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Vivekananda Rock Memorial

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Address: Kanyakumari, India
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It is not awesome. I seen better places and visited this place thinking being vivekanand memorial it would be inspiring but huge disappointment. Only few book shops thr. Memorial... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 28, 2015
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

It is not awesome. I seen better places and visited this place thinking being vivekanand memorial it would be inspiring but huge disappointment. Only few book shops thr. Memorial is simple and well maimtained but during vacation time reaching memorial in d sea by ferry boat is nightmere. For 5 to 10 minute journey one has to spend hours standing... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

If you are in search of any spiritual feeling, you will be disappointed. However surely the location is good for a great view of the vast ocean that lies ahead.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

No tour of India is complete without visiting this little piece of rock-an eon of years gone by and the grandeur of GENUINE indian spiritualism with preached vigour,activity and change.It is after swimming this "near-impossible" 1 km that Vivekananda became a man inspired.Beautiful monument with a bit of religion but well worth viewing for those who want to understand the... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

This is definitely historically important for India but also for Vivekananda's teaching. This is a short boat ride from the coast (about 4 mins) and is worth the ride. Its the southern most point of India and most people who throng to Kanyakumari come to the place to go to the rock memorial. The view from the rock in all... More 

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betul
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Visiting this place was a long cherished dream..but when I reached there was shocked to see the que nearly 1 km long was very upset as we have only one day for kanyakumari visit so we drop the idea for the day and went for half day trip arranged by our hotel to surprice on our return at 2pm there... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

It's more viewpoint, than museum or place of worship. Ferry return ticket 34 rupees, plus 20 rupees entry to memorial. If you don't have time for stay in queue available special fast ticket 169 rupees.

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Tiruchirappalli, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Positive - One can reach there by a big boat which is a nice experience. Feeling relaxed after spending some time in the meditation hall. Nice place to visit. The sea presents a beautiful look from here. Negative - Long Queue for Boat for both To and Fro Journey.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

You reach there by a big boat which is a nice experience. If you have some time to spare do spend it in the meditation hall. Nice place to visit. The sea presents a beautiful look from here.

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

This is the main tourist attraction in Kanyakumari. You get to see the triveni sangam from here. It offers you some breathtaking views.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Excellent place, you can enjoy the island, nature beauty and peace. We can relax in the peace atmpsphere with sea all around the place. Only tidious thing is to stand in the line for boat

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