Vivekananda Rock Memorial, situated at Kanyakumari
, is a rock projecting out of Indian Ocean
, where Swami Vivekananda
sat in long and deep meditation. Built in 1970, it is a blend of all the architectural styles of India.
At the memorial, there is a Dhyana Mandapam for one to sit in a serene atmosphere and meditate. A statue of Swamy Vivekananda has been installed inside the memorial building. The merger of three seas - Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean can be seen from these rocks.
Poompuhar Shipping Corporation operates frequent ferry services from the shore to the rock memorial at regular intervals.