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Vivekananda Rock Memorial

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Address: Kanyakumari, India
Phone Number: 246250
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Magnificent & Peaceful!

Going to Rock memorial by motor-boat was very well organised. The memorial itself is inspiring and makes you feel at peace with yourself. It is clean and well maintained. It has a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Going to Rock memorial by motor-boat was very well organised. The memorial itself is inspiring and makes you feel at peace with yourself. It is clean and well maintained. It has a small book shop. Not to be missed!

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Evanston, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One has to take a ferry to get there. The lines are usually pretty long, in the morning, when the service starts at 8:00 a.m. However, one can pay extra (Rs.169/person) and get to the front of the queue. The ferry ride is a few minutes. The Memorial has been kept very clean and guards are always making sure people... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Yes one should Compulsory visit vivekananda rock memorial ..One of the Best place of Kanyakumari..Very gud architecture , scenery beauty of whole Kanyakumari and the Ocean surrounding it. Best view of Ocean from this place.. Take ferry from Kanyakumari to vivekananda memorial @ Rs.34 per person and reach there ..Enjoy

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Mumbai, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is so serene and calm, the feeling is altogether excellent. The short boat ride takes you to this memorial inside the sea and it is worth the trouble.

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Trivandrum
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went there yesterday. There was a big queue but it moved fast. The boating was awesome.. the meditation hall really inspired me. The view of beach was overwhelming

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Thank reshmasivasaga
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent place. Well maintained. You need to take a ferry to reach there. It will take 5-10 minutes. You need to stay in long queue to get ferry tickets. It took around 30-45 minutes for us. Spending that little time is worthwhile. You can see beautiful sea with multiple colors of the water from the rock. There is meditation room... More 

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Chennai, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

avoid to take boat early morning before 10 or 11 because of the big queue .ideal after 11 AM nice view and Parvathy's foot to visit

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Pune
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Rock Memorial was awesome and has a fantastic view of the Indian Ocean. There is a Superfast bus from from Trivandrum at 5.30am. We reached the Rockmemorial by 8.30 am and were back at Trivandrum by afternoon.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very Nice Spiritual Place to find our inner Power. You can feel this in the Prayer Room. Boat ride to this place is also enjoyable. I feel Proud to walk in this rock. Powerful Place more than any other Temples. A very good place to know the power of Meditation.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For tourists it is only place for visit at kanyakumari It was big rock and one temple of Vivekanandaji and whole around the sea... Pure blue sea... Not mood to leave from this place... Good for everyone....

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