You should take a small bag where you can take all the essential things of yours.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Of Course, it is safe to visit. For your help or need you can take help from the nearest police station from Thanneermukkom Bund.

    Location: W Gate Rd, Vaikom, Kothanalloor, Kottayam, Kerala 686141, India.

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes, photography is allowed here. Don’t forget to bring your camera with you cause you can take beautiful pictures here.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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