Mathoor Aqueduct or Mathur Aqueduct is an aqueduct which is located in Kanyakumari of Tamil Nadu. It was built over the river Pahrali in the year of 1966 by our former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Mr.K.Kamaraj. Mathur Aqueduct is located at 60 Km from Kanyakumari and you reach there by using bus and car. Accommodations are available at Hotels in Kanyakumari for making your trip awesome.

Mathur Aqueduct provides irrigation facilities to many hectares of Kanyakumari district and it has 28 pillars with the height of 115 feet and width of 7.5 feet. It is well connected by road on one side and surrounded b the Western Ghats on another side.

Mathur Aqueduct provides the scenic beauty to the tourist peoples and grabs the more attraction. You can easily reach this aqueduct by various modes of transport and safe accommodation facilities are also available. There are many Budget Hotels in Kanyakumari who provides you safe accommodation facility along with tourist guide.



Spend your holidays happily by visiting amazing places and enjoy your vacations with your family by following certain tips to drive safely during vacation periods.

  1. Plan your tour schedule properly and make your route revised.
  2. Don’t drive continuously and take a rest between a couple of hours.
  3. The best advice is to stay at Hotels in Kanyakumari with tariff during your vacation times and enjoy your trip.
  4. Don’t drink alcohol during your driving. This may give loss not only to you but also peoples who love you.
  5. Check the conditions of car accessories during your long trip. Be familiar with the hotels in and around your tourist spot.
  6. Make sure that every individual in your car wears a seatbelt for their own safety.
  7. Start your drive after taking a long and comfortable rest.

These are some of the tips to drive safely during your vacations. The best suggestion is that make Hotel Booking in Kanyakumari to stay comfortable and make your vacation a beautiful trip.


Kanyakumari is a town in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Kanyakumari plays a predominant role in the tourism of the state. There are numerous places which attracts the people towards Kanyakumari. We Hotel Temple Citi one of the Hotels in Kanyakumari who ranks at position one in serving the tourists. There are many historic, geographical and man-made tourists are available in and around Kanyakumari.

1.     Thiruvalluvar Statue

The Thiruvalluvar Statue with a height of 95 feet and has a weight of 7000 tons stands on the rock of the Indian Ocean. It describes about the good scripts mentioned in the Thirukkural. This was opened on January 1st of the year 2000. Its total height of 133 feet describes about the 133 chapters which was mentioned in the great script Thirukkural.

2.     Vivekananda Rock Memorial

Vivekananda Rock Memorial was built in the year of 1970 at a distance of 500 meters from Kanyakumari point. This was built in the memory of Swami Vivekananda. This rock consisted of Shripada Mandapam and Vivekananda Mandapam. Frequent boat facilities are available for this rock.

3.     Gandhi Memorial Mandapam

Gandhi Memorial Mandapam was built on the sea shore of Kanyakumari. This is the place where Gandhi’s ash was kept for public view before immersed.

4.     Tsunami Memorial Park

Kanyakumari sea shore holds this memorial to pay tribute to 2,80,000 peoples who lost their lives during Tsunami which was occurred and lost their lives in India, Srilanka, Indonesia and few more countries on December 26, 2004. Peoples from various places pay homage to every peoples who lost their lives.

5.     Bhagavathy Amman Temple

Bhagavathy Amman Temple is the one of the 108 Sakthi Peethas and it was 3000 year old temple. This was located on the sea shore of Kanyakumari town. Peoples from various places will worship Lord Bhagavathy Amman without fail when they come here.

Facilities in Kanyakumari

As Kanyakumari is being the tourist place, Hotel Temple Citi provides you the complete guideness about Kanyakumari with a safety accommodation. We one of the Hotels in Kanyakumari near beach offers you the neat and tidy room with proper safety. Food occupies the important position in tourism. Hotel Temple Citi provides you the South Indian food as well as North Indian and Continental foods. Hygienic foods are only provided by us. Hotel Temple Citi provides you facilities like Hotel Booking in Kanyakumari, proper food with proper guide to tourist peoples. Make your Kanyakumari trip a memorable one with Hotel Temple Citi.


The Guide for a Safe travel in India when you have a vacation next time

Travel within India calls for measures of patient and assent. The natural harmony of the country land and the hospitality of its people is the essence that legends are made of. India is as a secure country for a tourist as any another, given you follow general sense to guarantee your own safety and follow some general Indian travel tips.

India is a country of extremes – the natural beauty of the country differs with the hideousness of its poverty, high rise skyscrapers cuddle cheek by mandible with crowded shanties and the light of the vast majority of its people surrenders its crime statistics into visible relief.

India is secure for travel for an individual traveller, given he or she comes with a prepared checklist of travel, stops and halts. It is recommended to book hotel rooms along the projected route in advancement, as commercial travel accommodation can be average at best, as regards protection, sanitation and amenities.

when you go to a place like Kanyakumari choose one of the hotels in Kanyakumari near beach as all the major attractions are offshore or near the beach area.

