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City: Kanniyakumari State: Tamil Nadu Country: India
At the southern most land tip of , where the , the and the meet, lies Kanniyakumari, an important pilgrim centre. Kanniyakumari is famous for its spectacular sunrises and sunsets, especially on full moon days. The beach itself is a beautiful site with multi-cloured sand. There is a lighthouse from where one can get a panoramic view. The Government museum offers a good collection of sculptural art crafts of Tamil Nadu. Souvenirs and handicraft articles made from sea shells, and palm leaf articles are the main items to buy at Kanyakumari. Trinklets and packets of coloured sea sand for children can also be bought here. There are several shops selling these articles. Prices vary depending upon your bargaining power.
Climate | When to Visit
Visit during: January to January
Directions | How to Reach
Air The nearest airport is at Thiruvananthapuram (80-km), which is well connected with national and International flights. Rail Kanyakumari is well connected by train services with all the places in . Superfast trains connect the southern most railhead of with northern cities like and . Road Kanyakumari is connected by regular bus services with Chennai, , , Trichy, , Mandapam (Rameshwaram), Nagercoil, Tuticorin, Tiruchendur, Tiruvelveli, , etc