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Kanyakumari is the meeting point of three water bodies in the southernmost tip of India. It is a perfect blend of various types of religions, cultures, and ideas. It is filled with tourists all throughout the year. There are various beaches, monuments, and temples that you can explore during your visit to Kanyakumari.
Places to Visit in Kanyakumari in 1 Day
1. Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Vivekananda Rock Memorial is well-known all over the world for its breathtaking views. This place is famous for its spirituality and serenity. Swami Vivekananda has received his enlightenment over here. You will be reaching the memorial by ferry. It has a Dhyan Mandapam or meditation hall where you can just sit quietly. The sunset and sunrise look mesmerizing from here. It is open on all days from 8 am to 4 pm. It can be reached easily by a ferry service.
2. Bhagavathy Amman Temple
Bhagavathy Amman Temple is a great place to seek religious experience. It is also known by the name of Devi Kanyakumari Temple. It is one of the 108 Shaktipeeths in all over India. The temple is 3000 years. It hosts the idol of Goddess Kanya Kumari. It is a historic shrine famous for its magnificent architecture. It is open on all days from 4:30 am to 12:30 pm and from 4 pm to 8 pm.
3. Gandhi Mandapam
This memorial is dedicated to our Father of the nation, that is, Mahatma Gandhi. After he died, his sacred ashes were kept here prior to immersion in the sea water. It has an Orissa style of architecture. It is constructed in a modern style in such a way that the sun rays fall directly on every 2nd of October, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. It is open from 7 am to 7 pm on all the days of the week.
4. Kanyakumari Beach
Do you wish to wet your legs in one of the beautiful beaches of South India? Kanyakumari Beach is situated at the perfect meeting point of Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean, and the Arabian Sea. It is a picturesque beach with lovely sunrise and sunset views. You can even see the Vivekananda Memorial from this beach. It is a rocky beach and not ideal for swimming. It is open on all days from 9 am to 6 pm. It is famous for having a differently colored sand.
5. Thanumalayan Temple
Thanumalayan is a single deity comprising of all three Gods- that is, Brahma, Vishnu and Lord Shiva. It also has the statue of Lord Hanuman which is 22 feet in height. It is the perfect example of South Indian architecture. This famous temple houses gorgeous carvings, gopurams, and musical pillars. If you are entering the temple you need to follow the strict dress code. It is open on all days from 4.30 am to 11:30 am and then from 5 pm to 8:30 pm.
6. Our Lady of Ransom Church
This church was constructed in the pure white gothic style of architecture. It is a popular peaceful church. It is located at a walking distance from the Kanyakumari beach. It looks even more beautiful during the night when all the lights are on. You can spend some time over here and it can easily be visited in one day.
If you are planning for a short trip or 1 day trip to Kanyakumari, you can shortlist all the above-mentioned places. Though there are several places to visit, these places occupy huge importance in Kanyakumari tourism. Consult with Visiit for the best one trip package to Kanyakumari.