Places To Visit In Kanyakumari: Enjoy Both Sunset And Sunrise!

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Gopika VC

Kanyakumari is one of India's top tourist destinations. A simple search for Kanyakumari tourism spots returns a big list. The best ones are listed here.

It's a popular Kanyakumari attraction. Swami Vivekananda's memorial was built in 1970 on one of two Lakshadweep Sea rocks. Vivekananda gained enlightenment here.

Vivekananda Rock Memorial

This beautiful statue is a tribute to the great philosopher and poet Thiruvalluvar. It is on a small island near Kanyakumari.

Thiruvalluvar Statue

Thirparappu Falls is one of Kanyakumari's greatest attractions. The falls' 50-foot drop mystifies the environment.

Thirparappu Falls

Padmanabhapuram Palace in Tamil Nadu is one of India's most beautiful palaces and represents the country's rich cultural heritage well.

Padmanabhapuram Palace

Kanyakumari Beach or Cape Comorin Beach is a must-see. The pristine beach is a traveler's dream on the southernmost part of the Indian peninsula.

Kanyakumari Beach

This temple is stunningly beautiful. Four musical pillars cut from a single stone are one of the temple's highlights.

Thanumalayan Temple Sthanumalayan Kovil

Gandhi Mandapam is historical. Mahatma Gandhi's ashes were kept here before being dispersed at sea.

Gandhi Mandapam

Ullakaarvi Falls is one of Kanyakumari's greatest. The lower waterfall is perfect for a picnic, but the larger one requires a kilometer-long hike.

Olakaruvi Falls

Kanyakumari Wax Museum is a must-see for travellers visiting this city. As India's first wax museum, it opened on 24 December 2005.

Wax Museum

Sothavilai beach is one of Kanyakumari's most popular. The shallow waters are perfect for swimming and bathing.

Sothavilai Beach

When you're in Kanyakumari, you should go to Sanguthurai Beach, which is one of the most peaceful and clean beaches you can find.

Sanguthurai Beach

Sunset in India's southernmost coast is breathtaking. It's the only area in India to see both sunset and sunrise.

Sunset Point

The 115-foot-tall, 1-kilometer-long bridge is Asia's longest and highest hanging bridge. The late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Thiru. K. Kamaraj sanctioned its construction in 1966.

Mathur Aqueduct

This little fort can be surrounded on foot in 30 minutes, but the high point is watching the Bay of Bengal and windmill farm from the ramparts.

Vattakottai Fort