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Thiruvalluvar Statue

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Address: Kanyakumari, India
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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

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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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Good architecture but sad thing is that this statue overshadows the Vivekanand Memorial. Vivekanand Memorial is a world renowned site. However this newly constructed statue which is adjascent to the Vivekanand Memorial overshadows it. This new statue could have been constructed elsewhere.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Full credits for installing such a statue to mark Thiruvalluvar's contribution to mankind. The statue stands majestically facing the Indian subcontinent and is a must watch location in Kanyakumari. Be sure you reach the ferry location before 3.30 for catching up this location

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Even if you don't venture out to the island you can still appreciate this statue from the shore as it is huge! Just walk down to the jetty and you can get a picture!

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Great statue, you will reach there by after Vivekanand Memorial by ferry. You will get good view of Vivekanand Memorial and City as well sea view. Great experience. Recommended time between 3pm to 4pm as sun will go down. So, your foots will not burn :)

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Jamnagar, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

An architectural marvel and a delight to gaze at during Sunrise. it may not be the Statue of Liberty, but it still is a monument to be proud of. and the overall ambiance around makes up for the place to be experienced.

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Unique stone carving. Clean and maintained. Nice surroundings. Memorable to have pictures. Better to visit early morning.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

The Thiruvalluvar Statue is a 133 feet (40.6 m) tall stone sculpture of the Tamil poet and philosopher Tiruvalluvar. 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 . The monument was hit by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The Thiruvalluvar Statue is a 133 feet (40.6 m) tall stone sculpture of the Tamil poet and philosopher Tiruvalluvar. 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 . In 1979, the then Prime... More 

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