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20 Attractions to Explore Near Vivekananda Rock Memorial

Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Vivekananda Rock MemorialKanyakumari, Tamil Nadu 629702, India

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.

Nearby Attractions

Thiruvalluvar Statue
Thiruvalluvar Statue0.14 KMs away 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 Mandapam
Mahatma Gandhi Mandapam0.59 KMs away 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, Kanyakumari
Sunset Point, Kanyakumari2.60 KMs away 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 Fort
Vattakottai Fort5.41 KMs away 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 Malai
Marunthuvazh Malai7.70 KMs away 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 Palace
Padmanabhapuram Palace31.65 KMs away 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

Chitharal Rock Cut Temple
Chitharal Rock Cut Temple44.90 KMs away from Vivekananda Rock Memorial

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 WaterFalls47.68 KMs away from Vivekananda Rock Memorial

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 Dam49.33 KMs away from Vivekananda Rock Memorial

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 Dam65.85 KMs away from Vivekananda Rock Memorial

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 Falls66.78 KMs away from Vivekananda Rock Memorial

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

Agasthyakoodam
Agasthyakoodam68.84 KMs away from Vivekananda Rock Memorial

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

Karaiyar Dam
Karaiyar Dam69.12 KMs away from Vivekananda Rock Memorial

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

Papanasam Dam
Papanasam Dam72.21 KMs away from Vivekananda Rock Memorial

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

Kovalam Beach
Kovalam Beach72.51 KMs away from Vivekananda Rock Memorial

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

Agasthiyar Falls
Agasthiyar Falls72.72 KMs away from Vivekananda Rock Memorial

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 Reserve73.04 KMs away from Vivekananda Rock Memorial

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

Sasthampara
Sasthampara73.76 KMs away from Vivekananda Rock Memorial

Offbeat hillock destination, trekking,city view etc.

Veerapandiya Kattabomman Statue
Veerapandiya Kattabomman Statue73.85 KMs away from Vivekananda Rock Memorial

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.

Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary
Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary76.18 KMs away from Vivekananda Rock Memorial

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