Tourist Places in Kanyakumari

Places to Visit in Kanyakumari

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Kanyakumari Average Rating - 5.8/7 1 based on 18590 Ratings

Kanyakumari is mostly preferred by travellers. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Kanyakumari is, however, mostly preferred by Family, Couple. The best season or months to visit places in Kanyakumari are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December. There are 29 tourist places in Kanyakumari, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Kanyakumari can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Kanyakumari for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Kanyakumari Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Kanyakumari, browse through photos & pictures, explore Kanyakumari using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Kanyakumari, which are great places to visit, are Wax Museum, Sunset Point, Thirunanthikarai Cave Temple, Sunrise Point, Sothavilai Beach. Kanyakumari can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.

Kanyakumari Tourist Places



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Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Kanyakumari
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Vivekananda Rock Memorial is dedicated to Swami Vivekananda, a disciple of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, the founder of Ramakrishna Mission. Vivekananda Rock Memorial was built between 1963 and 1970 in red and blue granite. It is situated on the top of a rock island, at a... Read More »
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Kanyakumari Temple, Kanyakumari
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Kanyakumari Temple or the Kanyakumari Bhagavathiamman Temple is a chief attraction of Kanyakumari and is dedicated to the virgin Goddess Kanyakumari, an incarnation of Goddess Parvathi. Goddess Kanyakumari is the presiding deity of Kanyakumari. As per legends, the... Read More »
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  • Type: Statue
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Thiruvalluvar Statue, Kanyakumari
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Thiruvalluvar Statue is a popular tourist spot in Kanyakumari. Thiruvalluvar Statue is one of the biggest statues in India located atop a small island in Kanyakumari, nearby the confluence of the Arabian Sea, Bay of Bengal and Indian Ocean. Thiruvalluvar Statue was built... Read More »
"Thiruvallar statue at Kanyakumari"3 weeks ago "Very good"3 weeks ago
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  • Type: Beach
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Kanyakumari Beach, Kanyakumari
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Kanyakumari Beach is a beach destination as well as religious spot located towards the southern-most tip of peninsular India. The sun set and sun rise at Kanyakumari Beach, especially during Chaitrapurnima (full moon days in April), are highly popular among visitors. During... Read More »
"Kanyakumari"4 weeks ago "Nature at its Best"2 months ago
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Tiruchendur Temple, Kanyakumari
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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. Tiruchendur Arulmigu Subramaniaswamy Temple, one among the Arupadaiveedu, is the second abode of... Read More »
"Temple is always crowded"Mar 30, 2016 "Nice to visit"May 23, 2015
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Vattakottai Fort, Kanyakumari
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Vattakottai Fort is one of the chief tourist attractions of Kanyakumari. Vattakottai Fort or the circular fort is located about 6 km to the north-east of Kanyakumari town, in Agasteeswaram taluk.   Vattakottai Fort, built in the 18th century, was the last one in a... Read More »
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Padmanabhapuram Palace, Kanyakumari
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The Padmanabhapuram Palace of Kanyakumari, a symbol of rich cultural heritage, is one of the chief attractions of Tamil Nadu. Padmanabhapuram Palace is located in Padmanabhapuram village of Kanyakumari District, nearby Thuckalay, at a distance of about 15 km from Nagercoil and... Read More »
"Very Good"3 weeks ago "Underwhelming"Mar 15, 2017
  • Type: Bridge
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Mathoor Hanging Bridge, Kanyakumari
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Mathoor Hanging Bridge or Mathoor Hanging Trough or Mathur Aqueduct is a popular place of tourist attraction in Kanyakumari. Mathoor Hanging Bridge is situated in Aruvikkarai village of Thiruvattar Panchayat of Kanyakumari District. Mathoor Hanging Bridge is considered as... Read More »
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Sthanumalayan Temple, Suchindram, Kanyakumari
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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... Read More »
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  • Type: Church
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St Xavier Church, Kanyakumari
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St Xavier Church was built by St Francis Xavier in the 1600s, in Kottar of Nagercoil. St Francis Xavier was a priest from Goa, who frequented Kottar. He was known by the name ‘Valiya Pandaram’ among the masses. According to history, St Francis Xavier helped to... Read More »
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Sothavilai Beach, Kanyakumari
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Sothavilai Beach or Chothavilai Beach of Kanyakumari is one of the prime beach destinations in the state of Tamil Nadu. Chothavilai Beach is situated at a distance of about 10 km from Kanyakumari town. Sothavilai Beach is one of the longest natural beaches of South India.... Read More »
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Thiruparrapu Falls or Tirparappu Water Falls, Kanyakumari
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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... Read More »
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Sunrise Point, Kanyakumari
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Gandhi Memorial, Kanyakumari
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The Mahatma Gandhi Memorial or Gandhi Mandapam is one among the frequented tourist attractions in Kanyakumari. The Mahatma Gandhi Memorial was built to honour Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation. The Memorial was built in 1956, in the Orissa temple architectural... Read More »
"The Gandhi Memorial"Oct 28, 2016 "A beautiful place"Mar 26, 2016
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Sunset Point, Kanyakumari
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  • Type: Water Fall
Olakaruvi Falls, Kanyakumari
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Olakaruvi Falls is situated in Azhagiapandipuram village of Thovalai Taluk of Kanyakumari District. The Olakaruvi Waterfalls are located at a distance of about 80 km from Thiruvananthapuram, 39 km from Nagercoil and 20 km from Kanyakumari. Olakaruvi Falls is situated... Read More »
"Not worth visiting"Jan 7, 2016 "Exotic Forest place"Nov 13, 2014
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Kamarajar Manimandapam, Kanyakumari
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Kamarajar Manimandapam (Kamaraj Manimandapam) was built as a tribute to Sri Kamarajar, a freedom fighter and a veteran political leader of Tamil Nadu. Sri Kamarajar was popularly known as ‘Black Gandhi’ among the masses. He played a vital role in the political... Read More »
"A memorable point"Feb 13, 2015 "Worth it!!!"Dec 4, 2013
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Thirunanthikarai Cave Temple, Kanyakumari
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Thirunanthikarai Cave Temple or Thirunandhikarai Cave Temple, situated in Thirparappu panchayath of Kanyakumari District, is a popular pilgrim destination. Thirunanthikarai Cave Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is considered as the fourth temple of Shivalyam.... Read More »
"Marvellous Temple"Feb 25, 2015
Nagaraja Temple of Nagercoil, Kanyakumari
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Nagaraja Temple of Nagercoil is one among the prime attractions situated nearby Kanyakumari. Nagercoil, the headquarters of Kanyakumari District, is situated 22 km from Kanyakumari town and 7 km from Suchindram. Nagarcoil Nagaraja Temple is an important tourist... Read More »
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  • Type: Museum
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Government Museum, Kanyakumari
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The Government Museum is located on Beach Road, near the Tourist Office. The Government Museum of Kanyakumari was established in the year 1991 as a multipurpose museum. There is a vast collection of exhibits in the museum which are related to anthropology, archaeology,... Read More »
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Sunset Point, Kanyakumari

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