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Vivekananda Rock Memorial

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Address: Kanyakumari, India
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Memorial dedicated to great social reformer of India - Swami Vivekananda. It is located about half a kilometer away from the mainland and there's a ferry service available to... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Memorial dedicated to great social reformer of India - Swami Vivekananda. It is located about half a kilometer away from the mainland and there's a ferry service available to reach it. The memorial has a central hall wherein there is a statue of Swami Vivekanand. There is also a meditation hall within the premises. Great views of sea can be... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

To reach Vivekanand Memorial Rock, one has to take a ferry from Jetty. The tickets are sold till 3:30 pm, and entry ia closed past 4 pm. The ferry ride time is very short. The memorial is enclosed by sea from all sides, so there is strong wind all around. The open area and structures near temple are enjoying. One... More 

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Ghaziabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice place to visit. Reach there through Boat.Boat management is very poor. No body maintains Q. It needs Improovement.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Its a one day visit with family, It is an island we need to take boat ferry they are charging Rs 34. The visit is totally depend on climate if there is a heavy wind and waves the ferry service will be close. The temple of heaving foot print of Kanyakumari. the statue of Thiruvalluvaram is very huge and awesome.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Rather this is the only attraction in Kanyakumari... The views by the day and night from the seashore are extremely good. Similarly the view of Vivekananda rock from top of Thilluvalur statue is breathtaking. There are regular ferries from seashore that charge Rs 34 for a round-trip of Vivekananda rock, Thilluvalur statue and back. And then there is another ticket... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing structure including temple in the middle of the sea made out of a single piece of rock! About 1Km from the shore, the boat will take approx 5 minutes to take you there. Quite a refreshing experience once you're on the rock. Highly recommended.

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Best place to visit with family my kido enjoyed the ride and the historic value of this place is awesome

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Yaa we need to take boat ferry to get in there. It is an small island itself. It have photo point , meditation centre, and temple. That set. Obviously great view

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Must visit atleast once. Such an architectural creativity. Well placed in an island at kanyakumari. Everyday 1000's of visitors visit the rock. Need to wait in queue for long time during rush hours. but its worth waiting for our turn.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It looms large on the horizon as you enter kanyamukari both physically and mentally since almost everyone has heard so much about it. As you enter the ferry to go to it the sea fades into oblivion and the only thought is how Swamiji must have swum across the sea to sit on the rock and meditate. Once you get... More 

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