Kanyakumari Culture

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  • Vivekananda Rock Memorial

    Vivekananda Rock Memorial

    Built in 1970, the Vivekananda Rock Memorial is one of the finest pieces of human endeavor at architecture in Southern India. Situated on a rock island, Vivekananda Rock Memorial is a major tourist attraction in Kanyakumari and houses the statue of the great preacher Swami Vivekananda.

    People believe ...

    Monument Cultural Landmark
  • Padamanabhapuram Palace

    Padamanabhapuram Palace

    The Padamanabhapuram Palace is a sight to behold. Located on the foothills of the Velli Hills, the palace is spread across 4 kilometres. The palace is built of granite and offes the most stunning views against the backdrop of towering hills and lush foliage. Perhaps, the most enticing part of ...

    Monument Cultural Landmark
  • Cape Festival

    Cape Festival

    Held in the month of October every year, this 3-day festival is celebrated with grandeur when streets are decorated and all locals come out to participate in the many cultural shows that are organised during this time. ...

    Cultural
  • Feast of Our Lady

    Feast of Our Lady

    One of the most eagerly awaited festivals by the Christian community in Kanyakumari, this 10-day festival is celebrated in December every year. Prayers and masses are conducted after hosting the flag in the morning. This is followed by colourful processions that come out in cars on the streets with huge ...

    Cultural
  • Thanumalayan Temple Sthanumalayan Kovil

    Thanumalayan Temple Sthanumalayan Kovil

    Famed for its architectural splendour, Thanumalayan Temple is a 17th century Hindu shrine in the Suchindrum town of Kanyakumari. It is also referred to as the Suchindrum Temple and Sthanumalayan Temple by locals. Thanumalayan is a combination of three words, where Thanu stands for Shiva, Mal for Vishnu and Ayan ...

    Religious Cultural