Aluva is a region and a locale in Kochi Metropolitan Area of the Ernakulam region in Kerala, India. It is around 17 km (11 mi) from Kochi downtown area. Situated on the banks of River Periyar, Aluva is one of the major modern focuses of the state.A real transportation center point, with simple access to every single real type of transportation, Aluva goes about as a hall which connects the good country areas to whatever remains of the state. Aluva is progressively popular for its availability through rail, air and metro.
Aluva, home to the late spring residency of the Travancore regal family – the Alwaye Palace is additionally well known for the Sivarathri celebration celebrated every year at the sandbanks of Periyar. The Advaita Ashrams in Aluva established in 1913 by Sree Narayana Guru, one of India's most noteworthy social reformers, adds to the social noteworthiness of the town.Today, while part of the Kochi urban agglomeration, Aluva is a self-ruling district, its community organization led by Aluva Municipal Council. The town likewise fills in as the authoritative focus of the Aluva taluk.Villages from Mukundapuram, Kanayannur, Kunathunad and North Paravur taluks were consolidated together to frame Aluva Taluk in 1956.The central station of the District Police Chief of Ernakulam Rural Police District, Superintending engineer, PWD (Roads) and of the District Educational Officer, Aluva are additionally situated there. It is the beginning stage of Kochi metro rail, which started its activities in June 2017.