Kanyakaumari is one of the major tourist destinations in India which is also known as the Cape Comorin is located in Thamilnadu state, India. There are lots of attractions in Kanyakumari to make a pleasure trip. Let us find major attraction in Kanyakumari. It is a world famous location to watch sunrise and sunset.
The attractive Mahatma Gandhi Memorial was built in 1956. The father of the nation visited the place twice in 1925 and 1937. His ashes merged in the Kanyakumari in 1948. The Memorial of Gandhi is under the control of Information and Public Relations department. The visiting time is between 7.00 Am to 7.00 Pm.
Thiruvalluvar is the legendary poet of Thamilnadu. To give respect and keep hi memories the people of Thamilnadu made his statue in Kanyakumari. It is having the height of 133 feet, including its pedestal of the statue. Dr. V. Ganapathy Sthapathi is the chief Sculpture of the statue. The main contribution of the Thiruvalluvar to the world is Thirukkural which consisting of 1330 couplets or Kurals.
The Kanyakumari beach is one of the famous tourist destinations in South India. It is also a religious spot for Hindus. The experience of watching sunrise and sunset is very much attractive there. The best time to visit the Kanyakumari beach to see the amazing beauty is the time of Chaitrapurnima (full moon days in April). The traveler can enjoy the panoramic view of the sea from lighthouse, located there.
It covers the area of 402.4 km2 (155.4 sq mi) , declared as the Wild Life Sanctuary in February 2008. There are animals like tiger, Indian Bison, Indian Rock Python, elephant, Mouse deer, Lion-tailed Macaque, Sambar deer, Nilgiri Tahr.etc.
It is called as Sanjeevani Mountain. It is the portion that fell down from the hand of Hanuman when he was flying with the rock.
The historical palace is situated in Kanyakumari,Thamilnadu. It is located in the Padmanabhapuram village of Kanyakumari. The big palace rated as one of the top palaces in the world which was built by Iravipillai Iravivarma Kulasekhara Perumal in the 17th century. It is expose the traditional architecture style of Kerala. The wooden usage is in very large scale to build the palace. There is hall named as Navarathri Mandapam' in the palace made by black granite. Today, the palace is maintained by the Archeological Department of Kerala. The perfect wood carvings and others will explain you the lifestyle of the King
There are also the presents of historical churches also as St. Xavier's Cathedral. It was built by St. Francis Xavier. The year of construction happened in 1600. A.D.
The luxurious water theme park is located around 2km from Kanyakumari with lots of fun. It gives entertainment for both children and adults. It is has lots of riders, pools, sky cabs,etc. There is also a Wax museum.
If you want to spend more days in Kanyakumari, There are lots of attractions in both historical and modern views in terms of cultural, religious, natural, etc .Let us find the below list of other attractions in Kanyakumari
• Arokiyanathar Alayam, Vavathurai
• Colachel Port
• Courtallam Falls
• DeviKanyaKumariTemple(Kanyakumari Temple)
• Entrance Hall
• Government Museum
• Guganathaswamy Temple
• Kamarajar Manimandapam
• Kumara Coil
• Kumari - Hall of History
• Lord Subramanya Temple
• Mathur Aqueduct(Mathur Hanging Trough)
• Mondaicaud Bhagavathi Temple
• Mukkadal Dam and Reservoir
• Nagaraja Temple
• Navarathri Mandapa
• Pahrali River
• Pechiparai Reservoir
• Peer Mohammed Appa Dargah
• Thirunandikkara(Thirunandhikarai) Cave Temple
• Thiruparappu Falls
• Tsunami Memorial
• Perunchani Dam
• Sanguthurai Beach
• Shripada Mandapam
• Sitharal(Chitharal) Jain Monuments
• Suchindram Temple
• Swamithope(Ayya Vaikundar Pathi)
• Udayagiri Fort
• Ullakarvi(Olakaruvi) Fall
• Uppirika Malika
• Vattakottai Fort(Circular Fort)
• Vattaparai Falls
• View Tower and Telescope House
• Wadge Bank
• Thengapattinam Beach