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Vivekananda Rock Memorial

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Address: Kanyakumari, India
Phone Number: 246250
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The view from Vivekananda rock is amazing, one needs to take a ferry to go till the rock which cost approx rs 35 P.p.On the top there are some sabha grah with nice architecture... read more

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The view from Vivekananda rock is amazing, one needs to take a ferry to go till the rock which cost approx rs 35 P.p.On the top there are some sabha grah with nice architecture, and you can get good views of the ocean.

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

Vivekananda Rock Memorial is the main attraction for tourists visiting Kanyakumari. Located in the sea, provides the best place for scenic view of the ocean. One has to reach there by ferry, which takes about 5-10 minutes only. There is a meditation room inside the temple. One cannot forget to visit this place when in Kanyakumari.

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

Its one of most globally renowned memorial, which stands on one of two rocks located about 500 meters east off mainland, India's southernmost tip. On mainland little queue for purchasing the tickets for the boats for the Memorial. but it is systematic and mannered way. Even on the boat... The life belts are compulsory for all the boarders. its very... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

People spit every where and the only place clean is the meditation room. Great view but its advisable to travel on weekdays as they are flooded with rush on weekends

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place gives an unique experience of being on the Southern most point of India and meet the people from all over India on this small rock Island. The Vivekananda Kendra offers the collection of writings of Swami Vivekananda, which are a must collection for any Indian home. The short boat journey from the shore to the rock was another... More 

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

It has got some religious significance as well as going there via boating is good. Recommended for travelers. Try to visit around 12 noon to avoid queues.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Its a big rock with built on vivekananda temple. Ultimate peaceful place with breeze comforting body and mind. You have to take a ferry from beach for Rs 34 and reach the rock in 5 mins. You can spend as much time as you want. Last ferry starts at 4pm from beach. You have a meditation hall, book store inside... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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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