What is the first thing that strikes your mind when you hear the place Kanyakumari? Indeed the sunrise and sunset, Vivekananda Memorial, and Thiruvalluvar statue. But there are things other than these to see and do in Kanyakumari. As we all know that Kanyakumari is located at the southern tip of India, you can find numerous beaches in this town. Similarly, you can find many sacred temples and monuments associated with this town which tell the early Indian architecture. Hence, you can find numerous visitors across the year who come from faraway places and stay at the hotels in Kanyakumari near beach to enjoy the surreal beauty of the town. Hence, in this post, let us see the things you should do while visiting Kanyakumari to make your trip more interesting.
According to Hindu mythology, the Triveni Sangam means a point where three holy rivers meet. Kanyakumari is also considered as the Triveni Sangam because the three rivers: Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean, and Arabian sea meet at this town. So, there is a belief that taking a dip at the Triveni Sangam convergence will wash away the sins and deliver you from the rebirth cycle. So, you see a large crowd of people who are waiting for their turn to take the holy dip. However, if you don’t want to take the dip, that’s also fine, you can sit from the shore and watch the natural beauty of the sea. If you are lucky and the weather is good enough, you see three different shades of blue representing three different oceans. So, if you want to watch the real beauty of this ocean land, come and visit Kanyakumari at once and ensure to stay at one of the best hotels at Kanyakumari to make your trip a memorable one.
Visit the local stores:
The second thing that you must do is go shopping in the local store to get some souvenirs. As Kanyakumari is a land of the ocean you can find a lot of seashells, and people from this town make their lives by selling these. You can find seashells painted and names written on them, handicrafts made from coir and jute, wall hangings from seashells, and related things. Similarly, if you are visiting the Kumari Amman Temple, make sure to check out the handloom sarees that are unique with stunning designs. So, make sure to visit Kanyakumari during festival times to see more stalls and their tradition. Even the hotels in Kanyakumari with tariff are offered during these times.
If you are a nature lover then the Vattakottai Fort is the best place to watch the breathtaking view of the sea. The Vattakottai Fort is spread over 3.5 acres of land and is one of the must-visit places in Kanyakumari. A part of the fort is extended into the sea and the sand near this is black. This fort is overlooked by the Indian archaeological department and is considered one of the popular tourist spots.
So, here are the best places and things to do on your next visit to Kanyakumari. Check in at Hotel Temple Citi – the best hotel in Kanyakumari for a great vacation and comfortable stay.