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Vivekananda Rock Memorial

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Kanyakumari, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place has special importance in my life. Everyone who visit tamilnadu must visit this place. It is southern tip of India. A rock where Swami Vivekananda swam to this small rockey island and meditated here in his quest for enlightenment.

Thank Jeewan B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Definitely it's a must do for anyone visiting Kanyakumari. You can take the ferry from Kanyakumari which charges 34 Rs. Per person for a round trip. There is an additional 20 Rs. Entry fee. You won't take more than an hour to check out the...More

Thank Aditya C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Clean and well maintained memorial. However it is extremely crowded for any tourist to enjoy the views which it offers. Most vantage places will be already occupied and you will have to jostle for space. The ferry ride (costs INR 34) is unsafe and the...More

1  Thank subirchetiablr
Reviewed 1 week ago

From Kanyakumari a boat takes you to Vivekanda Rock, it is on a huge rock, carved and constructed beautifully. There is a meditation hall with dim green color bulb, with Om written on the front. Meditating there is one of the experiences I will never...More

Thank 24x7TravellingBoy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Must visiti if you are around Kanyakumari. Try to visit during morning or eve. Avoid hot afternoons. Ferry booking closes at 4pm.

Thank deveshsharma2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful. This place should be visited by every Indian. Just 5 minutes ferry travel. Very well maintained.

Thank shaileshjpai
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Vivekananda's Rock memorial is the most popular destination in Kanyakumari. It is an architectural marvel, and one can reach there only by ferry as it is in the middle of the sea. The view of Kanyakumari town from the rocks is also amazing.

Thank Udit S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a hot day it's very unpleasant to walk bear feet up to the actual memorial place. Nice view. The ferry ride was ok!

Thank Glad N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must visit list when in Kanyakumari. We were in the off season and in the afternoon so there was no queue to the boat or in the shrine. Very beautiful, you can also meditate in a hall there. Unfortunately the actual statue...More

Thank Neveille
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perhaps the only reason to visit Kanyakumari. I was fortunate enough to visit here a few days back.View of Triveni Sangam(point where three sea's namely Bay of Bengal, Indian ocean & Arabian sea meet) is breathtaking.One can find two structures on the rock memorial,one houses...More

Thank Varun V
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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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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
Debanjali G
21 June 2017|
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Response from IKHWAANj | Reviewed this property |
You can buy ferry tickets in the boat jetty office just before your trip to the rock. no need advance booking and I think advance booking is not available.