Aluva is a city in Ernakulam District, Kerala.
There is the Aluva railway station in the town where all major trains(except rajadhani) have a stop. While booking tickets, look for the station code AWY for Aluva. Some leaflets still refer the town's old name (Alwaye).
Nedumbassery International Airport is the closest one at a distance of 10 kilometers.
Shiva Temple is very famous. This temple annualy holds the Sivarathri festival.