Key Points
  • Ideal Duration: 1-2 days
  • Best Time: Oct-Feb
  • Nearest Airport: Trivandrum

Kanyakumari is a popular coastal town in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Kanyakumari is also known as southernmost tip of the India. The place is surrounded by mountains at one side and bordered by vibrant sea shores on the other. This is the only place in the entire world where one can witness both the rising and setting of the sun.

Kanyakumari is a notable place that attracts thousands of tourists a year. The place has beaches, temples and churches. Kanyakumari beaches are less crowded, so you can enjoy beaches peacefully. You can also see Thirparappu falls, the Courtallam Falls, and the Olakaruvi falls. Other notable places to see are Padmanabhapuram Palace, the Vattakottai Fort, and the Gandhi Memorial.

The City has an area of 1672/Sq.Km and has population density of 1119/Sq.Km. It has a coastal line of 71.5 kms stretched on the three sides.

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