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Address: Kanyakumari, India
Phone Number: 914425383333
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Nice tall statue away from the mainland

Somehow I had the misconception that this tall statue was Swami Vivekananda's. I stand corrected now. Thiruvalluvar is a Tamil poet and philosopher. Anyways, if u are really keen... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
AtriMandal
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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Chandrapur, India
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Huge Statue... Awesome location and awesome winds. If you want to feel yourself and want to feel your liveliness then you must be here. A place which will move you. Nature which refreshes you in whole extent. Superb...

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Somehow I had the misconception that this tall statue was Swami Vivekananda's. I stand corrected now. Thiruvalluvar is a Tamil poet and philosopher. Anyways, if u are really keen to see the statue from close make sure the ferry is running - apart from the one ferry there is no other way to go there from the mainland and quite... More 

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Thank AtriMandal
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a addon when you take the ferry ride to the Vivekananda memorial. There is no extra ticket that you have to purchase to go to Thiruvalluvar statue. The gigantic status makes you feel tiny and the details of the statue are really worth a praise. The cool breeze and the exotic view of the ocean will make you... More 

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Thank SandeepKenkare
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

he Thiruvalluvar Statue has a height of 95 feet (29 m) and stands upon a 38 foot (11.5 m) pedestal that represents the 38 chapters of "virtue" in the Thirukkural. The statue standing on the pedestal represents "wealth" and "pleasures", signifying that wealth and love be earned and enjoyed on the foundation of solid virtue.The combined height of the statue... More 

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Thank manivannan r
Kovilpatti, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a huge statue and can be reached by boat. During tsunami, it is said that the waves went over the top of this statue. If you don't want to take the boat, you can still see this from land.

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Thank Shyamis
Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this place in Jan'10. I am writing almost after 5 years. But still I could remember the journey. This was truly good experience. Through small ship/almost like big boat you need to go to both the place. both places are near by only. I think this is must place to see in india. The sunset and sunrise view... More 

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Thank FromCR
New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After visiting the Vivekananda Rock Memorial, if you have the energy left then visit the Thiruvalluvar Statue because it is again walking and climbing. The statue itself is beautiful, the premises neat and clean and well maintained, but there is nothing else. The view remains the same as the Vivekananda Rock Memorial. So, it is not on the must visit... More 

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Thank Poonam S
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Truly amazing structure that you cannot appreciate until you stand at its base. Ferry ride an interesting experience also but perhaps visit late afternoon once the que dies down.

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Thank Les F
Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this statue after visiting the Memorial rock and it was just as good but that mention there was just as many people visiting. You get the opportunity to climb the stairs to be high up on the statue which gives you a great viewing platform to see out to sea and back to Kanyakumari.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed climbing to the poet's enormous feet, and thought the view was great. The ferries are well run and furnish life jackets. Visiting the statue and the Rock Memorial was fun for us, and all the children we saw seemed especially enthusiastic.

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