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About Kanyakumari

Facts to know about Kanyakumari

Place:Kanyakumari
State: Tamil Nadu
Pincode: 629001
Language: Malayalam,Tamil
Weather:Summer 23°C to 35°C, Winter 17°C to 21°C
Currency:Indian Rupee INR
Best Time To Visit Kanyakumari:October to March
Ideal Duration: 2 Days

Kanyakumari

Things To Do in Kanyakumari

There are numerous activities to do in Kanyakumari for visitors. From sightseeing to shopping to adventurous trekking, the city has all to make your stay memorable. With its beautiful beaches on the coastline, Kanyakumari is one of the most exotic and the perfect place to spend the evening. You can visit Kanyakumari Temple, Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Kumari Amman Temple or the Vattakottai Fort which are amongst the most popular sights in Kanyakumari to keep its tourists fascinated by its charm & beauty. Adventure lovers can go on trekking at Marunthuvazh Malai which is quite a place for trekkers. Shopping in Kanyakumari can be a good experience if you like handicraft items. Other than these, you can find temples, churches, museum in the city to explore more.

Places to see in Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari has been one of the major tourist attraction because of its art, cultural and religious importance of the ancient times. The various temples in Kanyakumari are frequently visited by thousands of pilgrims from all over the world. The pristine beautiful beaches and the museums attract a huge no. of tourists to the city. Shown below are few of the top places to visit in Kanyakumari.
Kanyakumari Beach with light house: Kanyakumari beach is the most popular beach in Kanyakumari known for its magnificent sunrise and sunset views. The beach also has a light house which provides beautiful view of the surrounding, worth watching.

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Vivekananda Rock Memorial: It is built on the top of two rocks 500 metres off the shore and at a height of around 17 metres above the sea level, making it one of the most enchanting places in Southern India. It opens on all days between 08:00 am to 04:00 pm to fascinate all its visitors.

Kanyakumari Temple: Built on seashore, the temple is devote to Kumari Amman. It is said she kept waiting for her groom on her wedding day who never came. The nose ring on the idol shines brightly and is said could be seen from great distances. There have been numerous accidents because of the light. Ships strayed off its course and crashed into rocks attracted by the light. Since then the eastern door of the temple has been closed to avoid such accidents. The door is opened only five days every year.

Government Museum: You can visit Government museum which has a wide range of old coins, bronze sculptures, wood carvings and tribal objects to its showcase and holds great historical importance.

Wax Museum: The wax museum is another hotspot for tourists worth a visit.

Food and Shopping in Kanyakumari

Food & Shopping in Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari offers the traditional South Indian cuisine to its visitors that includes Idli, Dosa, Chutney, Vada, Sambhar, Rasam, Upma and more. One can also find North-Indian, Gujarati, Chinese, Rajasthani cuisines here.
You can go shopping in Kanyakumari to shop for traditional sarees, decorative items, souvenirs made of sea shells.
Bamboo and wood items are another popular items one can shop for.

How to reach Kanyakumari by Bus

Kanyakumari is well connected with cities like Bangalore, Chennai, Madurai etc which has regular bus services to Kanyakumari. You can book Kanyakumari bus tickets from anywhere in the country through online portals or reliable travel agency.

How to reach Kanyakumari by Taxi

You can hire a taxi from anywhere and reach Kanyakumari. The beautiful countryside of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka are well-connected with Kanyakumari through a good network of roads and highways.

How to reach Kanyakumari by Train

Kanyakumari has its own Railway station. Kanyakumari Express is wll connected to cities like Mumbai and Bangalore. One can also reach to Trivandrum Railway Station which is around 80 kms away from Kanyakumari. Once you reach Trivandrum, you can board another train to Kanyakumari or hire a taxi.

How to reach Kanyakumari by Air

Nearest Airport to Kanyakumari is the Trivandrum International Airport which is well connected with major cities in India and some gulf countries. From the airport, you can hire a taxi or board a train/bus to Kanyakumari.
Nearest Airport to Kanyakumari: Trivandrum International Airport 63 kms

Kanyakumari Distance from near by Places

Rameshwaram to Kanyakumari distance - 309 km
Trivandrum to Kanyakumari distance - 90 km
Kovalam to Kanyakumari distance - 82 km
Thiruvananthapuram to Kanyakumari distance - 90 km
Varkala to Kanyakumari distance - 127 km
Thekkady to Kanyakumari distance - 350 km

Hellotravel Rating to visit Kanyakumari

Hellotravel rating for Couples - 4 star
Hellotravel rating for Kids - 4 star
Hellotravel rating for Family - 5 star
Hellotravel rating for Friends - 3 star

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Kanyakumari Rating & Reviews

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Vishwaspharate957
08 Nov 2022 09:54 PM

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Kumari swati
20 Jun 2019 11:52 PM

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in hotel 2rooms booked. one was 2person occupancy and the 2nd room was 3person occupancy. but the hotel person did not provide the extra bed for the 3rd person. simran sharma did not helped me out after taking full amount. she is literally non co operative professionals. i appeal dont go by this trip organiser.
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22 Mar 2019 02:31 AM

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sunset point is to good in kanyakumari
Amit.kr.misra
11 Mar 2019 07:53 PM

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Nice trip
Nageshnba
27 Feb 2019 08:21 AM

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good, hard to find veg hotes

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17 Jan 2024
Best time to visit Kanyakumari

The perfect time for visitors to plan their trip to Kanyakumari is during winters. During this time the temperature remains cool about 18 degrees Celsius. Along with it, people can also prefer to visit during monsoons, but the heavy rains and humidity may is the main problem.

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Kanniyakumari district, which deceit in the southernmost tip of Peninsular India, is well-known for its splendid hills, beaches, immaculate rivers and roundabout rivulets. The district has a smell of architecture civilization and customs of neighbouring Kerala diverse with the rich bottomless society, culture and architecture of Tamil Nadu. Here is the list of 10 Best Places to visit in Tamil Nadu

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