Chettuva Backwater

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Estuary of Chettuva Backwater in Thrissur District

Chettuva Backwater is located in between Engandiyur Panchayat and Kadappuram Panchayat of Thrissur District in Kerala. The backwaters start at Enamakkal Lake and empties to Arabian Sea. The destination is blessed with mangroves, Chinese fishing nets, islands, migratory birds, estuary and a fort. The mangroves at Chettuva backwaters are famous around the world.[1] In 2010, Government of Kerala has declared Chettuva as heritage village.[2][3][4][5]

Major attractions[edit]

  • William Fort
  • Chettuva Bungalow
  • Raja Islands
  • Chettuva Harbour
A house boat in the Chettuva backwaters in Thrissur District
Chettuva Beach


  1. ^ "Chettuva in Thrissur: Flaunting Kerala's biggest mangrove forest". OnManorama. Retrieved 2018-08-28.
  2. ^ "Chettuva Backwaters, Thrissur". Kerala Tourism. Archived from the original on 2013-06-20. Retrieved 2013-06-06.
  3. ^ "Kashmir meets Kerala in unique experiment". The Hindu Business Line. Retrieved 2013-06-06.
  4. ^ "Beaches and Backwaters". Thrissur DTPC. Retrieved 2013-06-06.
  5. ^ "Chettuva Backwater Boating". Retrieved 2013-06-06.

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