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Vivekananda Rock Memorial

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Kanyakumari, India
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5-Night Beach and Historical Tour of South India
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Awesome experience. This place needs atleast 3 hours. I had a the most wonderful time of my Kerala trip today. Regret that I could onlu spend an hour on this awesome island :(

Thank Rajesh K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Vivekananda rock is place known as were swami vivekananda sat on the rock for meditation. From the boat jetty we have to take ferry service to reach here . The whole structure is built with stone and its a pleasure to watch all the stone...More

Thank AvinashNandu
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed the experience of getting the ferry to the rock. Once again the shoes have to come off to go into the shrine. You can spend however long you want to and take photos of the outside only.

Thank Wilsons70
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It has a history to tell. There is a meditation hall inside. Ferry service is provided for reaching there. Will have to wait a little bit for ferry.it depends on timing. Better go at noon time as rush will be less.

Thank jishnu t
Reviewed 1 week ago

This world-renowned memorial , located at the southernmost tip of India,Kanyakumarika,was built on the rock formation atop which Swami Vivekananda prayed for several days in search of inner peace and salvation.It takes about 5minutes to reach this place of reverence via the Gov't run hovercrafts,...More

Thank Soutik H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice to see this place as this is the only place in there having importance. Other monument was under repair so could not see that but nearby though.

Thank fillic2002
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the southern tip of India. The place is very relaxing. You just want to sit and enjoy the beauty of mother nature. The statue island was undergoing renovations hence couldn't visit the place. Just to reiterate this place has got amazing view of...More

Thank feroz s
Reviewed 1 week ago

You need to be here before Sunrise and visit again at Sunset. Spend a lot of time meditating and absorbing the positive vibes of this place. This is a beautiful temple building a short distance from the mainland. Ferries keep moving between the mainland and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good enjoy a lot I like the place and ramakrishna and her wife saratha statues are good boating is very beautiful

Thank Aron I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rock memorial is the place where Swami Vivekananda swam from the shore to the rock in the ocean and meditated . Later a memorial is built with a building consisting of Swami Vivekananda statue, some seven book stalls, a meditation hall. Also there is a...More

1  Thank Indiran_Kolappan
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8 November 2017|
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Response from Stephen P | Reviewed this property |
Namaste, Tripathiji! We stayed at a place near the market. There were quite a few hotels and I don't think any of them were very expensive. Generally they were three star places and most of them had views out over the beach... More
16 July 2017|
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Response from praveenm764 | Reviewed this property |
sea view is a very well located hotel and you can cover most of the places on foot from there. Vivekananda Rock memorial may itself take about half a day if you choose regular ferry if you pay 169 per person you will be... More
Sundeep C
8 July 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
It will take 2.5 hours from kovalam to kanyakumari. One hour should be sufficient to visit Vivekanand rock memorial,Thiruvellore statue not able to see, may be some rennovation going on,You can see it while on ferry to rock... More