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Beaches

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7DX Theatre

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Places of Interest

Kumari Kumariamman Temple : This temple is 3000 years old and it is dedicated to Virgin Goddess Kanyakumari. She stands on an eternal vigil protecting the shores of our country. Goddess is facing the east . Devi stands as a charming Kanya [young] girl with rosary in her right hand in penance posture. The idol is believed to have been installed by Sage Parasuraman. Nose ring of the Goddess with brilliant rubies are so glittery and it resembled a bright beacon. It is also said, that one ship sailing through, mistook it for a lighthouse and had to bang against the rocks and wreck. The mast of the wreckage was seen near the shore till the Tsunami that struck the shores in 2004. The same was washed away during that Tsunami Devastation. It is also said that, due to that sinking of that ship long ago, Eastern Gate of the temple remains closed on all days, except during the 5 festival days in a year, when the deity is taken out for a ceremonial bath. The regular entry to the temple is through the Northern Gate Only.

Vivekanandar Rock
Vivekananda Rock :
This is a memorial, in memory of charismatic Philosopher Swami Vivekananda . This was built in the year 1970, imbibing various architectural styles prevalent in India. Very next to this rock is the Sripada Parai [divine foot mark rock] blessed by the imprint of Goddess’s feet on the rock. Poompuhar Shipping Corporation operates frequent ferry services from the shore to the rock memorial at regular intervals every day.

The Thiruvalluvar Statue:

Thiruvalluvar Statue is a 133 feet [denotes 133 chapters of Tirukkural] tall stone sculpture of the Popular Tamil Poet- Saint Thiruvalluvar, who authored the Thirukkural Couplets. The 95 feet Statue that represent the chapters of “wealth” and “Pleasure” is erected on a 38 foot pedestal which represents the 38 chapters of "virtue" in the Thirukural. This signifies that wealth and love be earned and enjoyed on the foundation of solid virtue. The Government has adopted Tiruvalluvar Andu [Tiruvalluvar year] as the official calendar year. Keeping the birth of Tiruvalluvar as the base year , current calendar year is 2036 Tiruvalluvar Aandu.


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