Kanyakumari - Heaven on Earth

Kanyakumari is a coastal town in the state of Tamil Nadu on India's southern tip. Jutting into the Laccadive Sea, the town was known as Cape Comorin during British rule and is popular for watching sunrise and sunset over the ocean. It's also a noted pilgrimage site thanks to its Bagavathi Amman Temple, dedicated to a consort of Shiva, and its Our Lady of Ransom Church, a center of Indian Catholicism.
Area: 25.89 km²
Elevation: 30 m
Weather: 25°C, Wind W at 10 km/h, 83% Humidity
Population: 29,761 (2012)
 
Though there are several places of tourist-interest in the town and district, Kanyakumari is especially popular in India for its spectacular and unique sunrise and sunset, thanks to its being nearly surrounded by waters. On balmy, full-moon evenings (locally called Chitra Pournami), one can also see the moon-rise and sunset at the same time. 



Vivekananda Rock Memoria
 

Thiruvalluvar Statue
Just before sunrise


Sunrise





Now lets have a look of sunset at triveni sangama.













-=Vipsy

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