Kanyakumari is a very unique destination of India in the state of Tamil Nadu with the Arabian Sea in the west and the Bay of Bengal in the east mingle with the Indian Ocean. Cape comerin or Kanyakumari is located in the southernmost tip of the country, where the three seas get united. The spectacular sunrise and sunset of Kanyakumari made it a popular destination of India.
The unique sunrise and sunset and the serene beauty of Kanyakumari attract lots of tourists round the year. Kanyakumari is one of the unique destinations of the world where both the sunrise and sunset can be observed from the same point. The sunset is visible only from October 15 to March 15 in a year; whereas the sunrise can be viewed from this southernmost tip throughout the year. Murugan Kundram is atop a hill at Kanyakumari which gives a magnificent view of both sunrise and sunset throughout the year. This spot offers a great panoramic view of the entire Kanyakumari. On full moon days both the sunset and moonrise can be seen almost simultaneously from the same spot. This unique spectacle is witnessed at Kanyakumari.
In the midst of the sea there are two rocks known as ‘twin rocks’ both contributing to the rich Indian heritage with the monuments of swamy Vivekananda and Saint Thiruvalluvar. The cultural heritage and the rich history of Kanyakumari date back to decades. The land of Kanyakumari is prominent for the arts, culture, economy, history and the hub of civilization for centuries. There are instances of many religions like Islam, Christianity, or Hinduism at Kanyakumari made it one of the prominent pilgrimage destinations of South India. The mixed culture is reflected in the arts, structures and even in the cuisines of Kanyakumari.