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Thiruvalluvar Statue-Sculpture Amidst The Seas

#Monument in Kanyakumari

Located atop a separate island in the Indian peninsula is the imposing Thiruvallur Statue. It was built to commemorate the renowned Tamil saint and poet Thiruvallur who wrote thirukkural, the Sacred Couplets. It is a popular tourist spot accessible by ferry rides with the sea splashing against the boat and a scenic view of the vast waters beyond.

It has an enticing architecture with the design of the 3 tier pedestal corresponding to the 3 sections of thirukkural - Aram, Porul and Inbam. There are 140 steps in the mandapam for you to reach the foot of the statue. You can get a stunning view of the ocean with the sun glowing amidst the clouds. The sculpture stands 133 feet tall, having 10 elephant statues each denoting the 8 directions, the sky and space below. Be sure to treat yourself to the beauty of the place on a trip to Kanyakumari.

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Tamil Nadu, India
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Time people usually spend here:
1.5 hours
Latitude / Longitude:
8.0778074°N, 77.5540357°E
Distance from Kanyakumari to Thiruvalluvar Statue
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Opening and Closing Timings:

Monday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Thursday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Friday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Saturday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Sunday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Read traveller's reviews about Thiruvalluvar Statue..

Overall Rating:4.5

  '5' out of 5
"Great saint. Nobody knows the period of his life. Still his thirukkural is live"
  '5' out of 5
"Besides the great history of Thiruvalluvar and his 133 feet statue, just visit this place for the boat ride experience. Just wow! Riding against the wave on the journey towards the statue is awesome. The boat often jumps over the waves and that experience itself is so thrilling and memorable. A must visit place in Kanyakumari."
  '5' out of 5
"Good to see, near by Vivekananda's rock memorial. 133 ft hight statue of tamil poet."
  '5' out of 5
"Besides the history of thiruvalluvar n the immemse statute the boat ride is the best which has to be experienced. As the waves hits the boat from all the3 sides n jumping of the waves its really awesome experience.. "
  '5' out of 5
"Great place to visit. Awesome ride in boat to reach there."

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