Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Kanyakumari is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Kanyakumari a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Kanyakumari.
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Best of Art and Cultural Places to Visit
Discover the local culture and art of Kanyakumari.
The Padmanabhapuram Palace is actually located at the southern tip of Tamil Nadu but is interestingly looked after by the Kerela Government instead. The building with its clay roof and old architecture itself is beautiful and elegant. It has been simply decorated. Unlike lavish and tall palaces in other parts of the country this place has a v...
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Devi Kanya Kumari Temple, Nagercoil, TN.
08:00 am - 06:30 pm
Devi Kanya Kumari, reputed to be Kumari Amman or the virgin goddess, is one of the types of Devi revered in Kanyakumari. She is famously reputed to be the Bhagavathy Amman. Bhagavathy Amman Temple is placed in Kanya Kumari, the previously Cape Comorin, on the intercection of the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea, and the Indian Ocean. She is additiona...
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Devi Kanya Kumari Temple, Nagercoil, TN
04:30 am - 08:00 pm
The Kumari Amman temple is a temple of the goddess Kumari amman in Kanya Kumari. This temple is famous for the brilliant glittering diamond nose ring of the deity that is said to have led a few sailors astray due to its brightness. It is a beautiful temple dedicated to the goddess more popularly known as Durga. It is allegedly quite and finds...
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Kottar, Nagercoil, TN 629002
St. Francis Xavier has been an influential evangelist in India. He has found followers in many of the coastal towns including Goa. The Saint Francis Xavier church is homage to this saint who had travelled all over the subcontinent to spread the message of Christianity. It is interesting that the saint received the land for the church as an award fo...
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Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu
09:00 am - 04:00 pm
Located by the Vivekananda memorial rock, on top of a beautiful island stands the magnificent stone sculpture that is 133 feet tall. This masterpiece of art is of the great Tamil poet philosopher Tiruvalluvar. The sculpture is strategically located amidst the beauty of two seas uniting with the vast Indian Ocean i...
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Arumanai, Tamil Nadu 629151
05:00 am - 07:00 am
The Bhagavathy Amman Temple commonly known as Kanyakumari Devi Temple meaning ‘Virgin Girl’ is dedicated to the Hindu Goddess Shree Bhagavathy (Durga). The holy shrine is spoken of in the holy books of Ramayana and Mahabharata. Devotees believe that on visiting this temple they are spiritually energized while they attain mental peace by the holy goddess.
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Tiruparapu, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu 629161
07:00 am - 06:00 pm
Enjoy a boat ride at leisure or relax on the petite rocky island on a visit to the Thirparappu Falls in the state of Tamil Nadu, Kanyakumari. You can also pay visit to the famous Mahadeva Temple which stands at the entrance of the falls. The falls are scanty during the summer season while it looks grand with lavish showers during the monsoons.
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Raja Sangeetha St, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu 629702
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Our Lady of Ransom Church is a blessed Christian shrine that's run by faith and goodwill. The church is located in Tamil Nadu – Kanyakumari close to a beach. The three towered structure was constructed in an ancient Gothic style and lavishly painted in pearl white giving its visitors a brush through the old Portugal times. The church today is...