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Address: Kanyakumari, India
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Could take kids there as the ride is also good and the place is also good and worth visiting. If the kids are scared of water then please avoid. Check sunrise sunset too and... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Could take kids there as the ride is also good and the place is also good and worth visiting. If the kids are scared of water then please avoid. Check sunrise sunset too and adjust your travel time accordingly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Actually its starts with the ferry ride and once you reach their you will forget everything until you return. It's a mesmerizing view of the ocean from the memorial. It's really good place and you will love it. There are book stalls where you can find good spiritual books. Don't miss it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

The Ferry charges for being transported to the rock memorial were Rs 34 for a common return ticket to visit both the rock memorials , the "Vivekananda Rock Memorial" and the "Thiruvalluvar rock memorial".A tourist could pay Rs 169 for a "V.I.P Pass" of bypassing the long queue and directly boarding the ferry boat. It was a short boat ride... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Ideal place for meditation peace seeking, one can see different shades of sea from here, though at times it can be over crowded. A ferry takes you there from mainland to the island

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Noida, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We went to Kanyakumari on 15th March Sunday for a day trip from Estury Island resort, Puvar. For the day, we stayed at Hotel Sea View... very near to Kanyakumari beach and Vivekananda Rock. We took the 3 min boat cruise to get to the Vivekananda Rock... we went out of Que to buy special ticket (Rs.168) instead of normal... More 

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

The Vivekananda Memorial muist be a sure spot to visit when you are any where around Nagercoil Kanyakumari. The place is one among the best places to be visited when you are in a tour. It is situated like half a km from the beach shore and needs to be reached by the frequent ferry service which is available from... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Nice place to chill and to see. Tip : stay in meditation room for a bit. Go in the morning to avoid the crowd. Long line for the fary.

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Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The vivekanand memorial is located in the ocean near Kanyakumari just few hundred meters away from shore. Ferry services are available from shore to rock. In ninteenth century around 1890 swami vivekanand visited there. The building is very good but heavily crowded.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I have been to here on 20th march, 2015 with my family. Of course it is my first visit to Kanyakumari with my family, but I have been there for 4 times with friends. This is the best place to visit in Kanyakumari and the moment I eagerly wait for is being here. Mesmerizing Vivekananda stands inside the temple and... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

It was one of the memorable spots visit by me.Vivekananda Rock at Kanyakumari !!! Apart from the mythological concept and myth of the place,it is the same place where Swami Bibekananda visited and spent some time before going to his unforgettable Chicago visit. There is a huge statue of Swami that really inspires awe about his stature as well as... More 

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