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Address: Kanyakumari, India
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Awesome place with the feel of almost centre of an ocean.

Situated in about less than 10 minutes of boat journey from the seashore, the major attraction at kanyakumari than anything else. Crowd is moderate during weekdays and weekends... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Situated in about less than 10 minutes of boat journey from the seashore, the major attraction at kanyakumari than anything else. Crowd is moderate during weekdays and weekends too very. With a high breeze on this rock, you will never find better way to spend time with a peaceful view of a never ending ocean. Thanks a heap to Swami... More 

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pune
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

We reached Trivandrum by flight and then move to Kanyakumari, which is approx. 86 kms from Trivandrum but took more than 4 hrs to reached. Next day morning 9.30 we move for Vivekananda Rock , before that we have seen beautiful sunrise from Hotel Terrace. There was ferry service to Vivekanand Rock, huge queue was there. After an hour we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Nice , clean and well maintained temple. A must visit for South trip. Big campus and excellent location. We enjoyed a lot .

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Vadodara
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64 reviews 64 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

It is the best part to see the place where Swami ji spent his best part of his life. The place where 3 sea / ocean meets gives a divine feeling.

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Too hot place ,has kept it very clean,the arrangements by boat to reach there has to improve.should have more boats

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Kollam, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Ferries are not in good condition .well maintained place rest for atleast one hour and enjoy the different rythem of oceans .

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Ahmedabad, India
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

This is the place which is called the southernmost end of india. Need to take ship to reach there which takes only 10 min that to if there is high tide in the sea.he Vivekananda rock is very clean and with the large number of tourists coming daily, the authorities have done a good job in maintaining the monument. Entry... More 

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Muscat Governorate, Oman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

In this stressful life meditation is important and if meditate in the Vivekananda rock that experience is aweful and remarkful forever. Many places around the area to see.

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

U need to take a ship to reach the Vivekananda Rock memorial. It takes just 10 mins to go there on the ship, but takes a very long time to board the ship. Once we reach, is it not as small as seen from the beach. We have a book store to purchase many spiritual books, a meditation center, Goddess... More 

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

The rock memorial is dedicated to Swami Vivekananda, who is supposed to have attained enlightenment sitting atop the rock in meditation for three days, before going to attend the World Parliament of Religions held in Chicago in 1893. To get to the memorial, you have to take the boat operated by the Poompuhar Shipping Corporation. The trip cost Rs.34/- per... More 

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