Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Kanyakumari

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Visit Vivekananda Rock Memorial, sitting iconically upon one of two rocks sticking out from the middle of the sea. Swami Vivekananda is said to have attained enlightenment on these rocks, with a towering statue overlooking the endless ocean built in his honor. Two meditation halls offer a surreal experience for the spiritual, with the isolated rocks offering the perfect atmosphere to clear one’s mind. The ground itself can get quite hot, which can be uncomfortable as you must take your shoes off. Using our world travel planner, Kanyakumari attractions like Vivekananda Rock Memorial can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This is not just a memorial place of Swami Vivekananda - This is a very vibrational place which makes us feel the real internal power of Swami Vivekananda. Yes. Consider this fact - Swami...  more »
  • The ferry ride is v unhygienic. No sanitation whatsoever. Life jackets are used without any sanitation. The ferry itself is in bad state. When we went there was no crowd, so we took 50/- tickets...  more »
  • The view is awesome and you can see the ocean from all sides. I would recommend this place to anyone who loves the ocean view.Feels wonderful to gaze sea water all around. If u watch carefully, can see dual colour of sea water.The sunset view in this place is the best thing you can witness in the same.Ensure you reach the place before 5.30 pm.
  • The most beautiful place i have ever seen... It is just magnificent. The view is awesome and you can see the ocean from all sides. I would recommend this place to anyone who loves the ocean view. Lodging in the area are also very reasonable and people out there are quite friendly.👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

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