One of the best place to visit in Kanyakumari is The place has been linked with great men like Swami Vivekananda and Mahatma Gandhi in whose names memorials have been built. They are very stunning and add to the attraction of this place. This beautiful Memorial was completed in 1956, and is situated as a memorial to the Father of the Nation. The memorial was transferred to the administrative control of the Public Information and Public Relations Department from Public Works Department of Government of Tamil Nadu in the year 1978 and its Visting Hours are - 7 AM To 7 PM .
Another Tourist attraction in Kanyakumari is Thiruvallu is the everlasting poet of Tamil Nadu and has recognized to the world as Thirukkural. The memorial statue of Thiruvallu is in Kanniyakumari. The base of the statue is of 38 feet height and the statue over it is 95 feet tall with a grand total of 133 feet for the whole statue. The 3 tier pedestal known as Atharapeedam is bounded by an artistic Mandapa known as Alankara Mandapam with 38 feet height.
Another best place to visit in Kanyakumari is An additional monument Kamarajar Manimandapam was raised and devoted to Late. Sri. Kamarajar, The freedom fighter, Former Chief minister of Tamil Nadu, President of Indian National Congress. He was popularly known as Black Gandhi in the middle of the ample and king maker during congress government.
One of the best tourist attraction in Kanyakumari is Vivekananda Rock Memorial is another place in Kanniyakumari which seeks attention on an average of thousands of tourists. It is fundamentally a blessed monument, built by the Vivekananda Rock Memorial Committee to remember the visit of Swamy Vivekananda to “Shripada Parai” during 24th, 25th and 26th December 1892 for deep meditation and enlightenment.
The Sunrise can be seen in Kanniyakumari throughout the year at Bay of Bengal. Also the Sunset can be seen from View Tower throughout the year except the months of June, July and August.
Magnificent view of landscape, seashore, Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Thiruvallu Statue etc., can be seen at View Tower and from beginning to end with Telescope.
Another place to see in Tamil Nadu is The Government Museum, situated on the Beach Road has a good compilation of sculptured artifacts and crafts of South Indian Temples and is one of the “Must Visited” places in Kanniyakumari.
One of the most popular Tourist attraction in Kanyakumari is Gugunathaswamy Temple. This is almost 1000 year old temple and is have been built by the King Raja Raja Chola. The architectural approach of the Cholas is hushed apparent in this temple and it is located near Railway Station.
One of the best place to visit in Suchindrum is a little village about 12 km. from Kanniyakumari and concerning seven kilometres from Nagercoil. This holy place is located on the bank of the river Pazhayar, adjoining fertile fields and coconut groves and the temple is dedicated to Sri Sthanumalayan.
The fort was rebuilt in the reign of Marthandama, the Venad King, during 1741- 44. In the early days, the fort was of planned importance. Prisoners captured in the campaign against Tippu were confined in this fort for some time.