Located approximately 15 km (9. Aluva could also be a municipality and a northern residential district of the city of Kochi in Kerala, India. Shivaratri festival is a famous festival in Aluva. Located on the banks of the Periyar River, it is the industrial center of the state. Mahashivaratri is a six day-long festival. The Periyar River flows 229 km through the town of Alia and is one of the largest rivers in Kerala. The church is a major theological educational institution in the Catholic Church. The church is a major theological educational institution in the Catholic Church. The bridge was built in 1940-42 to promote trade and commerce between neighboring countries. The nearest airport to Aluva is Kochi (12 km). The place is well connected to major Indian cities; Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai.