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Kanyakumari Travel Guide

Thousands of people from all over the world come here to experience the a place where one can watch the sunrise and sunset from a single beach because this place is almost surrounded by water....

Kanyakumari was called Cape Comorin in British times. Kanyakumari is also spelled as Kanniyakumari or Kanniakumari. It is one of the famous tourist spots of India by virtue of being located at the southernmost point of Peninsular India. This town is bordered by colorful sea-shores edged with swaying coconut trees that make it an ideal spot for travelers. This place is famous for its lofty patches of red cliffs with rolling valleys and plain areas between the rocky topography and the sea coast. You can easily find some more places for sightseeing with the help of the Kanyakumari travel guide.

The whole region is known for its rich history and cultural heritage which is a blend of diverse culture and profound inheritance. Two of the most famous things about this place are rocks known as ‘twin rocks’ serving as monuments of Swami Vivekananda and Saint Thiruvalluvar. Thousands of people from all over the world come here to experience the a place where one can watch the sunrise and sunset from a single beach because this place is almost surrounded by water.

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GETTING THERE

How to Reach Kanyakumari
The coastal town of Kanyakumari is nestled on the southernmost tip of India in the state of Tamil Nadu. The astounding stretch of blue ocean, historical Vivekananda Rock at the middle of the sea along with Thiruvalluvar Statue and Bhagavathy Amman Temple make Kanyakumari a much sought after tourist destination. The slow yet serene town is worth a visit. Though Kanyakumari does not have an airport of its own, yet it can be reached conveniently by road and rail.
 
How to Reach Kanyakumari by Air
 
Kanyakumari does not have its own airport and Thiruvananthapuram International Airport located around 90 km away from Kanyakumari in Kerala serves as the nearest airport. The airport is served by all important domestic and international airlines flying from different parts of India and abroad.
 
How to Reach Kanyakumari by Road
 
Regular fleet of buses from all major cities of South India like Trivandrum, Chennai, Madurai, Nagarcoil and Bangalore ply to Kanyakumari. Private as well as Tamil Nadu and Kanyakumari Road Transport Corporation buses can be availed to reach Kanyakumari. Depending on the budget passengers can avail AC or non-AC coaches.
 
How to Reach Kanyakumari by Rail
 
Kanyakumari Junction Railway Station is nearly 4 km away from the main bus stand. The railhead connects Kanyakumari to major Indian cities like Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Rameshwaram, Kolkata and Nagercoil. Taxis and buses can be availed from outside the station to go anywhere in Kanyakumari.

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Can anyone suggest me a nice hotel near beach with reasonable price?
Vivekananda Rock memorial, Beach & Triveni Sangam - 3 seas meet, Sunrise & sunset, Ramayana dharshan, Devi kumari Temple, circular fort, Gandhi memorial, Wax musuem, 1000 yr old Lord shiva temple, Thiruvalluvar statue, Eco park, Wandering monk exhibition and many more. HOTEL OCEAN HERITAGE and HOTEL SANGAM is just near to all these places. And there is Wodden palace, Thiruparappu water falls, boating, Hanging bridge too.. u need atleast 2 - 3 nights to visit important places. Thank you.
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i have booked double bed sharing a/c room at Hotel Sangam. Can anyone tell which floor and which room will be best to see sunrise etc means having best view?
the top floor will provide best view. Rooms in 4 & 5 series.. hope u enjoyed ur stay..
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Please suggest a good quality vegetarian restaurant for lunch and dinner in Kanyakumari.
dear sir/madam Thanks for your mail ,veg hotel saravana & hotel thiruveni
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How far Tri Sea hotel from kanyakumari railway station?
more or less than 1 km. minimum auto charge Rs.50 /- from railway station
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We are family of 8 people and 2 kids and need good accommodation in Kanyakumari. Can anyone please suggest a good option?
hotel seav view is very good. You can try goibibo booking. Hotel has very nice sea view as non sea view rooms.
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