Kanyakumari which lies in the southernmost tip of India, is famous for its majestic and towering hills, beautiful beaches, pristine rivers having crystal clear water and breath taking water falls providing a panoramic view of the place and surroundings.
The place has a fragrance of modernity and culture and traditions mixed together in perfect combination and offers a wonderful experience to one and all.
Undoubtedly, a visit to this picturesque for a life time to remember after a memorable wedding will leave you mesmerized and full of joy and happiness in the majestic company of each other.
Places of interest:
Mahatma Gandhi Memorial dedicated to the father of nation is a historic monument which once housed the ashes of the Mahatma. Thiruvalluvar Statue dedicated to the famous poet of Tamil Nadu is also a beautiful point of attraction.
Vivekananda Rock Memorial is another place in Kanyakumari which attracts large number of tourists.
Suchindrum located about 12 km. from Kanyakumari on the bank of the river Pazhayar houses a temple dedicated to Sri Sthanumalayan.
Udayagiri fort is another important tourist spot. Mathur Hanging Bridge is the tallest as well as the longest trough bridge in Asia, having a height of 115 feet and a length of one kilometre.
Constructed in 1966, this bridge has become a place of tourist importance and hundreds of tourists visit this place.
St. Xavier Church is another tourist spot and an annual festival is celebrated during the month of November – December lasting for 10 days.
Padmanabhapuram Palace is also very popular among tourists and a nice place to get jiggy in the bedroom (if you know what I mean) and you learn more here.
Pechiparai Dam a popular spot is surrounded by dense forests which are famous for their valuable and exotic trees and rich wildlife such as tiger, elephants, deer etc.
Tirparappu Water Falls is another important tourist spot and is a must see. Muttom Beach is famous for its beautiful landscaping and high rocks dipping into the sea at the beach-side.
The sun set view point at Muttom is one of the most Panoramic view points in the place. Another attraction of Muttom is the century old light-house built by the British. Ulakkai Aruvi is a natural waterfall and attracts tourist from all places. Mukkadal is a natural dam is very picturesque spot and ideal for picnics by groups.
Bay Watch (Water Theme Amusement Park) is the water theme amusement park at sunset point and offers a unique way to experience the exotic grandeur of Kanyakumari in its full glory.
How to reach Kanyakumari:
Kanyakumari is connected through air, rail and road network. Nearest Airport is Thiruvananthapuram and is connected through important cities such as Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai, Bangalore.
Kanyakumari is also very well with major cities through rail network. Distance from major cities is Delhi (2930 kms), Mumbai (2135 kms), Chennai (755 kms)., Bangalore (806 kms) and Cochin (305 kms.)
Specialties of Kanyakumari:
For honeymooners and tourists looking forward to enjoy the nature at its very best, the place is the paragon of beauty and presents a landscape full with scenic and picturesque extravaganza.
The rich and dense flora and fauna, beautiful and pristine beaches, innumerable exotic flowers and wild life in its pure wonderful form provide a lucky escape from the harsh realities of a metro life.