India’s southernmost town Kanyakumari is a located in the Tamil Nadu state. Initially it was called Cape Comorin. Since past few decades Kanyakumari town has become a hub of tourist activities. India southern tours package complete your vocation with warm beauty of Kanyakumari. Town is embellished with natural beauties, century old historic buildings and temples. Kanyakumari’s famous tourist attractions are:
This place is home to Sthanumalayan temple which is famous for 9th century inscriptions, Hanuman statue measuring 6 meter and musical columns. Basically the temple is devoted to trinity of god: Shiva, Vishnu and Bramha.
Vattakotti Fort –
An eighteenth century small fort sitauted 6 Kms away from Kanyakumari. The fort overlooks and provides panoramic view of sea.
Padmanabhapuram Palace –
A palace entirely made of wood. It was built around seventeenth century for the Travancore Kings.
Udavagiri Fort –
Fort was built by King Marthanda Varma in the memory of European general Captain De Lennoy. Udavagiri Fort is also a tomb site of captain and now converted into a bio-diversity park.
Mukkudal Reservoir –
Mukkudal is a fresh water Reservoir and know for its scenic beauty. Western Ghats surrounds the dam and in middle of dam lies a small beautiful island.
Sanguthurai & Sothavilai Beaches–
Both beaches share coastline of Indian Ocean. 2004 Tsunami deteriorated the condition of beaches. However, due to measures took by authorities, tourist have started visiting these coastline again.
Spectacular village surrounded by hills. The high point of hill offers the enchanting view of village with church built in Portuguese style in the middle. Other attractions are 100 year old lighthouse and ravine-like area with casurina trees. Both the sites are situated in seaside.
Thiruparrapu Falls –
Decorated by nature, waterfalls and an ancient temple near Thiruparrapu is particularly famous among tourist and locals.
A heaven for admirer for nature’s beauty and adventure seeking tourist. Small Mountain streams of water accompanied by pebbles and ferns all around make Keeriparai hills and Kalikesam famous picnic spot. Keeriparai is also known for tiny waterfalls and wild elephants.
Thengapattinam Beach –
This enticing estuary (point where river meets sea) is scenic beauty adorned with coconut groves. For pleasurable time visitor can ride in a catamaran (small boat).
Kanyakumari is adorned with other magnificent tourist site as well including Baywatch, Thirunandikkara temple, Olakaruvi, Kodhayar and Chitharal Jain Monuments. Kanyakumari’s amazing ancient history and breathtaking natural beauty make it a must visit tourist place of southern India.