|Kumari Amman temple
The Goddess here is Devi Kumari or Kanyakumari, a virgin. The Goddess has got a extremely brightful diamond in her nose-stead. It is believed that in olden days, the light from this diamond acts as a lighthouse for boats & ships sailing in the seas. Legends say that the Goddess Devi Kumari appeared here to annihilate the demon Panasuran. Legends connect this temple & the Goddess with the Suchindram temple which is 13 kms from Kanyakumari.
This is just 400 metres away from the shores of Kanyakumari and we can reach this rock with the help of the ferry service available there. This is the place where Swami Vivekananda mediated and this turned to be an important event in his life. One can have a wonderful experience here where the three seas mingle and the architecture of this memorial is appreciable. There is a Meditation Hall here. A Book Store containing the teachings & works of Swami Vivekananda is also available.
Near Vivekananda Rock is the Thiruvalluvar Memorial. A statue of Thiruvallur of height 133ft is here and this memorial was constructed to honour the great poet Thiruvalluvar whose work "Thirukurral" has got world fame. This memorial can be reached through ferry services.
Gandhi Mandapam is near the Kumari Amman Temple where the ash of Mahatma Gandhi is preserved. The Mandapam is designed in such a manner that on every October 2nd, the rays of the sun fall on the spot where the ash is kept.
This place is 13 kms from Kanyakumari and the temple here is noted for its 18ft Hanuman Statue, musical pillars, architecture and so on. In this temple, we can see the three deities Shiva, Vishnu & Brahma which is said to be rare. The Suchindram temple has got a beautiful gopuram and a large teppakulam.
It is an artistic palace built using teakwood & granite. In the palace there are 108 rooms showing the marvelous patterns and amazing structure of the splendid architecture of Kerala. A Dining Hall which can accommodate 2000 people is an attraction. Padmanabhar Palace is on the way from Kanyakumari to Trivandrum.
|Tariff For Outstation Trip|
|Vehicles||Seats||Per Day||Charges||Driver Beta||Extra per km(Above 250kms)|
|TOYOTA ETIOS A/C||4||250 kms||₹ 3000||₹ 250||12 /-|
|HONDA AMAZE A/C||4||250 kms||₹ 3000||₹ 250||12 /-|
|TEMPO TRAVELLER AC||12||300 kms||₹ 5400||₹ 300||18 /-|
|TEMPO TRAVELLER NON AC||12||300 kms||₹ 4800||₹ 300||16 /-|
|Navatirupati||Bangalore / Ooty||Madurai / Munnar||Chennai / Tanjore|
|Kanyakumari / Rameshwaram||Tanjore / Kumbakonam||Courtallam / Tiruchendur||Trivandrum / Kovalam|
|Kodaikanal / Munnar||Thekkady / Cochin||Pillayarpatti||South Tamilnadu|