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Vivekananda Rock Memorial

Kanyakumari, India
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Vivekananda rock nice place we go to boating also nice beach for tourists beautiful place many good places also

Thank Mohamed F
Reviewed 2 days ago

Aroma of the ocean and breeze over the waters creates for a special atmosphere to see the museum on this rock surrounded by water. Nearby one can see the Bay Of Bengal & The Arabian Sea meet the Indian Ocean from opposite sides. A must...More

Thank Hari A
Reviewed 3 days ago

ferry ride was superb and reaching the memorial dont take much time in ferry. one must think about keeping atleast 2hrs to 3hrs time when visitng this memorial.

Thank KansagraPM
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice memorial inside the sea and build top of the rock. You should go by boat in few minutes. Just you can go and see the sea nothing much there.

Thank Syed S
Reviewed 5 days ago

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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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
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Sreeman V
6 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