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Formerly known as Cape Comorin, Kanyakumari is the southernmost tip of mainland India. This particular coastal destination is a popular holiday spot due to its grand beaches and access to the world’s three great water bodies namely the Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal. The town of Kanyakumari is also a rich cultural hub that dates back to the age of Plotemy. There are a wide number of temples, architectural structures, water related activities and scenic destination here which make it a great place to spend one’s holiday in. The town is also a pilgrimage destination for Hindus due to its mythological significance and legends associated with it.Book cape comorin tour packages here !
Attractions in and around
There is plenty to see and explore in Kanyakumari and Kerala tour packages offers the best of them to you. Some of the places that should not be missed out on when here would include:-
Mahatma Gandhi memorial
built to commemorate the immersion of Gandhi’s ashes at Kanyakumari, this memorial is one of a kind. The urn which held Gandhi’s ashes is said to have been kept here before the immersion so that people could pay their last respects to him. The memorial stands an astounding 79 feet high which coincides with his age during the time of his death. The monument houses things pertaining to Gandhi’s life like letters, documents, piece of the cloth in which he was shot dead etc. The operating hours of this memorial is from 7 am to 7 pm.
with a total height of 133 feet and the statue being 95 feet, this colossal structure dedicated to the poet Thiruvalluvar is a grand sight to see. The statue has been constructed with reference to the 38 chapters of the book called Aram which is represented by the 38 feet pedestal. One should not miss out on seeing this grand marvel of architecture when at Kanyakumari.
Vivekananda Rock memorial
also known as Indira Point, this rock memorial is located offshore and can be accessed only by a ferry. As the name suggests, the memorial was constructed in the honor of Swami Vivekananda who had visited Kanyakumari. The memorial consists of two parts namely, the Vivekananda Mandapam and Shripada Mandapam. The memorial is based on a rocky island and its visiting hours are between 8 am to 4 pm.
View Tower and telescope House
as the name suggests this tower offers scenic panoramic views of the area around the town. One can see spectacular views of the Thiruvalluvar statue, rock memorial and the pristine beaches which define Kanyakumari.
The town of Kanyakumari offers a wide range of activities to indulge in and some of the most delightful activities include:-
being bordered by three of the greatest water bodies there are a wide number of beaches adorning its coastline. The beach offers activities like swimming, sun bathing and walks around it.
Sun rise and Sunset views
the sunsets and sunrises that one can view from the coast are simply amazing. Watching the sun rise and fall from and into the watery horizon is something that is mesmerizingly beautiful.
Boat rides into the sea
if you are up for it you can explore the sea and ocean on boats that take you out into the great water bodies. When on these boat rides you may even get to see dolphins playing about if you are really lucky. The view of the town from the sea is something spectacular and you will definitely enjoy it.