Kanyakumari Tourism

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Vey good place. Would recommend

Vey good place. Would recommend  Video Review

Thiruvalluvar Statue

Imran mollah
7th Jan 18

Peace, sanctity and sometime with yourself

Peace, sanctity and sometime with yourself  Video Review

Vivekananda Rock Memorial

Siddharth Ajmera
12th Nov 17

Amazing view of sunrise.

Amazing view of sunrise.  Video Review

Sunrise Point

Siddharth Ajmera
12th Nov 17

Sunset point in Kanyakumari-recommend to visit

Sunset point in Kanyakumari-recommend to visit  Video Review

Sunset Point

Chinthireddysoumya
10th Jun 17

Very pleasant place to spend time with family

Very pleasant place to spend time with family  Video Review

Vivekananda Rock Memorial

Chinthireddysoumya
10th Jun 17

Vivekananda rock memorial pleasant weather to spen

Vivekananda rock memorial pleasant weather to spen  Video Review

Vivekananda Rock Memorial

Bharath reddy Chinthireddy
10th Jun 17

Sai Baba temple in the highway. It's quiet n calm

Sai Baba temple in the highway. It's quiet n calm  Video Review

Shri Shirdi SaiBaba Aanantha Alayam

Karthik
26th Nov 17

Superb location to make your day awesome

Superb location to make your day awesome  Video Review

Vivekananda Rock Memorial

Narsing rao
19th Jul 17

View tower,kanyakumari

View tower,kanyakumari  Video Review

View Tower

Abhishek Ranjan
28th Dec 17

View in tower

View in tower  Video Review

View Tower

Ashusonu
28th Dec 17

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Shakti Acharya

Shakti Acharya5.0/5

1 review

Road trip from Delhi to Kanyakumari in XUV500 w6 automatic

Day 1(June 1st)- we started at 6am from Delhi to Jaipur covered 281km..stayed at Tanvi's place booked through AIRBNB and rested till 2pm...had a lunch at Handi restaurant..spl...LAAL MAAS...then went on to see Jaipur fort..hawa mahal...Amer fort...best was sunset at naharpur fort..top.

Day 2(June 2nd)- we started at 8 am..had bf at highway...poha kachori with kadi...simply awesome... Jaipur to Pushkar was 135km..went Pushkar lake...bharma temple.....had awesome lassi...then we went to Ajmer at stayed at hotel cross-lane..booked through MMYT...simply awesome stay and food...they arranged for our special dargh visit..evening we went to lake too..must visit...and also had awesome lassi..

Day 3(June 3rd)- we started after awesome breakfast from Ajmer to mount abu 366km..stayed at KAKA INN booked through MMYT..in evening drive up to dilwara jain temple...and guru shikar...and late evening spent time at Lake...simply awesome!

Day 4(June 4th) - we started after forgetable breakfast from mount abu to Ahmedabad 227km stayed at lemon tree premier awesome hotel with cover basement swimming pool with greek art...we just relaxed full day...at hotel...swimming and sleeping...

Day 5(June 5th)- we started after awesome breakfast from Ahmedabad to surat near dumas beach...stayed at rucha's place booked through AIRBNB...Very near to dumas beach....

Day 6(June 6th) - we started early at 6am from surat to Shirdi 546km stayed at pushpak resort booked through OYO room...having swimming pool...and good restaurant..just 500mtr from temple...and they do pick and drop...please do online Darshan booking for shirdi with time and take printout..

Day 7(June 7th)- we started after nice breakfast at 8am from Shirdi to Mumbai 253km and stayed at sonal's place booked through AIRBNB...near juhu beach...awesome location..beach was just 300mtr...iskon temple just 200...pvr 300 mtr...prime location..

Day 8(June 8th)- Mumbai spend day in relaxing

Day 9(June 9th) -Mumbai- juhu beach..haji ali..shree sidhivinayak temple...and awesome sea food at Mahesh lunch home...bit costly..but worth it..

Day 10(June 10th)- we started early 3am from Mumbai to goa 216km stayed at harish's place booked through AIRBNB..very near to beach and swimming pool...

Day 11(June 11th)- goa- relaxed....

Day 12(June 12th)- we started in morning 8am from goa to Udupi 301km...best and cleanest beach of India...stayed at paradise isle beach resort...booked through MMYT..best location...facing beach...had best food at woodland restaurant in udupi.

Day 13(June 13th)- we started at 7am  from Udupi to Mysore 308km...stayed at Regents  Central Herald very close to Mysore palace 2km..
Nice and clean hotel..

Day 14(June 14th)- we started after nice breakfast in morning at 8am from Mysore to Kodaikanal 336km awesome drive through dense forest we stayed at richwin hotel booked through MMYT...forgetable experience...but very neat to lake...and botanical park..

