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Vivekananda Rock Memorial

Kanyakumari, India
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Reviewed yesterday

An Impressive Rock memorial in honour of Swami Vivekananda, an Indian Philosopher and poet, it was bulit in a relatively short time in about 80 month approx 50 years ago. You can reach it by ferry boat. Go early in the morning and enjoy the...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A huge and very impressive Rock Memorial built on a huge rock in the most southern part of the Indian Subcontinent. It was built almost 50 years ago in honour of the Indian poet and philosopher Swami Vivekanada. In order to visit the monument, you...More

Thank Yvonne B
Reviewed 2 days ago

You can go to the rock memorial constructed in memory of Sawami Vivekanand by a ferry which plies from 7 in the morning till 4 pm. It is just about 15 minutes ride or less. To buy the ticket you have to stand in a...More

Thank praveenm764
Reviewed 2 days ago

After visitng Bagavathi amman temple we went for boating to visit Vivekananda rock memorial.It was a long queque waiting for boating so we took special ticket each rps 169/- normal ticket just rps 34/- then we went for boating and reached that place within 5...More

Thank shyamala g
Reviewed 3 days ago

This Rock memorial is situated inside the ocean and you can reach here only by the ferry service. On the first day it was very rush, so we went next day and not much crowd. Inside there is a big statue of Swami Vivekananda and...More

Thank arunkk1
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

No doubt why this place is one of the best locations in India... Lovely city with amazing people... We had a great stay at Ocean Heritage.. would surely visit again...

Thank karthickmano
Reviewed 4 days ago

super . visited with my family. must seen place in Kanayakumari. Gentleman manimandabam. Feeling calm.

Thank Prabhakargnanaraj
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

On this place we have to see the beauty of art.They made it very beautifully.we were above three hours spend the time on there.

Thank Georgethomas1996
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited in May 2017. Most inspiring story of Swami Vivekananda getting his vision for a great India at this location. While going there encountered a long queue of about 600 people for the Launch ride Ticket was Rs.34 only. Then saw a board for special...More

Thank ChanduNagpur
Reviewed 5 days ago

Memorial place of Swami Vivekananda. A place you must visit if you happened to visit Kanyakumari. It's a gigantic structure built over the rock few hundred meters away from the shore. Regular paid ferry service available during the visiting hours. Sometimes they suspend the ferry...More

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Songs of Earth A
does it have any dress code for the vivekananda temple?
25 April 2017|
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Response from RAJESH S | Reviewed this property |
No carry water, umbrellas, hats, cover well to avoid sun burns
Hii... I wanted to know whether its OK if we reach Vivekananda Rock at around 3:30-4pm ??
22 February 2017|
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Response from dnny | Reviewed this property |
make it early . normally the close by 4-4.30.also sometimes rough weather in afternoon forces to stop ferry service early.
Could you please let me know about the weather in June? We are planing visit this place and need to know about the weather as we are coming from Malaysia
19 January 2017|
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Response from Hiren V | Reviewed this property |
June first two week would be hot, After that monsoon will be started, and obviously this place has a sea coast the humidity will also be high. Best time to visit is November to February.