R Block

R Block is a vast portion of land that have been digged out from Backwaters of Kuttanad "Rice Bowl of Kerala" and are protected by Dykes all around it. R Block Kayal measuring 1,400 acres were claimed by the joint effort of eight families led by Pallithanam Luca Matthai, Vachaparampil Mathen and Pazhayaparmpil Chacko. Here farming is done below sea level and is one of the few places in the world where farming is done below sea level.

Backwaters of Kuttanad region in R block is memorable one and offers great scenic views.

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How to Reach R Block

R Block is located in Alappuzha District of Kerala India .Alappuzha district is well-connected by National Highway 47.

By AirCochin International Airport is located about 90 KM from here and Trivandrum Airport about 170 Km away.

By TrainAlleppey have a railway Station which is connected to major cities of Kerala . Kottayam Railway Station is located about 17 Km away.

By Road– Alleppey is well connected with roads and backwaters.


By- Abraham Chacko (Flickr)

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