Spectacular view of Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari is enriched with spectacular natural resources along with different, sacred temples, colossal memorials, and majestic forts. Over the years, it became a favorite spot for  holiday and pilgrimage destination for the visitors for its sacred temples, majestic mountains, pristine rivers  with paddy fields,  serene beaches, , and colorful coastlines .Kanyakumari witnesses the picturesque palaces and forts. Some most popular places are as follows:

Vattakottai (Circular Fort): Vattakottai fort  was constructed in 8th Century under the administration of Captaincy of  Eustachius De Lannoy, to protect  the Travancore kingdom. The rectangular fort is made up granite stones,  that spread s over an area of 3 1/2 acres.

Vattakottai Fort is located in the taluk of Agasteeswaram  tha is situated approximately  7 km away from Kanyakumari.

Udayagiri Fort: Udayagiri fort have created a historical milestone in the integral part of the defense of Tranvancore King.  During that time it was a foundry for manufacturing guns, mortars and cannon balls. Initially, it was constructed in the year of 1660 and then re-constructed in 1741 by Travancore King Marthanda Varma.

There are many Hotels at Kanyakumari like Hotel temple citi which is the best place to visit all tourist destinations.

 

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