About Kanyakumari

Tourists must have an overall idea about Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu while traveling to the beautiful district of India. Kanyakumari is situated in the farthest south of the peninsular of India and is in the adjoining point of the three oceans comprising the Arabian Sea, the Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean. Kanyakumari has acquired international fame as a Hindu pilgrimage.

During the British rule, Kanyakumari was given the official name, Cape Comorin it is because of the English men's lack of ability to pronounce the local names.

If one is interested to enjoy the unspoilt charm of natural beauty Kanyakumari is the right place to go for. Through out the year the people across the globe come here to see the splendid views of sunrise and sunset over the crystal clear waters. The multicolored sand is considered to one of the most alluring feature of the beach here.

While talking about Kanyakumari, the information that needs to be mentioned, is its proximity to the sea, due to which it enjoys a comfortable and pleasant climate all through the year. It is said that the period between October and March is the best possible time to visit this place.

There is a series of Kanyakumari Attractions. Some of the nearby places to visit have been mentioned below:

  • Kanyakumari Temple
  • Nagaraja Temple
  • Tiruchendur
  • Thanumalayan temple
  • Padmanabhapuram Palace
  • Vattakottai
The transportation facilities of this place also deserve appreciation. Trivandrum is the nearest airport and it connects Kanyakumari with all the major international destinations.

Last Updated on 9/15/2011

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