Thiruvalluvar Statue, Kanyakumari

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Must see · Monument · Landmark
Thiruvalluvar Statue depicts the Tamil poet and philosopher Tiruvalluvar, the famous author of Thirukkural, a classic Tamil sangam literary work featuring over 1,000 couplets. The 40.6 m (133 ft) tall stone statue sits upon a pedestal, with the total weight of the structure reaching 7,000 tons. Take notice of the slight bend in the figure's waist, reminiscent of the dancing poses of Indian deities. This attraction sits alone on a small island rock just off the Kanyakumari coastline, accessible by ferry. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Kanyakumari using our trip planner.
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  • Built to commemorate the ancient Tamil poet/ philosopher Thiruvalluvar, it can be visited by ferry. It is a grand sight. It was built in the 20th century  more »
  • Simply marvelous, a gaint statue with historical importance, beautiful sea shore, excellent visit. Good amount of hotels nearby  more »
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  • Best place where u can see Sunrise N Thiruvalluvar Statue N Vivekananda Rock Memorial Best think is there beach..... Perfect place where enjoy with family N also friends
  • Nice statue. Great for taking pictures from above the statue. Nice view of the ocean. Must visit
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