Kanyakumari is famous for the Vivekananda Rock Memorial, the Statue of Thiruvalluvar, and the Temple of the Virgin Goddess Kanyakumari. It is also famous for Triveni Sangam, the sea view, and beautiful beaches. To enjoy all these things, tourists from different parts of India and the world visit Kanyakumari.
About The Kanyakumari
Kanyakumari is a town located in the Kanyakumari district of Tamil Nadu state. It is on India’s southern tips. This place is the end of the land. Beyond that, there are three oceans merging with each other. It is a popular tourist destination in India. This place can be covered with the Kerala trip. It is near Thiruvananthapuram, the capital city of Kerala state.
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
The Vivekananda Rock Memorial is one of the most popular attractions in Kanyakumari. It is located on an island a few meters in the sea. The Hindu Philosopher Swami Vivekananda did mediation on the rock in the Indian ocean for 2 days and attained enlightenment. This memorial was built in memory of Swami Vivekananda. There is a meditation hall in the memorial. The visitors can do meditation on the chanting mantras of OM sound. The approach to the Memorial is through a ferry ride with cost. The place is very clean, pleasant, and a must-visit.
Statue Of Thiruvalluvar
It is a famous and important landmark in Kanyakumari. Thiruvalluvar was a Tamil poet and philosopher. In memory of the great poet, a 133-foot-tall stone sculptor was built in the ocean and an attraction in Kanyakumari. The material used for building the statue was stone and concrete. It is near the Vivekananda Rock Memorial. The approach to the statue is through the ferry ride with cost. Entry is allowed between 8 am to 4 pm. It is worth visiting.
Devi Kanyakumari Temple
The Goddess Bhagavathi is also known as Kanyakumari. The temple of Kanyakumari is a pilgrimage place and one of the sacred temple in India. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Parvathi in the form of a virgin girl. It is considered one of the Shakti Peeths. The temple is the main attraction in Kanyakumari. It is located at the Triveni Sangam of the three oceans. All male entering the temple has to wear a mundu (Loongi) whereas the upper part of the body has no garments.
It is the southernmost last tip of Indian land. Triveni Sangam is a union of three oceans, namely the Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea, and Bay of Bengal. The waves of three oceans strike at each other and with the land of Kanyakumari. The merging of the three oceans is differentiated by different colors of water. Those different colors of water can be seen by the naked eye. This is the best place to enjoy sunrise and sunset if there are no clouds. A majority of tourists come there to watch the sunrise and sunset. This beach is not safe to play. It is a place to enjoy the beauty of the different colors of the water, sunrise, and sunset.
Market of Kanyakumari
Kanyakumari has a market having beautiful things made from seashells and handicrafts. These items are available for sale in small shops near the beach area. Some vendors sell these items on the open market. The shop owner makes the items according to your requirement. Other things for sale are electronics items, kitchen items, and decorative items. All these items are available at a higher price. If you are a master in bargaining, then you can get these items at a lower price. The shopping market is near the beach and a rock memorial.
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