A distinguished historical heritage of Kanyakumari is the seaside Vattakottai Fort. The fort is built for the purpose of defence in the earlier times, it is named after its circular shape. It now stands majestic, enticing tourists with its rustic beauty, impressive architecture and a stunning view of the coconut trees lining the shore.
The fort is sure to hypnotise you with the expanse of the tranquil ocean on one side and the imposing Western Ghats on the other side. You can have a striking view of the calm waters of the Arabian Sea and the rough waters of the Bay of Bengal. It also has a small garden for the kids to play and a quaint pond in the middle. Famous for its black sandy beaches, it is perfect for a luxurious dip in the beach. You can revel in a peaceful atmosphere away from the buzzing crowds in this fort.