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Thiruvalluvar Monument.

"Thiruvalluvar rock memorial " can be visited by ferry only at "HIGH TIDE" . Ferry charges are Rs 34 for a common return ticket to both the rock memorials and Rs 169 for a "V.I.P... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

"Thiruvalluvar rock memorial " can be visited by ferry only at "HIGH TIDE" . Ferry charges are Rs 34 for a common return ticket to both the rock memorials and Rs 169 for a "V.I.P Pass" of bypassing the long queue and directly boarding the ferry boat."Thiruvalluvar rock memorial " has just the large monolith monument of Thiruvalluvar the Tamil... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Statue of a renowned Tamil poet, with its location and setting one can compare it with the statute of Liberty situtaed on an island few metres from the triveni sangam.

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

The 133 ft tall statue of Thiruvallur is a great attraction at the Kanyakumari. The Thirukkural is a famous collection of Thiruvallur writings. Thsi statue of Thiruvallur represent Wealth and Pleasure. The 133 feet represent the 133 chapters in the Thirukkural. It is sure that a visit would be really a beautiful experience.

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

The place is quite small but offers a great view from the top and thats about it. Make sure you have enough water since you might wait for a fery for quite a bit.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

it was another experience. going to that island and to see Vivekananda Rock from there is a lifetime experience.

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Vadodara, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This place is closed after the tsunami hit. We can see it from Vivekanand Memorial, as it is very nearby. Huge statue but unapproachable for visitors as of now.

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Kolkata
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

There was no facility to to go to the rock. Authority may have some reason which I feel could be overcome. Travellers would like to go extra mile to visit this rock also and pay respect to the great poet. One interest has to be met by taking zoomed snaps only.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The Thiruvalluvar Statue is a 133 feet (40.6 m) tall stone sculpture of the Tamil poet and philosopher Tiruvalluvar, author of the Thirukkural. It is located atop a small island near the town of Kanyakumari on the southernmost Coromandel Coast, where two seas and an ocean meet; the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea, and the Indian Ocean .

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

The boats were not going on this small island when we visited last month on the boat it was written the services to that place are suspended but saw the statue from both Vivekananda rock and Jetty.

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Coimbatore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

it is nearly a 55 feet high master piece by Ganapathy Sthapathi for a reknown Tamil Poet and Scholar,Thiruvalluvar,who has packed the entire Saram of a human life into couplets of Two Sentences with just 7 words each.There are 1330 couplets on various subjects and all of them are engraved on this memorial,standing next to Vivekananda Memorial rock..a must see@Capecomerin!

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