Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Kanyakumari one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Kanyakumari is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Kanyakumari or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Kanyakumari. Explore the historical monuments of Kanyakumari with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Kanyakumari guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Kanyakumari page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Kanyakumari with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Padmanabhapuram Palace

    #1 of 6 Historical Places in Kanyakumari
    Padmanabhapuram Palace

    Tags: Art And Culture, Historical Site, Palace, Architecture

    Address: Kulasekharam-Thuckalay Road,Thuckalay,Tamil Nadu,629175

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    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 archi...Read more

  2. Udayagiri Fort

    #2 of 6 Historical Places in Kanyakumari
    Udayagiri Fort

    Tags: Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Fort

    Address: Udayagiri Fort, Nagercoil, TN.

    Timings: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    The Udaygiri fort is another relic from the Travancore kingdom in Tamil Nadu. This isolated fort used to be a mighty ammunition storage site for the army during the reign of Marthanda Varma. The strat...Read more

  3. Vattakottai Fort

    #3 of 6 Historical Places in Kanyakumari
    Vattakottai Fort

    Tags: Waterfront, Historical Site, Fort

    Address: VattaKottai Fort, Nagercoil, TN.

    Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    The Travancore kingdom has left a mighty reminder of its power through the VattaKottai Fort. This court designed in a circular frame is an interesting site to visit near Kanykumari. Made of Granite an...Read more

  4. Vivekananda Rock Memorial

    #4 of 6 Historical Places in Kanyakumari
    Vivekananda Rock Memorial

    Tags: Memorial, Monument

    Address: Vivekanandapuram, Kanyakumari - 629702 INDIA

    Timings: 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    The Vivekananda faced many delays in its construction but it was finally constructed in the 1970s. The monument is homage to Swami Vivekananda who was a Spiritual leader as well as a Modern Indian thi...Read more

  5. Gandhi Memorial

    #5 of 6 Historical Places in Kanyakumari
    Gandhi Memorial

    Tags: Historical Site, Memorial

    Address: Next to Kumari Amman Temple, Kanyakumari, India

    Timings: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Mahatma Gandhi is considered to be the Father of the great Nation of India. The Gandhi Memorial is the site where is mortal remains, i.e. his ashes were kept before they were immersed into the holy wa...Read more

  6. Thiruvalluvar Statue

    #6 of 6 Historical Places in Kanyakumari
    Thiruvalluvar Statue

    Tags: View Point, Memorial, Statue, Sculpture

    Address: Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    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 p...Read more

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