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Attractions to explore nearby Vallanadu Black Buck Sanctuary

Vallanadu Black Buck SanctuaryVallanadu R.F., Tamil Nadu 628851, India

This is a wildlife protected area created for the protection of the Blackbuck antelope located on an isolated hillock in Vallanadu village.

Nearby Attractions

Veerapandiya Kattabomman Statue16.29 KMs away from Vallanadu Black Buck Sanctuary

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.

Basilica Of Our Lady Of The Snow31.52 KMs away from Vallanadu Black Buck Sanctuary

One of the Catholic pilgrimage centers in India which is dedicated to the Lady of snows, a title given to St Mary. The Shrine name refers to the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome.

Hare Island35.33 KMs away from Vallanadu Black Buck Sanctuary

This is a small island adjoining the Tootukudi port. It is a very good picnic spot for holiday seekers and domestic tourists.

Kazhugumalai Jain Beds51.70 KMs away from Vallanadu Black Buck Sanctuary

This temple is dedicated to the Hindu and Jain religious figures in rock-cut style. The unfinished temple is said to have been built during the reign of the Pandyan king. This examples the rock-cut and architecture of the Pandya period.

Manimuthar Dam51.93 KMs away from Vallanadu Black Buck Sanctuary

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.

Agasthiyar Falls56.90 KMs away from Vallanadu Black Buck Sanctuary

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

Papanasam Dam57.60 KMs away from Vallanadu Black Buck Sanctuary

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

Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve62.92 KMs away from Vallanadu Black Buck Sanctuary

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

Karaiyar Dam63.11 KMs away from Vallanadu Black Buck Sanctuary

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

Bana Theertham water Falls63.81 KMs away from Vallanadu Black Buck Sanctuary

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

Pechiparai Dam68.57 KMs away from Vallanadu Black Buck Sanctuary

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.

Agasthyakoodam70.75 KMs away from Vallanadu Black Buck Sanctuary

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

Courtallam Main Falls71.18 KMs away from Vallanadu Black Buck Sanctuary

The falls is located on the western ghats on the river Chittar and is considered as a medical spa on account of the medical smell in the waters.

Vattakottai Fort74.66 KMs away from Vallanadu Black Buck Sanctuary

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.

Marunthuvazh Malai76.94 KMs away from Vallanadu Black Buck Sanctuary

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.

Thirparappu WaterFalls77.50 KMs away from Vallanadu Black Buck Sanctuary

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.

Vivekananda Rock Memorial79.86 KMs away from Vallanadu Black Buck Sanctuary

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.

Thiruvalluvar Statue79.96 KMs away from Vallanadu Black Buck Sanctuary

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.

Mahatma Gandhi Mandapam80.05 KMs away from Vallanadu Black Buck Sanctuary

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.

Padmanabhapuram Palace80.25 KMs away from Vallanadu Black Buck Sanctuary

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