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Vivekananda Rock Memorial

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This rock memorial looks great from the shore. A boat ride is required to visit it with ticket fees about 70 Rs. Better to visit in the morning when it is not that sunny. It closes by 4 30 PM.

Thank PavithraP99
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great place to visit wind blowing is awesome, you can spend 3 hours travel from beach to Rock memorial approximately 10 minutes, Sun rise view is just awesome here

Thank Sudhir P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wow it’s nice place. You can spend couple of hours there. Best time to go there ke morning after that sun is too harsh and you can’t stand few minutes outside. Ferry will take 5-7 mins and ferry charges are 50 Rs per person (Round...More

Thank Arvind_Sony
Reviewed 5 days ago

I recently traveled to this place with friend. One has to take ferry ride to reach there. The place is amazingly well maintained and usually crowded. One will get an breathtaking view of sea and nature from here. Must visit place in cape.

Thank rea2der
Reviewed 1 week ago

the waves crashing on the rocks below...go visit it on a cloudy day....u will realise why its a perfect pace for meditation...very soothing place....no tries of extracting money from tourists....informative definitely a place not to miss.....also the boat journey is fun for kids....

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This memorial and the statue on the rock next to it are part of the same ferry ticket. There are beautiful views of the coast and out to sea. The memorial itself it a very impressive structure and worth seeing up close.

Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place to explore in Kanyakumari. You have to take a boat to reach this place, per head charge Rs.20 or 25. Its better to go in the evening by around 4 to avoid hot sun. The boat jetty is close to the Bhagavathy Amman...More

Thank Sdj512
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was feeling very energetic after visiting the rock memorial, it is very beautiful and historic palace.

Thank Vacation815975
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We whole family enjoyed the scenery and appreciate this place,peace of mind and enjoy the heavenly winds blowing.

Thank muniswaran
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place. Pls try to visit from OCT to JAN. Sunset and sunrise view are excellent. Tiruvalluvar status painting work in progress on Oct 2017.

Thank Karthee81
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Amit C
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Response from JustaskforKS | Reviewed this property |
Less waiting time for premium ticket. U can decide this after teaching the ticket booth and seeing if premium tickets are actually required or not. We did not need any premium tickets
13 February 2018|
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Response from drsurya | Reviewed this property |
you can easily visit same day. The boats ply continuously till 6 pm I think. But the jetty may be stopped in case of low tide. If ur short of time then take the fast track to go to the memorial faster. But remember while... More
26 January 2018|
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