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20 Attractions to Explore Near Marunthuvazh Malai

Marunthuvazh Malai
Marunthuvazh MalaiMarunthuvazh Malai, Tamil Nadu 629703

Marunthuvazh malai forms the part and the southernmost tip of the western ghats of the Agaasteeswaram taluk of Kanyakumari district. The maruthuvazh malai is a fragment of the Sanjeevi mountain.

Nearby Attractions

Vattakottai Fort
Vattakottai Fort5.88 KMs away from Marunthuvazh Malai

This is a seaside fort near Kanyakumari, Tamilnadu built in the 18th century as a coastal defense fortification and barracks in the erstwhile Travancore Kingdom.

Sunset Point, Kanyakumari
Sunset Point, Kanyakumari6.36 KMs away from Marunthuvazh Malai

Sunset point in Kanyakumari provides a breathtaking and magnificent views of the setting sun amidst the clear bright sky in the background.

Mahatma Gandhi Mandapam
Mahatma Gandhi Mandapam7.28 KMs away from Marunthuvazh Malai

This is a memorial to MahatmaGandhi, who visited Kanyakumari in 1925 and 1937. The structure was even built to very specific dimensions just to honor the man.

Thiruvalluvar Statue
Thiruvalluvar Statue7.64 KMs away from Marunthuvazh Malai

Thiruvalluvar is the ancient poet of Tamil Nadu, who has given Tirukkuarl ( Considered as one of the greatest work on ethics and morality, it is known for its universality and secular nature). The combined height of the statue and pedestal is 133 feet (41 metres), denoting the 133 chapters of the Tirukkural.

Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Vivekananda Rock Memorial7.70 KMs away from Marunthuvazh Malai

This amazing memorial was constructed in honour of the great spiritual leader and Hindu monk of India, Swami Vivekananda. This is the place where Swami Vivekananda attained enlightenment hereafter meditating for two days prior to his famous Chicago trip.

Padmanabhapuram Palace
Padmanabhapuram Palace24.26 KMs away from Marunthuvazh Malai

The 16th century palace standing as a finest example of traditional Kerala Architecture and was once the residence of the erstwhile Travancore Royal Family

Chitharal Rock Cut Temple
Chitharal Rock Cut Temple37.42 KMs away from Marunthuvazh Malai

Also, called as Chitharal Malai kovil is situated in the Thiruchanattu malai. There are two monuments and also there is a cave containing rock-cut sculptures of Tirthankaras and the attendant deities carved inside and outside dating back to 9th century AD.

Thirparappu WaterFalls
Thirparappu WaterFalls40.01 KMs away from Marunthuvazh Malai

The kodyar river makes it descent at the Thirparappu and the waterfall. It is a magnificent waterfall which will rejuvenate the viewer's mind. We can take a bath from this waterfall by enjoying the natural beauty.

Pechiparai Dam
Pechiparai Dam41.69 KMs away from Marunthuvazh Malai

An artificial water body, situated near the pechiparai village of Kanyakumari. Constructed between 1897 and 1906. A European engineer was the one who worked behind this beautiful dam.

Manimuthar Dam
Manimuthar Dam58.95 KMs away from Marunthuvazh Malai

The Manimuthar Dam is situated at the foothills of the scenic Podhigai Hills. It is built on the Thamirabarani River. The area features marvelous natural beauty. The spot where the waters, the mountains, and the sky meet offers a spectacular view.

Bana Theertham water Falls
Bana Theertham water Falls59.36 KMs away from Marunthuvazh Malai

It is located inside the picturesque location of the Karaiyar dam. This is a natural cascading falls located in the Kalakad Mundanthurai tiger reserve.

Agasthyakoodam61.25 KMs away from Marunthuvazh Malai

The most difficult trek in Kerala, taking you to the top of Agasthyakoodam through forests and valleys and waterfalls.

Karaiyar Dam
Karaiyar Dam61.74 KMs away from Marunthuvazh Malai

A beautiful picnic spot inside the Kalakkad mundanthurai reserve. Boating facilities are available here.

Papanasam Dam
Papanasam Dam65.09 KMs away from Marunthuvazh Malai

The Papanasam dam is also known as the Karaiyar dam. The dam is used to irrigate Thirunelveli and Thoothukudi districts.

Kovalam Beach
Kovalam Beach65.49 KMs away from Marunthuvazh Malai

One of the most beautiful beach of Kerala, surrounded by shops, lighthouse and rocky capes.

Agasthiyar Falls
Agasthiyar Falls65.63 KMs away from Marunthuvazh Malai

Agastiyar falls is located near to the Papanasham in Thirunelveli district. The falls is located on the western ghats and to the Papanasam lower.

Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve
Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve65.71 KMs away from Marunthuvazh Malai

Covering nearby 900 sq kms. This is a treasure trove for the wildlife enthusiasts and photographers.

Sasthampara66.21 KMs away from Marunthuvazh Malai

Offbeat hillock destination, trekking,city view etc.

Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary
Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary68.49 KMs away from Marunthuvazh Malai

A dam-site with its beautiful tiny islands and a sanctuary with thick forest covers

Veerapandiya Kattabomman Statue
Veerapandiya Kattabomman Statue69.59 KMs away from Marunthuvazh Malai

This is the statue of the Historian, Freedom fighter Veeerapandya Kattabomman. He refused to accept the sovereignty of the British and waged a war against them.