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Vivekananda Rock Memorial

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Address: Kanyakumari, India
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Nice place in the end of the country .But it was very Crowley very long Q was there ...my family people really enjoyed the trip in side the sea .

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice place in the end of the country .But it was very Crowley very long Q was there ...my family people really enjoyed the trip in side the sea .

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chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The ferry ride to the rock is pleasant and when you step on to the rock, you feel a sense of exhilaration.

Thank scenthill
New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Vivekananda Rock Memorial is a magnificent monument which provides great view of the sea as well as spiritual experience. In spite of the big crowds it gives solace to the seekers. This architectural marvel is a must see on any Kanyakumari visit.

Thank rakeshchadha
Chennai (Madras), India
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Since this is small rocky island, reaching is only through the ferry service. The memorial is well maintained. It has the spot on which vivekananda meditated, there is mediation hall, sun dial, book stall etc.

Thank dillibabu_er
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lot of effort has been put to construct this and its beautiful. Ferry service will start at 8:00 AM and end at 4:00 PM. Possible visit during the early hours to avoid the rush.

Thank kaviani724
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited in Jan 2017. Reached around 9.00am. There was long queue ahead us but moved quite fast. The ferry ride costs 34 rupees (ordinary) 169 rupees (express-no need to stand in queue). We couldn't go to the thiruvalluvar statue due to low tide. The entry ticket to memorial was Rs.20. The view from Viv. Rock was awesome. Worth a trip... More 

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Reading of reviews not needed to visit this famous place,best and beautiful place in Kanyakumari, we all enjoy

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Bengaluru, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It takes around 5 - 8 min on Ferry to reach this rock from the mainland India. Generally gets heavily crowded during the day and being a rock it is hot as well. Hence visiting this place early in the morning is the best idea.

Thank Debashis_Singh
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very nice place and a must visit in INDIA. This is the southernmost point in India and located in Kanyakumari. Better don't go in summer season as the entire TamilNadu is burning.

Thank VishnuKV
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome place. One can actually feel the positive vibe where Shree Vivekanand Ji actually did meditation for three days. Must visit place.

Thank Bharat K

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