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Attractions to explore nearby Vattakottai Fort

Vattakottai FortVattakkottai, Tamil Nadu 629401, India

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.

Nearby Attractions

Vivekananda Rock Memorial5.41 KMs away from Vattakottai Fort

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.

Mahatma Gandhi Mandapam5.47 KMs away from Vattakottai Fort

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 Statue5.47 KMs away from Vattakottai Fort

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.

Marunthuvazh Malai5.88 KMs away from Vattakottai Fort

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.

Sunset Point, Kanyakumari6.40 KMs away from Vattakottai Fort

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

Padmanabhapuram Palace29.66 KMs away from Vattakottai Fort

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 Temple42.63 KMs away from Vattakottai Fort

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 WaterFalls44.74 KMs away from Vattakottai Fort

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 Dam45.53 KMs away from Vattakottai Fort

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 Dam60.99 KMs away from Vattakottai Fort

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 Falls62.44 KMs away from Vattakottai Fort

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

Karaiyar Dam64.71 KMs away from Vattakottai Fort

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

Agasthyakoodam64.84 KMs away from Vattakottai Fort

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

Papanasam Dam67.52 KMs away from Vattakottai Fort

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

Agasthiyar Falls68.00 KMs away from Vattakottai Fort

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

Veerapandiya Kattabomman Statue68.46 KMs away from Vattakottai Fort

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.

Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve68.56 KMs away from Vattakottai Fort

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

Kovalam Beach71.09 KMs away from Vattakottai Fort

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

Sasthampara71.25 KMs away from Vattakottai Fort

Offbeat hillock destination, trekking,city view etc.

Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary72.69 KMs away from Vattakottai Fort

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