Also called The Sun City, this water theme amusement park is located at a distance of 2 km on the Kanyakumari- Kovalam Road.
Take a dip or simply soak your head under the Courtallam Falls. An experience that no one forgets, this is an excellent waterscape that is found in the city of Kanyakumari. Courtallam Falls are extremely beautiful and people visit this fall in large numbers. Contrary to popular belief, Courtallam Falls consist of not just one but many different falls that are together in one place. In addition, it is thought that these falls have curing powers especially to those who have mental ailments.
Visit the Gandhi Memorial where the memory of Mahatma Gandhi, Father of the Nation, is enshrined. Here, his ashes were kept for public viewing before immersion. The architecture of the building allows the rays of the sun to fall on the spot where the ashes were kept. Every year on October 2, his birthday is celebrated here.
Witness the most beautiful sunset at the Kanyakumari Beach. Located at a distance of 10 kilometers from the main city center, this beach's unique feature is its multi colored sand. Sunrise and sunsets here are a beautiful sight to behold and must not be missed. Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, this beach, formerly known as Cape Comorin, is the perfect place to relax and enjoy some time with loved ones. With its sapphire seas and hazel sands, the beauty of this place is unparalleled. The view of the sea and ocean waves crashing into the rocks, with the beauty of the sunset in the background is an amazing sight to behold. The confluence of the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian, Sea and India Ocean elevates this destination to another level altogether.
Visit one of the calmest yet cleanest beaches during your tour to Kanyakumari. Sanguthurai Beach is located in the southern most part of India, and you can feel the fierce power of the Indian Ocean there. Sanguthurai Beach is a pretty tranquil place with white sand beaches that is set against the perfect background of the coastline. In addition to all these attractions, its luke warm water is perfect for swimming.
Enjoy a boat ride in the tranquil waters of Thirparappu and let the surrounding natural beauty consume you. Located at a distance of about 55 km from Kanyakumari, the cascading waters of the Thirparappu Falls make up for an enchanting sight. This waterfall is a manmade one and falls from a height of 50 feet. The water collects in a quaint pool below which is an ideal place to frolic around. The falls are surrounded by thick green foliage and indigenous fauna, which make it a nature lover's paradise. The entrance of this destination has a small temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and is highly revered by the locals.
Experience the glory of Kanyakumari - its sunrise, sunset and moonrise. To watch the sun set and to see the moon rising out of the ocean on a full moon day is to savour an experience that lives in one's memory for life. It is the only place in India where one can enjoy the unique spectacle of sunset and moonrise simultaneously on full moon days. It is said that on Chitra Poornima (full moon day in the Tamil month Chitrai) in April, one can see both the sun and the moon facing each other on the same horizon, a rare sight of unique grandeur.
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