3 mi) away from the river Periyar, Aluva is one of the major industrial centers in the state.  a major transportation hub, with easy access to any or all major kinds of transportation, Aluva acts as a corridor which links the highland districts to the remainder of the state. Aluva is accessible through rail (Aluva Railway Station), air (Cochin International Airport) and metro (Kochi Metro). it's the starting point of Kochi metro rail, that began its operations in June 2017. Located on the banks of the Periyar River, it is the industrial center of the state. Aluva is the place to visit because it offers good viewing options. Joseph Pontifical Seminary, also known as St. It is the responsibility of the church to provide training and training to candidates who wish to become priests from Kerala. The bridge was built in 1940-42 to promote trade and commerce between neighboring countries. 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. KSRTC buses connect the city to the rest of Kerala.