Among the oldest churches in Kerala, the St. Mary’s Church or Champakulam Church in Alappuzha is believed to be one of the seven established by St. Thomas in AD 427. Situated on the western bank of River Pamba, The annual feast of Champakulam Valia Palli falls on the 3rd Sunday of October every year. The feast of St. Joseph is celebrated on March 19th. Nearby is a place that makes wooden statues of Christ to export around the world.
Nearest railway station: Alappuzha, about 16 km
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, about 99 km
Latitude: 9.408758, Longitude: 76.4116