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Kumari Amman Temple

Kumari Amman Temple id dedicated to Parvathi as Devi Kanya the virgin goddess who did penance to obtain the hand of Lord Shiva.

Darshan Timings: Between 0400 Hours and 1200 Hours and again between 1600 Hours and 2000 Hours.Walking distance from our Hotel Sunworld.

Vivekananda Rock

It was built in 1970. Vivekananda Rock Memorial is dedicated to Swami Vivekananda, the greatest social reformer and saint modern India has produced. Swami Vivekananda was supposed to have meditated on the rock where the memoriel stands today at the end of the year 1892 before his disparture for Chicago to participate in the world religious conference in 1983. The memorial stands today at this place. Meditation hall is also attached with the Memorial

Visiting Hours : 8 Am to 4 Pm

Guganathaswamy Temple (Lord Shiva)

This is a 1000 year old temple and is said to have been built by the King Raja Raja Chola. The architectural style of the Cholas is quiet apparent in this temple. It is located near Railway Station. There are 16 inscriptions found in this temple that date back to the years 1038 A.D., 1044 A.D., 1045 .A.D.

Gandhi Memorial

On Mahatma's Birthday (October 2nd) Sun rays fall on the spot where his ashes were placed before immersion.

"I am writing this at the Cape, in front of the sea where three seas meet and furnish a sight unequalled in the world, for this is no port of call for vessels. Like the Goddess, the seas around are virgin" - Mahatma Gandhi

Thiruvalluvar Statue

The Thiruvalluvar statue has been erected on one of the twin rocks offshore, and near by Vivekananda Rock Memorial. Height of the Statue is 133 foot. An imposing Memorial of Thiruvalluvar.

Our Lady of Ransom

The Church of Our Lady of Ransom at Kanyakumari, north east of Cape point.

Holly Mass Timimgs :

Weekdays -0615 Hours

Thursday - 0630 Hours

Sunday - 0530, 0700 & 1600 Hours.


This is a circular Fort 3 km from Hotel Sunworld Kanyakumari. The 18 th Century fort over looking the sea is a fine picnic spot. The sea near here is calm and suitable for bathing.

Suchindram Temple

It is near the land's end of the India. Hardly 13 kms from Hotel Sunworld kanykumari. It lies just by the side of Trivandrum - Cape Comorin road. This Place is noted for its temple called "Thanumalayan -Temple", Musical Pillars and a huge 18 foot high Hanuman Statue are proof of the artistic skills of that time. Inscriptions said to be of the 19 th Century A.D are found in this Temple. This unique Temple is dedicated to the Trimurthys Vishnu, Siva and Bhramah.

Darshan Time : 4:00am to 12:00 noon 4:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Nagaraja Temple

The Nagaraja (Serpent God) is the presiding deity, the images of Lord Shiva and Ananthakrishna are also enshrined here. The images of the jain Theerthanyars, Mahavira, Parsuanathar are found on the pillars of the temple. Nagaraja is installed on the ground where it was originally found and the sands scooped out and given as prasadam to the devotees. The entrance to the temple is similar to the Chinese architecture of the Buddist Vihar. This Temple is in nagercoil which is 19 kms from Hotel Sun world.

Thirparappu Water falls

It is one of the wonderful picnic spot in Kanyakumari District. Hardly 43 kms distance from Hotel Sunworld kanyakumari. Picturesque spot with an ancient Mahadevar(siva) Temple.

Mathoor Hanging Bridge

The Mathoor Hanging Trough is the tallest as well as the longest trough bridge in Asia, having a height of 115 feet and a length of one kilometre. Constructed in 1966, this bridge has become a place of tourist importance and hundreds of tourists visit this place.

It is one of the largest and highest bridge located near Thrivattar about 15 km from Hotel Sunworld Kanyakumari.The Bridge and lush green surrounding are noted for scenic beauty.

PathmanabaPuram Palace

The ancient historical town Padmanabhapuram is 35 km. from Kanyakumari on the Trivandrum-Cape Comerin road. This town is surrounded by a fort with an area of 187 acres. The ancient capital of Travancore might be constructed before AD 1601. The palace with an area of seven acres, is situated in the very centre on the Padmanabhapuram Fort, amidst hills, dales and rivers. It is one of the wonderful picnic spot in Kanyakumari District. Hardly 43 kms distance from Hotel Sunworld.

Kamarajar Manimandapam

Another monument Kamarajar Manimandapam was raised and dedicated to Late. Sri. Kamarajar, The freedom fighter, Former Chief minister of Tamil Nadu, President of Indian National Congress. He was popularly known as Black Gandhi among the masses and king maker during congress regime. This monument was constructed where his ashes were kept here for public to pay homage before immersion into the sea. Visting Hours -7 AM To 7 PM . Entrance Free