On the seaside is built a large, beautiful memorial dedicated to the Indian philosopher, Swami Vivekananda, who is said to have meditated here before setting out as one of India's most important religious crusaders. There is a Dhyana Mandapam for one to sit in a serene atmosphere and meditate. This memorial is on two rocky islands projecting from the sea about 400 m offshore. The Indian philosopher Swami Vivekananda came here in 1892. The memorial has been built on the Vivekananda Rock where the great philosopher -... read more
The temple located on the shore of the Bay of Bengal is one of the six abodes of Lord Subramanya, drawing a perennial stream of devotees. It is about 85 kms. from Kanyamunari and is also connected by rail from Tirunelveli Junction. The temple overlooking the singing sea is an inspiring sight. It is situated on the Kanyamumari - Tuticorin - Rameswaram bus route. This temple is built close to the seashore. Lord Muruga vanquished the asura Surapadman, with his army in Veeramahendrapuram. Tiruchendur is the Aarupadai v... read more
Built in memory of Gandhiji, the memorial is a good example of modern architecture. Every year on Gandhiji's birthday 2nd October, the sun's rays fall at the exact spot where the urn was displayed before immersion. It resembles an Orissan temple. Built in memory of Gandhiji, the memorial is good example of modern architecture. Here, the last remains of Gandhiji are kept for public viewing. Next to the Kumari Amman Temple, this striking memorial stored the Mahatma's ashes until they were immersed in the sea.
The southernmost tip of India is Kanyakumari, and is the meeting point of Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal. The Kanyakumari Beach is highly ranked because of its paragon beauty and scenic view. Noisy sea water and eternal rocks makes this beach as one of the most frequented beaches in the world. The beach is known for its stunning sunrise and sunset, which offers a beautiful visual panorama to the visitors. The view of the sunset and moonrise on an April full moon day is magnificent and attracts a huge number of visit... read more
Mahabalipuram is located 58 km south of Chennai. Mahabalipuram is known for its ancient remains like caves, chariots, and temples. Mahablipuram is streamlined along with Bay of Bengal. Mahabalipuram is hottest tourist destination India. Its unbelievable sceneries and many other nature
Gandhi Memorial is located in Kanyakumari and is a centre of cultural importance. Gandhi Memorial is a home to a colossal Library that is packed with rare historical books based on the life and activities of Mahatma Gandhi. There are several thousand books in the library along with pamphlets, magazines etc. it is open for public reading on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 am to 4 pm. During the months of July and August the Library remains closed because special programs are held there during that time.
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Picturesquely situated overlooking the shore this temple is dedicated to Parvathi as Devi Kanya- the Virgin Goddess-- who did penance to obtain the hand of Lord Siva. The bright diamond nose ring of the Goddess is world famous.
The temple is situated on the beach and there are long queues to enter this temple. Picturesquely situated overlooking the shore, this temple and the nearby ghat attract pilgrims from all over India to worship and to bathe. Only Hindus are allowed in this temple.