Welcome to Kanyakumari District!

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Kanyakumari district is one of the favorite tourist destinations in India. It has many fascinating attractions for its tourists that depict the glorious past and the cultural beauty of Kanyakumari.

Kanyakumari district is located at the southernmost tip of India, it is the geographical end of the mainland. Kanyakumari district was also referred to as Cape Comorin earlier. Kanyakumari district is called as KKDistrict or KK District.


A unique feature of Kanyakumari district is that it has all kinds of natural eco-systems. Thus, one can see beaches, mountain valleys, evergreen forests in the deep interior, rubber and clove plantations on the highlands, etc.


The district attracts a large number of tourists from different parts of India throughout the year. The Kanyakumari district is famous for its majestic hills, pristine rivers, virgin beaches and meandering rivulets. It has a fragrance of architecture, culture and customs of neighbouring Kerala mixed with the rich deep traditions, culture and architecture of Tamil Nadu as well.


Tourism is one of the main activities of the kanyakumari and many locals are employed in shell-craft and other tourism-related businesses. Many of the locals carry out fishing, fish processing and other maritime professions.