Karumadikuttan refers to the local name for the 9th century black granite statue of Buddha found abandoned at a nearby stream called Karumady thodu. The Statue is unfortunately missing its entire left half but has now been conserved by the Kerala State Government..
The nearest airport to Alleppey is the Kochi Airport which is located 54kms away from Alleppey. Another important airport near Alleppey is Trivandrum Airport which is at a distance of 154kms.
Alleppey is connected to the major cities of Kerala like Cochin, Kottayam, Changanassery and Chengannur.