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Havens in the Land of Kanyakumari - Vivekananda Rock

BY: jyothish webtech | Category: Travel | Submitted: 2011-11-28 12:48:07
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Article Summary: "Kanyakumari is one of the few places in the world where one can witness both the sunset and sunrise at same beach because of its peculiar geography. This particular fact and host of other attractions make Kanyakumari a hot tourism destination. Millions horde to the place in anticipation of savoring the exquisite charms of the pl.."


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Kanyakumari is one of the few places in the world where one can witness both the sunset and sunrise at same beach because of its peculiar geography. This particular fact and host of other attractions make Kanyakumari a hot tourism destination. Millions horde to the place in anticipation of savoring the exquisite charms of the place.

Kanyakumari, sometimes referred to as Cape Comorin, is a town in Tamil Nadu of South India. Located at the southernmost tip of the Indian Peninsula, it is the geographical end of the Indian mainland. Kanyakumari lies at the converging point of three bodies of water - Arabian Sea, Bay of Bengal and Indian Ocean and is the terminating point of Western Ghats and Eastern Ghats. Kanyakumari takes its name from the Kumari Amman or Kanyakumari Temple, situated in the town, on the sea-shore.
Catering to the steady flow of tourists to Kanyakumari many hotels have come up in Kanyakumari. Hotels in Kanyakumari can be classified into ultimate luxury variety to budget hotels. The luxury variety make for spacious, luxurious rooms with modern d├ęcor to be provided to the tourists. Like the accommodation facilities, quality of service rendered is also of superlative quality. Kanyakumari hotels guarantee round the clock quality service. The staff encounters the guests with a disarming smile with all the warmth and hospitality. The hotels are adjoined with multi cuisine restaurants with delicious menu provided in various styles from Continental to Chinese.

Apart from high class accommodation facilities and quality service, hotels provide hot and cold water running round the clock, Banquet hall, conference hall, meeting hall, amenities for indoor and outdoor games, Doctors on call, twenty four hours security, spacious parking facilities and travel desk services.

Kanyakumari is an egalitarian sort of tourist destination. People of various sects and from economic strata visit the place. Catering to budget minded guests there are budget hotels available. Budget hotels in Kanyakumari provide for excellent accommodation facilities and quality service coming in an economic purse.

Hotels in Kanyakumari rent out facilities to business sects to conduct conferences, meetings and training programmes. With the opportunity to see sun rise and sun set and other places of significance on the offer there is a rush to participate in the events.

Viewing sun rise and sun set in Kanyakumari is a fascinating affair very high on tourist ratings. Word of mouth has spread throughout the world about it. The sky make for picturesque setting and the sunrays falling in the sea waters reflecting in multi colors is plain bliss. Experienced people recommend the beach at Vivekandapuram as the ideal spot to view the sun set and sun rise.
Other important things to be viewed in Kanyakumari are Vivekananda Rock, Vivekandapuram, Statue of Thiruvalluvar, Our Lady of Ransom Church, temple of goddess Kanyakumari, Padmanabhapuram Palace, Kamarajar Mani Mantapa Monument, Baywatch and Tsunami Monument.

Vivekananda Rock is about hundred meters from the shore and has a regular ferry service connecting them. It is believed that Swami Vivekanda meditated here. The rock has two 'mandapas" - one belonging to Swami Vivekananda and the other has a foot shaped carving on the rock. It is believed to be the foot mark of Goddess Kumari. It is also an ideal spot to view sun rise and sun set.
Thiruvalluvar Statue is dedicated to arguably the greatest Tamil poet, philosopher, and saint Thiruvalluvar.

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Jyothish is an eminent writer and travel enthusiast, here giving valuable information on Kanyakumari Hotels, Hotels in Kanyakumari, Sunste in Kanyakumari and Budget Hotels in Kanyakumari. For more information visit our site http://kanyakumarihotels.org.in/.

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