Day 15(June 15th) - we started early 5am from Kodaikanal to Kanyakumari 345km stayed at Tricia hotel booked through MMYT...best location just 200mtr from Sangam...with swimming at top...and give perfect view of kanyakumari...for sunset and sunrise...

Day 16(June 16th)-we started 3am in morning from  kanyakumari to Bangalore 670km...went to see Bannerghatta park...awesome safari...spend time with family and relatives in Bangalore...

Day 17(June 17th)- we started from Bangalore to Hyderabad 570km..stayed at bikannervala boutique hotel...very close to lake...had paradise biryani....

Day 18(June 18th)- we started from Hyderabad to Nagpur 501km stayed at hotel orient grand..no booked through OYO room...relaxed full..

Day 19(June 19th)- we started from Nagpur to Orchha 599km stayed at Hardik resort...booked through MMYT..

Day 20(June 20)- we started early at 6am from Orchha to Delhi 485km ...back to sweet home...via Agra...!

We did it...road trip from Delhi to Kanyakumari and back to Delhi...

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Sanjivani dixit

Sanjivani dixit5.0/5

3 reviews

Kanyakumari rock memorial, Vivekanand ashram worth visiting

Though sceptical about visiting in may weather was good occasional showers. The newly built Ramayana gallery at Vivekananda Aashkam is exclusive and worth visiting. For ferry to rock memorial buying vip tickets is essential if you wish to avoid long queues.

Kanyakumari Overview

History of Kanyakumari

Often referred to as ‘Cape Comorin’, Kanyakumari lies at the southernmost tip of mainland India. This beautiful town of Tamil Nadu is located at the intersection of the Arabian Sea, the Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Mannar. Being a coastal town, it is a major hub for trade and commerce. Kanyakumari had been ruled by many dynasties which include the Pandyas, Cholas and the Nayaks. The place gets its name from the goddess of Kanyakumari. From temples to beaches to monuments, there are plenty of places to see inKanyakumari.

People and Culture of Kanyakumari

The mixed culture of Kanyakumari is reflected in its architectural style and cuisine. Hindus and Christians form the major part of the population. Tamil and Malayalam are two of the predominant languages of the region. Kathakali is the traditional dance form of the place. Some of the major festivals celebrated in the place are Chaitra Purnima, Navratri and the Holy Annual Festival of the Catholic Church.

Things To Do in Kanyakumari

From sightseeing to shopping, there are numerous things to do inKanyakumari. Kanyakumari Beach is among the most popular places to visit in Kanyakumari. It is the confluence of the Arabian Sea, the Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal. It is known for its splendid views of the sunset and sunrise. The beach has a light house which offers a beautiful view of the surrounding. Vivekananda Rock Memorial is one of the chief Kanyakumari attractions. It lies 500 metres off the shore. It is built on the top of two rocks and at a height of around 17 metres above the sea level, making it one of the most enchanting places in Southern India.

Kanyakumari sightseeing is incomplete without visiting the Padmanabhapuram Palace. It is regarded as one of the most beautiful palaces of India and is a symbol of rich cultural heritage. Considered to be one of the top ten palaces in the world, it is made entirely from wood and exhibits authentic Kerala style of architecture. Gandhi Memorial, Thiruvalluvar Statue and Kumari Amman Temple are some of the other important Kanyakumari places to visit.

Food and Shopping in Kanyakumari

The cuisine of Kanyakumari is the traditional South Indian food. The dishes generally have a generous flavor of coconut and spices. Tourists can also savour fresh sea food during the Kanyakumari tour. Hotel Saravana, Hotel Sea View and Sangam Restaurant are some of the well known restaurants that serve authentic South Indian delicacies.

After sightseeing in Kanyakumari, one can indulge in shopping. Traditional sarees, decorative items, souvenirs and artefacts made of sea shells, bamboo and wood are some of the popular items that one can shop for. There are numerous shops within the premises of the temples and near the beach. Tamil Nadu Co-Optex Sales Emporium, Tamil Nadu Crafts, Poompuhar are some of the popular shopping centres that sell handicraft items, textiles, etc.

Accommodation in Kanyakumari

Tourists who are inquiring about how to reach Kanyakumari can choose from among various options since it is well connected by road, rail and air. Located at a distance of 67 km, Trivandrum International Airport is the closest airport to Kanyakumari. One can also rent a taxi or take a train to Kanyakumari.

From luxury to budget hotels to lodges, homestays and resorts, there are ample of accommodation options in Kanyakumari. Tourists can also look for hotels in Kanyakumari that are located in the vicinity of Kanyakumari tourist places.



Photos of Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari Beach, Kanyakumari

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Santhosh Wilson

Kanyakumari Beach, Kanyakumari
Kanyakumari Beach, Kanyakumari

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Kiran Bavimani

Kanyakumari Beach
Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Kanyakumari

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Asmita Pradhan

Kanyakumari Temple
Padmanabhapuram Palace , Kanyakumari

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Kiran Bavimani

Padmanabhapuram Palace

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