One of the most famous destinations in Tamil Nadu, Kanyakumari, formerly known as Cape Comorin, is a notable town in the Kanyakumari District in the state of Tamil Nadu in India. Kanyakumari, sometimes referred to as the Land’s End is the popular tourist destination in India, famous for its unique ocean sunrise.
Situated about 20 kilometers south of Nagercoil, and about 90 kilometers south of Thiruvananthapuram, the town is lying at the tip of peninsular India, it is the confluence of the Arabian sea, the Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean.
There is also a temple on the shores of the town, dedicated to Goddess Kanyakumari (the virgin Goddess). Derives its name from the Devi Kanya Kumari, it is located at an average elevation of about 985 feet above the sea level, located at the confluence of the Western Coastal Plains and Eastern Coastal Plains.
Sothavilai Beach, Our Lady of Ransom Church, Sunset Point, Chitharal Jain Monuments, Courtallam Falls, Vattakottai Fort, Kanyakumari Beach, Padmanabhapuram Palace, Thiruvalluvar Statue, Thanumalayan Temple, Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Thirparappu Falls, and Mathur Aqueduct are some of the most prominent attractions in the town.