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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

Nice memorial in the middle of the sea. Few mins of boat ride and you will land in this place. If you are travelling on hot and sunny day, be careful as you need to remove your footwear before entering the memorial. There was no...More

Thank psmanii
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This memorial was the last spot for our Kerala vacation and it was indeed a cherry on the cake. Riding on the boat to get to this memorial was fun, the water was perfectly clear and looked turquoise unlike typical Indian beaches, it almost looked...More

Thank rpstgnyc
Reviewed 5 days ago

Situated on a big rock out in the sea,this is a place associated with spirituality and history.Swam Vivekananda,the graet India philosopher,reformist and sage swam across the sea to sit on this rock to pray and meditate.

Thank Chirantan C
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is the place were Swami Vivekananda meditated for three days. this is the same place were goddesses Parvati meditated for getting married to Lord Shiva. Ferry is available which takes the tourists from mainland to the rock memorial. Alongwith the memorial, there is also...More

Thank Devendra G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated on a rocky outcrop just off the Kanyakumari beach, this memorial to Swami Vivekananda is a serene and beautiful modern day architectural accomplishment.The views are stunning with the sea all round the memorial. There are exhibits inside that detail the Swami's life and works....More

Thank murthir
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ferry service and the rush takes away a lot of the excitement. Very windy rock, beautifully crafted monument. Had to wait for half an hour for the return ferry.

Thank Mittu U
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cool and clm experience. You are sorrounded by sea from all sides. There was a Rs 169 special ticket for direct entry but there was no rush on the day we went.

Thank Lal G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The magnificent statue of Vivekanand is located on a small island off of Kanyakumari. With the Indian Ocean right in the background, this statue is a peaceful and serene destination. It is situated on one of the two adjacent rocks projecting out of the Lakshadweep...More

Thank fachufaheem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Must go place! You have to go there by taking the jetty which is run by the tamil nadu government. Overall a very good place.

Thank glakshmanrao
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A visit to Kanyakumari is incomplete without visiting the Vivekanand memorial. Located few kms away in the sea and built on solid rocks. One has to board ferry from the kanyakumari where the ticket prices inclusive of return journey from the rock island. The boats...More

Thank Nikhil P
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Sreeman V
7 December 2017|
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Response from shaileshjpai | Reviewed this property |
You can. It's nice time to visit.
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