The very end of India, Kanyakumari has been beautified with all the hues of nature. Here you can relax at beautiful beaches, unwind at cascading waterfalls and embrace spirituality at the impressive Kumari Amman Temple.
Kanyakumari Temple undoubtedly remains the most popular place to visit in Kanyakumari. Kanyakumari Temple is renowned for being one of the 108 Shakti Peeths in Hindu mythology. The temple is visited by thousands of Hindu devotees every year who fall in love with its serenity and unbelievable architectural style. Suchindrum is another highly popular temple located 11 kilometres from the city. The temple is popular for its exclusive Dravidian style architecture and its huge gopurams with the highest one rising to a height of 134 feet.
Vivekananda Rock Memorial is another splendid monument located on a small island off of Kanyakumari. Its serene location has won it great popularity. It features a spectacular architecture which was raised in the year 1970. The island is accessible by a ferry boat which leads you to its two main structures, including Vivekananda Mandapam and the Shripada Mandapam. Another architectural wonder of Kanyakumari is the Padmanabhapuram Palace which once housed the Travancore Rulers. Today, one can see numerous ancient artefacts exhibited in the King’s council Chamber, Thai Kottaram and the Natakasala.
Kanyakumari’s Thiruvalluvar Statue also catches the attention of everyone with its larger than life aura. This biggest statue in Asia rises to a height of 133 feet and is dedicated to the Saint Poet Thiruvalluvar, a popular Tamil Poet.
Also, do save some time to visit the Kanyakumari Beach on a clear day where you can unwind amidst jovial sun and pleasant winds.