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aluva

Aluva(formerly Alwaye), is an industrial town. It is a suburban region of the city of Kochi and is identified as part of the Kochi Metropolitan area. In governance, Aluva is a Municipality in the District of Ernakulam. Aluva is noted for its Aluva Sivarathri festival at Manal Puram. Nearly a month long celebrations including carnivals take place during the Shivarathri season on the banks of Periyar River. Aluva Palace, the summer Palace of Travancore royalty is situated on the banks of River Periyar.