Attractions to explore nearby Vattakottai Fort - With photos & details

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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.

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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.