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Vivekananda Rock Memorial

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Address: Kanyakumari, India
Phone Number: 246250
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Must visit place in Kanyakumari!

This is the must place to visit in Kanyakumari. The famous Swami Vivekananda had meditation here. Travel is by Boat jetty only and a ticket has to be purchased. On busy days... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This is the must place to visit in Kanyakumari. The famous Swami Vivekananda had meditation here. Travel is by Boat jetty only and a ticket has to be purchased. On busy days, there can be a long queue. But the memorial has been built and maintained very well! The meditation room is awesome and will make you feel relaxed.

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Rajapalayam, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

the vivekananda rock memorial is such a wonderful place to get in and have some peaceful surrounding,environment etc..we went as a family there. we were tired.... on standing in the queue to get tickets for the boat ride which is normally used to reach the vivekananda rock memorial. clean and tidy place. vast area and the best spot to have... More 

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Kharagpur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A peaceful and alone place consisting of a single huge rock mass, used to attain yoga and salvation by the then great Vivekananda. The curling and vivid sounds of Bay of Bengal and Indian Sea are heard with huge water masses. Really a nice place to visit!

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Myself and my wife wanted to visit this place since long and finally we visited in March 2015. We stayed near boat jetty. It was walking distance. Better to visit early in morning since it was very hot in the afternoon. If possible, better to take premium ticket for boat so not required to wait in long Q. We visited... More 

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Jaipur, India
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

dts a place wre u must must go atleast 1s in lyf..its lyf da corner pt. of da country..wen u stand at dat palce u can literally c 3 colors of waters(representing the INDIAN OCEAN,ARABIAN SEA,N 1 more)..i dnt rmmbr...but its jus amazing n den drez a meditation hall sort of a thing dre which is sooo mesmerizing..<3

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Words cannot express the feeling when you get there . Clean place . Ferry ride was scary .Ferry needs to be replaced. Long Line to get to the ferry . Ferry closes at 4.30 . Go early in the morning to see sunrise if you can . Seas meeting is lovely to view.

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Chicago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Quite clean and well maintained. Entry fee seems to high Rs.20 per adult 4.30pm is the last ferry trip and visitors are literally driven out of the palce

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Lucknow, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Magnificent sea view, this is the place where swami meditated.The memorial is made up of stone and an early morning view is worth, during day the stone become very hot and it is very difficult to walk bare foot.

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

No words to express. Calm and peaceful memorial. Need to take a small ferry ride to the memorial. There is a long queue to catch the ferry but does not take very long. Also, can buy special tickets for faster access at the ticket counter. Closes early around 04:30 in the afternoon, so plan accordingly.

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This monument is located about 500m from seashore inside sea. Better to plan in morning hours to avoid rush. Must sit for sometime in the meditation Hall. may spend some time seeing vast conjuncture of Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean and Arabian Sea.

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Additional Information about Vivekananda Rock Memorial

Address: Kanyakumari, India
Phone Number: 246250
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Kanyakumari
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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