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Vivekananda Rock Memorial

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Address: Kanyakumari, India
Phone Number: 246250
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5-Night Beach and Historical Tour of South India

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Monument of peace and comfort

A place visited by a ferry and then a ticket to the monument. The price is cheap for the ferry and tickets, you deposit your slippers free and then bare foot with maintained... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
aksphotowriter
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Ludhiana, India
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Ludhiana, India
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A place visited by a ferry and then a ticket to the monument. The price is cheap for the ferry and tickets, you deposit your slippers free and then bare foot with maintained sacred environment you see this lovely monument. There is the central.place where we see a magnificent statue of Vivekananda and a side place of his teacher Ramakrishna... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited this monument on 7th & 8th of August,2016. One has to wait for the small ferry boat to reach this place.from the main beach. On Sunday the rush is immense so it is wise to use the special queue after paying Rs 100/- more per person. The normal Ticket is Rs 38/- for return trip. The monument itself... More 

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Tirunelveli, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Most popular monument and visited place in South India and the monument of Swamy Vivekananda, Beautiful meditation hall, well kept, clean place , some time ath security staff was rude. One must visit the place

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New Delhi, India
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Enough has been written about going to the Vivekananda Rock Memorial by boat from Kanyakumari but what we noticed was that around noon through 2pm the rush eases off so you can move around more leisurely then. Otherwise, the rush in the mornings is so heavy, that you have to buy the special ticket costing 5 times as much as... More 

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Coimbatore, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A boat takes you to the Vivekananda Rock Memorial , the cost is Rs.38 (to and fro). The memorial is too good and the design , architecture was awesome to see .

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A very peaceful place with a lot of cool breeze even at 4:00 PM and lots of rush..!! There’s a special ‘Fast’ queue if you can shell out Rs. 170 per person (rather than Rs. 34 for regular ticket). If interested, don’t follow people to join the queue. Just look for the main enterance gate and say you want the... More 

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Trivandrum
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21 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Long queues to get to the rock, and it can take upto 3 hrs to complete the trip. Can be tiring in the afternoon.

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Thank johnkottaram
Chennai
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is a must see in Kanyakumari. A modern day architectural marvel, this rock is steeped in mythology & history. This is also the place where Kanyakumari prayed to Shiva and the impressions of her feet are visible in the smaller rock. The meditation hall is peaceful. The place is well maintained and a number of book stalls with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the destination where your boat will take you from Kanyakumari beach.These are govt boats carrying 200 people in one go.This place is not that special to go specially.There is temple of Krishna and Rama there.

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Kawasaki, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice place in the sea. A giant stone upon which Lord Hanuman idol(27 ft) is carved in a single rock. So windy. Visited During my Solo Bike to Kanyakumari

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