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Vivekananda Rock Memorial

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Address: Kanyakumari, India
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visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial

super . visited with my family. must seen place in Kanayakumari. Gentleman manimandabam. Feeling calm.

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Munnar, India
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Munnar, India
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

super . visited with my family. must seen place in Kanayakumari. Gentleman manimandabam. Feeling calm.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

On this place we have to see the beauty of art.They made it very beautifully.we were above three hours spend the time on there.

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Nagpur
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited in May 2017. Most inspiring story of Swami Vivekananda getting his vision for a great India at this location. While going there encountered a long queue of about 600 people for the Launch ride Ticket was Rs.34 only. Then saw a board for special entry For Rs.169/-. Bought that as we were here only till 9.00pm that day. One... More 

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Thuckalay
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Memorial place of Swami Vivekananda. A place you must visit if you happened to visit Kanyakumari. It's a gigantic structure built over the rock few hundred meters away from the shore. Regular paid ferry service available during the visiting hours. Sometimes they suspend the ferry service if the sea waves are in a dangerous state.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the place where Legend Swamy Vivekananda spent 3 days meditating before leaving for Chicago for the historical speech on Hindu culture. You will also find foot print of Goddess Kanyakumari.

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Reviewed 4 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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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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

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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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Bangalore
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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.

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