Kanyakumari, the extreme southern tip of India and in the state of Tamil Nadu, is a sheer natural delight at the confluence of three oceans - the Indian Ocean, the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal. Amid vast stretches of colourful sands, majestic hills, beautiful temples & churches, swaying coconut trees, luscious fields and charming sunsets and sunrises, Kanyakumari is out-and-out tourists delights for its varied pleasing facets.
The Kanyakumari temple is a major tourist attraction in Kanyakumari, which is dedicated to Devi Kanya and overlooks the shoreline. Rich in mythology with many tales attached to it, in this temple, only Hindus are allowed an entry. The Padmanabhapuram Palace is another attraction here for its remarkable aesthetic splendour, innovative designs and enduring wooden carvings.
The Vivekananda Memorial is the foremost attraction here, which is dedicated to India's leading reformer Swami Vivekananda. The Gandhi Mandapam, built in memory of Mahatma Gandhi, is another prime attraction here. The Suchindram Temple, an architectural marvel, is visited frequented for its being devoted to the trinity of Vishnu, Shiva and Brahma.