Vivekananda Rock Memorial is one of the most interesting places to see in the southern part of India. It is situated in Kanyakumari and it is a fort and an island. Vivekananda Rock Memorial stands on top of a two rocks that are situated approximately 500 meters off the island.
The Thiruvalluvar Statue is a 133 feet (40.5 m) tall stone sculpture of the Tamil poet and saint Tiruvalluvar, author of the Thirukkural
Reaching Vivekananda Rock Memorial is not a difficult task as it is well connected to the land. There are many ferry services that run between the island and the mainland with minimal charges. The ferry services usually operate from 8 AM to 4 PM.
Kanyakumari has many colours and some of the most precious are the most deserted ones. You can find one of those sights in Kanyakumari, which is the southernmost tip of India. At the confluence of the Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean and Arabian Sea, the sunset viewpoint at Kanyakumari is like none other. There are waters in sight and you can watch the sun immerse itself in the waters.
This sight attracts visitors for the tremendous beauty. There is a lighthouse in view that adds to the beauty of the views accessible from here. The views from this place are really stunning. The sun rises beyond the Vivekananda Rock Memorial, which gives a striking reflection to the complete scenario. One can enjoy some beautiful sights here in peace.
The temple is located in Suchindram, which is a popular pilgrimage destination in South India. Suchindram is situated at a distance of about 11 km from Kanyakumari and 7 km from Nagercoil, on the banks of River Pazhayar. The temple town of Suchindram is the abode of many temples and the most famous among them is Sri Sthanumalayan Temple or Thanumalayan Temple.
This waterfall originates from the river Kodayar as it falls at Thirparappu from the height of about 50 feet and forms a pool at the base. The waterfall is 300 ft in length. The river bed above is rocky. The waterfall is active and flows with force for around seven months in a year. There is a weir constructed for supplying water to the paddy fields.
One can enjoy either taking bath in the waterfalls or enjoy the scenic beauty or take beautiful photos or you can even explore the beautiful place. For children there is a park near the falls to play and have unlimited fun. Also there is a swimming pool. Boating is also available on the top of the falls.
Mathoor Aqueduct was constructed in 1966 by the then Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, one of the best The visionary leader Mr.Kamarajar , as a drought relief measure.Aqueduct is built across the Parali river, a small river that originates in the Mahendragiri Hills of the Western Ghats. Mathoor Aqueduct itself carries water of the Pattanamkal canal for irrigation over the Parali, from one hill to another, for a distance of close to one kilometer.
Mathoor Aqueduct is a concrete structure supported by 28 huge pillars, the maximum height of the pillars reaching 115 ft. The trough structure is 7 ft in height, with a width of 7.5 ft. The trough is partly covered with concrete slabs, allowing people to walk on the bridge and to see the water going through the trough.