10 Best Places to see in Kanyakumari

10 Best Places to see in Kanyakumari

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1. Vivekananda Rock Memorial

Vivekananda Rock Memorial

One of the most popular tourist attractions of Kanyakumari is Swami Vivekananda Rock Memorial. Established in 1970, this historical monument is located at about 500 metres east off mainland of Vavathurai. The main purpose of constructing the building is to honour the spiritual teacher and philospoher Swami Vivekananda

Openeing Time 

All days of the week

8AM - 4 PM

Visit Duration 2 to 3 hours

2. Thanumalayan Temple

One of the best places to see in Kanyakumari is Thanumalayan Temple. Suchindram Anjaneyar Temple is also called as Thanumalaya Perumal temple. It’s a belief that Lord Shiva stayed at Suchindram Temple when Devi came for self-punishment at Kanyakumari. There is a large Hanuman statue in the temple and “vada mala” pooja is special for this Hanuman. The statue is 18 feet high and depicts ‘visoopam‘.Hanuman Temple is dedicated to Sri Thanumalayan. 


Location and Transportation
By Air
The nearest airport to Thanumalayan Temple is Thiruvananthapuram International airport, Thiruvananthapuram which is 70 Km away from Thanumalayan Temple.
By Train
The nearest railway station to Thanumalayan Temple is Nagercoil Junction which is 3 Km away from Thanumalayan Temple. 
By Bus
Suchindram is about 11 km from Kanyakumari and about 7 km from Nagarkoil lying between these two towns. Busses ply from Thirunelveli, Kanyakumari and Trivandram

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3. Padmanabhapuram Palace

Another places to see in Kanyakumari is Thiruvallu Statue
Catch any bus going towards Kanyakumari from Trivandrum and get down at Thuckalay.
Padmanabhapuram Palace is some 3 km from Thuckalay which can be reached by a private auto 40 Rs but there are also frequent Tamilnandu State Transport busses from Thuckalay bus stand those will drop you at the fort entrance in just 3 INR..

Distance –Trivandrum 55 km, Nagarcoil 20 km

4. Thiruvalluvar Statue

Looking like an Indian Colossus of Rhodes, the towering statue on the smaller island next to the Vivekananda Memorial is of the ancient Tamil poet Thiruvallu. Work of more than 5000 sculpture, it was erected in 2000 and honours the poet’s 133-chapter work Thirukural – hence its height of exactly 133ft 40.5m. 

Opening Closing Time 8 am to 4 pm Daily

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5. Kanyakumari Beach

One of the best places to see in Kanyakumari is the Kanyakumari beach which is regarded as one of the best beaches in India. Peace-lovers love this place and it is the point where bay of bengal and arabian sea meets.

How to Reach 

  1. By Air The Nearest airport is Thiruvanathapuram which is just 90 kms away. It has both the domestic and international terminals
  2. By Rail Kanyakumari is well connected by rail services with all the major cities in India like Mumbai Bangalore Delhi
  3. By Road Kanyakumari has a good road network which connects to the major cities and towns in South India like Chennai, Bangalore, Madurai, Pondicherry, Trivandrum and so on. Tourist taxis and auto rickshaws are also available for travel in Kanyakumari

6. Bhagavathy Amman Temple

Another Tourist Attraction in Kanyakumari is Bhagavathy Amman Temple. The Mandaikadu Bhagavathi Amman Temple, situated on the Nagercoil-Colachel Highway in a small coastal town in Tamil Nadu's Kanyakumari district, is known as a Sabarimala for women

Best Time to visit in Morning from 6am  to 9am 

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7. Adi Keshava Perumal Temple

The temple was built by Bhoota ganas of shiva.Avathara Sthalam of Swami Ramanujar.The utsava vigraham of Ramanujar’s thirumanjana thirtam is said to cure many skin disease and many incurable diseases.

On the way to Kanchipuram one can see a huge arch with an inscription “Bhagavat Ramanujar Avatharitha Sriperumbudur” i.e. Birthplace of Srimad Ramanuja 

8. Mathur Aqueduct


One of the best place to see in Kanyakumari  is Mathoor Hanging Trough. It is the tallest as well as the longest trough bridge in Asia, having a height of 115 feet and a length of one kilometre. The bridge has been constructed in 1966, this bridge has become a place of tourist importance and hundreds of tourists visit this place daily . This is situated in Mathur, hamlet of Aruvikkarai revenue village in Thiruvattar Panchayat Union, about 60 km from Kanyakumari and about 60 km from the city of Trivandrum, the capital of Kerala state.

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9. Thirparappu Falls

One of the best place to see in kanyakumari is Thirparappu Falls. Thiraparappu falls is one of the ideal destination for nature lovers. The falls is from height of around 120 metres in the Kodai River and serene view brings the best scenic view.

How to Reach

Thirparappu is famous for its waterfalls and is located in Kanyakumari District of Tamil Nadu in the southern part of India. Thirparappu Falls is located 42 km 26 min  from Nagercoil 

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