3 mi) away from the river Periyar, Aluva is one of the major industrial centers in the state. Aluva could also be a municipality and a northern residential district of the city of Kochi in Kerala, India. Cochin International airport at Nedumbassery is eleven. Aluva is a suburb of Kochi in the Ernakulam district of Kerala state, south India. For the Travancore royal family, this is a summer getaway for those staying in the palace. The Shiva Temple and the Seminary Church are religious. Joseph Pontifical Seminary, is one of the most visited places in Aluva. A large library of rare Christian literature and a peaceful meditation hall are the main attractions of the seminary church. The bridge is built over the Periyar River, offers a magnificent view of the city to the travelers and is a must-see in Aluva. The nearest airport to Aluva is Kochi (12 km). The place is well connected to major Indian cities; Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai.