Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari vivekananda and tiruvalluvar

Southern tip of the mainland of Indian blended with cultures of the Kerala and the Tamil Nadu, waters of the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian sea and the Indian Ocean wash the land of Kanyakumari.

Vivekanada Rock Memorial:Kanyakumari vivekananda rock memorial1 It was built to commemorate the visit of Vivekananda during 1892. Rock consists of Vivekananda and Shripada mandapam.

Mahatma Gandhi Memorial:Kanyakumari gandhi memorial It is a place where urn of Gandhi was places for public to pay homage and later immersed in the sea water. A Memorial has been constructed in the year 1956.

Thiruvalluvar Statue:Kanyakumari thiruvalluvar statue 133 ft grand statue of Tamil poet is a perfect tribute to the author of Thirukkural.

Kamarajar Manimandapam:Kanyakumari kamarajar manimandapam

Guganathaswamy temple: Another Chola temple, was built by Raja raja about 1000 years back.

Kanyakumari Bagavathiamman temple: Name of the place was derived from Kanyakumari, presiding deity.

Udayagiri Fort: It was built during mid 18th century A.D in the reign of Marthandavarma with strategic importance.

Mathoor Hanging Bridge:kanyakumari hanging bridge1 Constructed across the river Parazhiyar.

St. Xavier church:Kanyakumari st xavier church It was built by St. Xavier during 16th century A.D. View of the church from the sea is attractive and it stands tall on the mainland. It is famous for annual festival which is celebrated for 10 days.

How to reach Kanyakumari: It is connected by Rail and Road network.

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