Surrounded by hills, banana plantations, paddy fields, and vast greenery; lies the picturesque Kanyakumari district in Tamil Nadu. Located at the southernmost tip of mainland India, Kanyakumari is popularly and rather mistakenly believed to be the confluence point of the three huge bodies of water that surround the Indian Peninsula!
However, the fact is that Kanyakumari borders only one water body: the Laccadive Sea (also known as Lakshadweep Sea) to the southwest, south, and to the southeast. It is the confluence of the Western Coastal Plains and Eastern Coastal Plains.
Renowned for a rich culture, heritage and magnificent temples Kanyakumari attracts hundreds and thousands of people from all over India and the world.
The majestic Kanyakumari temples such as Suchindram temple boast of rich sculpture, architecture and contain some of the exquisite ancient art.
If you are on a Kanyakumari holiday, don’t miss the breathtaking Swami Vivekananda Rock Memorial which is said to be the place where he meditated and attained enlightenment on the rock.
Kanyakumari is a spiritual experience where you can experience Nature’s pristine beauty and blend of different religions; all at one place.More