This scenic backwater stretch is located in Kottappuram market near Kodungallur. This backwater is formed by Periyar River and it drains into the sea at Munambam – Azhikkode area. The waterway served as a crucial transportation link and Kottappuram market developed as a major trade centre in yesteryears. Under the Muziris Heritage Project, the waterfront has been developed into a leisure and recreation zone with walkway, waterfront seating, lighting, restaurants and kiosks.


  • 5 km from Kodungallur at Kottappuram
  • 45 km from Thrissur