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Vivekananda Rock Memorial

Kanyakumari, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago

After a satisfying darshan at the temple we walk toward the area where you take a big boat to reach the Rock Memorial of Swami Vivekananda. This place is crowded with tourists from all over the globe. The memorial stands on one of the two...More

Thank Girija M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Must visit . Rs 30 for boat and Rs 20 for rock...view is beautiful from the rock...boat ride is first come first serve basis...better to be early ... last time in is 5 o'clock

Thank Sabjar T
Reviewed 4 days ago

When we stepped into Vivekananda Rock, our mind filled with pride and joy. the tranquillity and serenity of the rock surrounded by roaring ocean is a place worth visiting. The peace and celestial beauty allures you to stay there and prevent you return back to...More

Thank ANkolkata
Reviewed 6 days ago

This memorial must be visited by people who enjoy both architecture and history. This memorial was built in the year of 1970 to honor of Swami Vivekananda who have attained the enlightenment on the rock. My friends and i explored for about an hour. Please...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is very near to triveni sangam. The ticket counter opens at 8:00am. If I am not wrong it stays open till 4:00 pm. It's always better to come early in the morning by 6:00 AM and stand in the queue. There are 2 types...More

Thank Sankar_Banerjee
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is holy and fully charged with the positive vibration. Every individual must visit the Vivekananda Rock. A ship carries tourist for the rock. The ride is awesome. Actually speaking, we are leaving our country and placed our self to the iconic land in...More

Thank bimal0401
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Vivekananda rock is a must visit for every tourist in kanyakumari.It depicts the soul of india. The rock is famous for Swami Vivekananda mediatated on it for three days.Here intermingles the Indian Ocean,the Arabian sea and the Bay of Bengal.You can easily differentiate them from...More

1  Thank soumitrapanda01
Reviewed 1 week ago

People visit kanyakumari have the Rock memorial at No. 1 in there list , but during tourist season there is heavy rush , it may take up to 2 hr just to reach the ticket counter , I advise those who can shell an extra...More

1  Thank Sidharth P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Big rock which has a memorial n another which has Thiruvallavar Statue, worth a visit , has a meditation place n a temple , takes just few minutes boat ride. Friendly staff n crew handling things, lot of guys selling shells n what not! Some...More

1  Thank Charles P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to visit and memory of swami vivekananda.hindu temple and nice of the arabian sea.travel in jetty and get a glimpse of the sea along with the footprint of devi in the temple.meditation place is nice and a perfect glimpse of india mythology.

Thank Rahul C
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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.