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Our Lady of Ransom Church

Published Date: 03-May-2024

This beautiful church dedicated to Mother Mary, located near the beach with lashing waves of the ocean behind it, is one of the best places to visit in Kanyakumari. The church has brilliant Gothic architecture, with eye-catching carvings on the walls and ceilings. The most intriguing aspect of the holy place is that it houses a saree-clad idol of Mother Mary, which is unusual in a church. If you go in the evening, you will be astounded by how beautiful the place looks when it is lit up.

  • Best Time to Visit: November to March
  • Ideal Duration: 1-2 hours
  • How to Reach: The church is about 2 km away from the bus stand and 3 km away from Kanyakumari centre. Taxis and auto-rickshaws are easily available for convenient transportation.
  • Timing: 5 am to 6:30 pm
  • Entry Fee: N/A
  • Best for: Among the best places to visit in Kanyakumari.
  • Tip: Check for local religious events for a more immersive experience.
  • Nearby Attractions: Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Kumari Amman Temple, Thiruvalluvar Statue, Sanguthurai Beach, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial, Tsunami Memorial
  • Nearby Restaurants: Zam Zam Restaurant, The Curry, The Ocean Restaurant, Le Arabia Restaurant, Sea View Restaurant
  • Google rating and reviews: 4.6 rating and 1,900 reviews

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