Total 9 destination found in Kanyakumari

Vivekananda Rock Memorial   Kanyakumari

Vivekananda Rock Memorial is a popular tourist monument in Vavathurai, Kanyakumari, India. The memorial stands on one of two rocks located about 500 meters east off mainland of Vavathurai, Indias southernmost tip. It was built in 1970 in honour of Swami Vivekananda who is said to have attained enlightenment on the rock. According to local legends, it was on this rock that Goddess Kumari performed austerity. A meditation hall (Dhyana Mandapam) is also attached to the memorial for visitors to medi

Kanyakumari Beach   Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari Beach is a beach destination as well as religious spot located towards the southern-most tip of peninsular India. Kanyakumari has been a great centre for art and religion for centuries. It was also an area of great trade and commerce. It was ruled by the Cholas, the Cheras, the Pandyas and the Nayaks. The architectural beauty of the temples in the area are the works of these rulers. Natural Beauty The sun set and sun rise at Kanyakumari Beach, especially during Chaitrapurnima (fu

Kanyakumari Temple   Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari Temple or the Kanyakumari Bhagavathiamman Temple is a chief attraction of Kanyakumari and is dedicated to the virgin Goddess Kanyakumari, d evi Kanya Kumari, is Shree Bhagavathy in the form of an adolescent girl child. Devi is also known as Shree Baala Bhadra or Shree Baala. She is popularly known as "Bhagavathy" (Durga or Parvati) "Devi". As per legends, the marriage between Goddess Kanyakumari and Lord Shiva did not take place, as a result of which the Goddess determined to remain

Padmanabhapuram Palace   Kanyakumari

A magnificent wooden palace of the 16th century, Padmanabhapuram Palace lies at the lands end of mainland India - Kanyakumari. An enticing ediffice to any lover of art and architecture this old palace of the Rajas of the erstwhile Travancore (1550 to 1750 AD) is a fine specimen of Keralas indigenous style of architecture. The antique interiors are replete with intricate rosewood carvings and sculptured decor. The palace also contains 17th and 18th century murals. One can see: the musical bow in

Thiruvalluvar Statue   Kanyakumari

The Thiruvalluvar Statue is a 133 feet (40.6 m) tall stone sculpture of the Tamil poet and philosopher Tiruvalluvar, author of the Thirukkural. It is located atop a small island near the town of Kanyakumari on the southernmost Coromandel Coast, where two seas and an ocean meet; the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea, and the Indian Ocean.s The statue has a height of 95 feet (29 m) and stands upon a 38-foot (11.5 m) pedestal that represents the 38 chapters of "virtue" in the Thirukkural. The statue

Gandhi Memorial   Kanyakumari

The Memorial was built in 1956, in the Orissa temple architectural style. The memorial is built in the same place where his ashes were kept for the public to pay homage, before its immersion in the confluence. The central structure of Mahatma Gandhi Memorial is 79 feet high, which represents his age at the time of his death. The Gandhi Memorial is designed in such a way that at noon, on October 2nd every year, the sun rays fall on the exact spot where the ash of Gandhiji was kept before immer

Sthanumalayan Temple, Suchindram   Kanyakumari

Sri Sthanumalayan Temple, also known as Arulmigu Thanumaliya Perumal Temple, is an ancient temple where the Trinity is worshipped in the same sanctum sanctorum. The sanctum of this temple has a linga which represents the Trinity. It is the only shrine in India where the Trinity is worshipped in one idol. The name of the deity itself stands for the Trinity - Sthanu for Lord Shiva, Mal for Lord Vishnu and Ayan for Lord Brahma. The temple is located in Suchindram, which is a popular pilgrimag

Tiruchendur Temple   Kanyakumari

Tiruchendur Arulmigu Subramaniaswamy Temple is situated in Tiruchendur town, at a distance of about 80 km from Kanyakumari, 60 km from Tirunelveli and 40 km from Tuticorin. The Murugan Temple of Tiruchendur is situated atop a hill which is known as Chandana Hill. It is believed that Lord Muruga offered prayers to Lord Shiva at this place after defeating the demon Soorapadma. Tiruchendur Arulmigu Subramaniaswamy Temple is situated on the coast of Mannar. It is situated close to the sea and

Thiruparrapu Falls or Tirparappu Water Falls   Kanyakumari

Thiruparrapu Falls or Tirparappu Water Falls is located in the Kanyakumari District, about 35 km from Nagercoil and 13 km from Pechiparai Reservoir. The waterfalls fall in to River Kothai from a height of about 15 meters. A weir has been constructed above the Thiruparrapu Waterfalls at a distance of about 250 meters from the falls, upstream. The rocky riverbed of the Thiruparrapu Waterfalls is about 300 meters long. Thiruparrapu Waterfalls can be seen for almost seven months in a year.