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Visting Hours : 8 AM To 4 PM

Vivekananda Rock

On the evening of December 25, 1892, Swami Vivekananda who had come to Kannyakumari on pilgrimage swam to the rock and spent the whole night there in deep meditation. He then resolved to decide himself to the service of the Motherland and to spread the message of Vedanta. Next year he attended the Parliament of Religions in Chicago, an event of seminal importance in the modern history of Hinduism. To commemorate his visit to the rock a superb memorial has been erected. It attracts thousands of visitors.

 

Sunrise/Sunset

Surrounded by the seas on three sides, this beach is one of the most visited places in Kanyakumari. A unique beach, popular for its majestic views of sunrise and sunset. On the full moon days, you can experience the fabulous view of sunset and moonrise simultaneously in the ocean's horizon. A place that you shouldn't miss to visit in Kanyakumari.

Visting Hours : 8 AM To 4 PM

Tiruvalluvar Statue

Thiruvalluvar is the immortal poet of Tamil Nadu and has given to the world Thirukkural. The memorial statue of Thiruvalluvar is in Kanyakumari. The pedestal 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 entire sculpture. The 3 tier pedestal known as Atharapeedam is surrounded by an artistic Mandapa known as Alankara Mandapam with 38 feet height. Surrounding the Alankara Mandapa stand 10 elephant statues signifying 8 directions with earth and space down.

The father of Sri. Rama, the hero of Ramayana was called Dasaratha as he was able to charioteer in ten directions. To help the tourists to worship the holy feet of Thiruvalluvar 140 steps are constructed inside the Mandapa. The pedestal with a height of 38 feet represents the 38 chapters in the Book of Aram in Thirukural and the statue of 95 feet on the pedestal represents the total chapters in Porul (70 chapters) and Inbam (25 Chapters). Thus the statue symbolically, and artistically signifies that the theme of Porul and Inbam are based on Aram.

Visting Hours : 7 AM To 12 PM      4 PM To 8 PM

Gandhi Memorial

The place has been associated with great men like Swami Vivekananda and Mahatma Gandhi in whose names memorials have been here. They are very beautiful and add to the attraction of this place. The beautiful Gandhi Memorial completed in 1956, is situated as a memorial to the Father of the Nation. An urn of Mahatma Gandhi was kept here for public to pay homage before immersion. Mahatma Gandhi visited Kanyakumari twice in 1925 and 1937. Mahatma Gandhi visited Kanyakumari in January 1937. In 1948 his ashes were immersed in the sea waters in Kanyakumari.

In commemoration of this event a beautiful monument has been constructed here. Its central shape is 79 feet high representing the age of the Mahatma at the time of the sun at Mid day on 2nd October would fall on the peedam through a hole in the roof. 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.

Hours : 4.30 AM To 12.30 PM      4 PM To 8 PM

Devi Kanyakumari Temple

Devi Kanyakumari Temple has a shining diamond nose ring and it is visible even from the sea. The temple story says that this nose ring was obtained from king cobra. The light reflect from this nose ring mislead the mariner in wrong way to lighthouse. To prevent this situation happening again, the eastern door of the temple is closed always. This door will be opened only on few special occasions. "Kumari Amman Temple".Cameras and videos are not allowed inside the temple. Shirts are not allowed for men and must remove while entering into the temple.

 

Suchindram

Suchindrum is situated 13 km from Kanyakumari and is an important pilgrim centre. Suchindrum known as Gnanaranya, is well known for its sculptural wealth. It is one of the few temples in the country where the Trinity, Brahma, Vishnu and Ishvara, are worshipped. The temple enshrines Sri Sthanumalaya, the Trinity of God (Siva, Vishnu and Brahma). The linga is in three parts. The top represents "Sthanu" name of Siva,the middle "Mal" name of Vishnu, and the base "Ayan" name of Brahma.

Baywatch Amusement Park

Bay Waatch offers matchless excitement and promises a wholesome fun time with water slides, simulated Rain Dances and Wave Pools. The mildness of sunrays, the rumbling fountains and lush green landscape blends nature's beauty into a world ready for child and adult fantasies. A visit to Kanyakumari will convince you that it's a unique water park for fun and adventure for all ages.

3dvismaya

The paintings at Vismaya are depth-defying illustrations that appear real. These paintings have been hand picked for their wholesome look so that visitors can take pictures by posing in- front of it and the pic would actually look real. The response received to the wax museum since its opening in last week of December 2005 is tremendous.

Wax Museum

The wax museum catches up with the imagination of the people. Meet eminent people, click photographs and look up to a learning experience.Some wax museums have a special section dubbed the 'chamber of horrors' in which the more grisly exhibits are displayed. Some collections are more specialized, as for example collections of wax medical models once used for training medical professionals.

9D Cinema

Not just special effects, the hydraulic seats also move in six directions making an adventure film almost real as one is thrown sideways or falls forward in the show.

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