CAPE FESTIVAL AT KANYAKUMARI

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Location : Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu
Falls On : October
Celebrated For: Three Days


Kanyakumari, also known as "Cape Comorin" is located at the southern most tip of India, where the Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean and the ArabiaCape Festival At Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadun Sea meet. A dip in the ocean here is considered holy, but the sea is rough here and not fit for bathing. This is the only place in India, where the sunset and moonrise can be viewed simultaneously on a full moon day.

The Vivekananda memorial set amidst the sea is a place known to give mental emancipation. The Cape festival is celebrated on a large scale for three days at Kanyakumari. The festival is marked by a series of cultural programs.

HOW TO GET THERE

Air: The nearest airport is at Thiruvananthapuram (80-km), which is well connected with national and International flights. From Thiruvananthapuram, one can take a taxi or bus to Kanyakumari.
Rail: Kanyakumari is well connected by train services with all the places in India. Superfast trains connect the southern most railhead of India with northern cities like Jammu and Delhi. Intercity trains are running from almost all the southern cities.
Road: Kanyakumari is connected by regular bus services with all the major cities of the state such as Chennai, Pondicherry, Bangalore , Trichy, Madurai, Mandapam (Rameshwaram), Nagercoil, Tuticorin, Tiruchendur, Tiruvelveli, Trivandrum, etc.

WHERE TO STAY

Accommodation is available at the hotels in Kanyakumari.



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