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Vivekananda Rock Memorial

Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu 629702, India


About Vivekananda Rock Memorial

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.

Attractions near Vivekananda Rock Memorial

Thiruvalluvar Statue0.14km from Vivekananda Rock Memorial

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 Mandapam0.59km from Vivekananda Rock Memorial

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.

Sunset Point, Kanyakumari2.6km from Vivekananda Rock Memorial

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

Vattakottai Fort5.41km from Vivekananda Rock Memorial

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 Malai7.7km from Vivekananda Rock Memorial

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.

Padmanabhapuram Palace31.65km from Vivekananda Rock Memorial

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

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Only the southernmost district in Tamil Nadu state facing the Arabian sea. Home for a lot of historic events, beaches, and amazing hill stations.