Places to visit in Kanyakumari
Kanyakumari is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. If you planned to go to the district then do not miss the unique sunrise and sunset view at the meet point of Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean, and the Arabian Sea. Some other major tourist spots in and around the district are Kanyakumari Temple, Padmanabhapuram Palace, Our Lady of Ransom Church, Chitharal Village, Gandhi Memorial, several beaches and many more.
Kanyakumari Temple is one of the major attractions in the town dedicated to the goddess Parvati or Sati. It is believed that the temple is one of the 51 Hindu Sakti Pitha.
Vivekananda Rock Memorial in Kanyakumari was constructed in 1970 on the top of a rock island near the meet place of three oceans. The small island is about 491 km away from sea beach.
Suchindram Temple has Located about 12 km away from Kanyakumari which dedicated to Hindu Lord Siva, Vishnu, and Brahma.
Our Lady of Ransom Church was constructed during 1914 by Francis Xavier. The church has a length of 153 ft and height 153 ft.
Padmanabhapuram Palace is one of the most popular attractions in the state Tamil Nadu. It is Located about 14 km away from Nagercoil Town.
Vattakottai Fort is a historical site located about 7 km away from Kanyakumari City. You will find a lovely view from the top of the fort of surrounding sea and location.
Thiruvalluvar Statue is one of the popular tourist spots in Kanyakumari. It is located near Vivekananda Memorial on a small island.
St. Francis Xavier’s church is located at Kottar in Nagercoil town. You will also find here some Temples which are dedicated to Hindu Gods.
Udayagiri was a fort constructed by the King Marthanda Varma, but, now it turned into a bio-diversity park by Kanyakumari District authority.
Baywatch amusement park (water theme park) and Wax museum are two important attractions of Kanyakumari which located just two km away from Kanyakumari City center.
Chitharal is a small village of the district famous for ancient Jain Monuments and culture. It is located about 8 km away from Marthandam and 54 km from Kanyakumari Town.
Thirunandikkara temple is the architecture of Pallava Dynasty located about 21 km away from Kanyakumari Town. It is rock-cut cave temple created after the seventh century.
Thengapattinam Beach has located at Painkulam village about 36 km away from Nagercoil Town, and 54 km away from Kanyakumari. You can enter here with a ferry on hire.
Olakaruvi waterfalls are a lovely spot for adventure which is about 21 km away from Nagercoil. It is a rocky-forested area; the best option is to go with a group.
Keeriparai is a small forestry hill including some beautiful waterfalls. It is famous for wild elephants located about 31 km away from Nagercoil Town.
Kodhayar is a hilly forest located about 61 km away from Kanyakumari. You need to obtain a Forest Department permission to access the entire forest. This forest is famous for wild bison.
Muttom village is a popular tourists spots of Kanyakumari District. It is surrounded by hilly regions including a lovely church located in the center of the village.
Sanguthurai Beach is about 9 km away from Nagercoil town. It is a beautiful palm-fringed and sandy beach which was smashed by.