Monuments in Kanyakumari

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

Our Lady of Ransom Church Our Lady of Ransom Church

A pristine and exquisite example of Gothic architecture, Our Lady of Ransom Church is dedicated to Mother Mary. It was built in the 15th century and forms a scenic picture against the backdrop of the blue ocean. There is a gold cross on the central tower of the church. ...

Religious Monument

Tsunami Monument Tsunami Monument

The 2004 Tsunami hit several coastal towns of India and caused unprecedented damage to life and property. The Tsunami Monument is a way of honoring and commemorating the memories of those who lost their lives in the devastating calamity.

People from all over the world, survivors of ...

Monument Landmark

Kamarajar Manimandapam Kamarajar Manimandapam

Kamarajar Manimandapam is a monument dedicated to Sri Kamarajar, in the district of Kanyakumari. Popularly known as the 'Black Gandhi', he was the erstwhile Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, who served the state for a long period.

He played a major role in the Indian freedom movement and was ...


Mathur Aqueduct Mathur Aqueduct

Measuring a kilometre in length and 115 feet in height, Mathur Aqueduct or Mathoor Hanging Trough is among the longest and tallest trough bridges in Asia. This imposing structure was constructed in 1966 over the Parazhiyar River (also called Pahrali) in Mathoor - a small hamlet in Aruvikkarai.

It ...


Tsunami Monument Tsunami Monument

The Tsunami Monument is a unique structure, located near the southern shore in Kanyakumari. As the name suggests, this monument was built in the memory of those who died in the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami. The earthquake affected many countries, including India, Sri Lanka, Somalia, Thailand, Maldives and ...


Chitharal Jain Monuments Chitharal Jain Monuments

The historical ruins of Chitharal Jain Monuments stand as vestiges of Jain settlements in Chitharal – a small hamlet in Kanyakumari. Earlier, the place was known as Thirucharanathupalli, which served as the serene abode of several Digambar Jain monks. The reason behind the Jain influence in this part of the ...



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