When in India, plan to be deceived by self-appointed tourist guides and vendors – all of whom participate the view that tourists are here to be fleeced. To a degree, that acceptable, rely on a good guide and ignore any proposals by a tour guide to give you the best potential views or history of a tourist spot. You also must learn to say “No” strongly to the crowds of vendors selling everything from fruits to China-made souvenirs at tourist places.

When vacationing in India, keep your papers and the bulk of your cash and traveller’s cheques in a separate bag worn next to your surface under your outer garments.

Keep no more than 15-20 dollars in equivalent Indian currency in a readily convenient pocket.
Do not wear any ornaments or fancy wrist watches as this could make you an easy mark for thieves.
Avoid wandering in isolated areas after evening time.
When touring by car, rely on pre-booked tourist vehicles and avoid getting lifts.

vacationing in a group is better compared to touring alone, particularly for women.
Tip the bell boy or waiter nothing extra than 15-20 Indian rupees.
As a foreigner, you may also receive suggestions to exchange your money for rupees at the black exchange rate – avoid these proposals like plague.

If you get a chance to visit India go to places like Kanyakumari or any other hill station to witness the beauty of this amazing country. Have a safe and happy journey!

Plan a one day Historical Trip to Pechiparai dam and visit udyagiri fort on the way

Pechiparai Reservoir:

The Reservoir is located 43 kilometres from the city of Nagercoil, closer to the village of Pechiparai in Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu, India.

The reservoir was formed by the development of the Pechiparai Dam, which was built across the Kodayar River about 1.6 km below the convergence of the Kallar, Chittar and Kuttiyar rivers. It was built in the period 1897 – 1906 during the European settlement in Kanyakumari an engineer named, Mr Minchin,(called as mookanthurai by the local town people) during the rule of the Travancore Maharaja Moolam Thirunal.

The primary cost of construction of the dam was 216.1 Lakhs Indian Rupees in the late 19th century. The catchment section of the reservoir is 207.19 km2, and the depth is 48.0 ft. The dam is a direct gravity type workmanship dam 1,396 ft long and 396 ft high above the lowest foundation. There is no inquiry gallery.

Water passing through the gate of Pechiparai dam:

The water from the reservoir is used for both irrigations of crops and for drinking as well, which has led to a disagreement between farmers who want to use all the water for their crops, and local governments, who don’t have a different place as a source of drinking water from, for supply to the municipal areas. The dam is enclosed by hills of the Western Ghats. and makes a great viewing point.

Udayagiri Fort:

The fort is composed of huge granite blocks encompassing a hidden hill.

The graves of the Dutch Admiral Eustachius De Lannoy, and of his wife and son can still be found inside a partly ruined chapel in the fort. in whose praise the fort was once called Dillanai Kottai perse- De Lennoy’s Fort.

Within the fort and a chapel was built where the admiral was buried. De Lannoy’s tombstone lies inside the walls of the wrecked chapel. The engravings on his stone are both in Tamil and in Latin. His wife and his son were buried along with his side.

Latterly, officials of the Department of Archaeology found a hidden tunnel within the fort.

Shortly, the fort has been transformed into a bio-diversity park by the Tamil Nadu forest department, with places of historical significance, such as De Lannoy’s tomb, continuing as protected archaeological sites supported by the Archaeological Department of India

These two historical monuments of the European period adds a great deal of value to the deal of value to Kanyakumari. the pechiparai dam is an hour and a half travel where you can visit the udyagiri fort which is on the same route. and make a day of it when you choose to stay at the hotels in Kanyakumari near beach or any other hotels in Kanyakumari

Tsunami memorial to pay homage to the Deaths in 2004 in Kanyakumari

Tsunami Memorial Park is found very near to Bhagavathy Amman Temple in Kanyakumari Town. Kanyakumari the southernmost tip of India, was one of the several affected areas in the Tsunami that shook the world in Dec-2004. It was announced that around 10700 people from the state of Tamil Nadu, and with around 800 people from Kanyakumari lost their lives in the mass destruction that occurred from the enormous waves of the tsunami.

The Tsunami Memorial was later built on the seashore of Kanyakumari, in the remembrance of all those who lost their lives in the 2004 Tsunami. The Kanyakumari Tsunami memorial statue was designed and constructed by Shri. B. Kanagaraj Cangan. It is 16 feet raised blue stained sculpture made from steel. The statue shows a giant wave (tsunami wave) that is contained its position by a hand, while the other hand carries on to a lamp (similar in appearance to the south Indian lamps that are lit in Diwali in India). This lamp presumably indicates the lamp of hope that is kept from suppression from the tidal wave.

The plate below the figure recites ‘In memory of those who lost their lives in Tsunami on 26-12-2004’. Thousands of people visiting Kanyakumari pay homage to the Tsunami martyrs at this masterpiece when they visit the area. Tsunami Memorial is certainly a very special memorial in honour of the people who lost everything under the devastation destroyed by the enormous waves.

Take a stroll in the area; you will feel a feeling of total calm – and an understanding that nature ultimately predominates. Kanyakumari Town is well attached to major cities by road/ rail/air across India. Kanyakumari is positioned at about 20 Kms from Nagercoil, 13 Kms from Suchindrum, 33 Kms from Thuckalay, 47 Kms from Marthandam, 100 Kms from Thiruvananthapuram and 245 Kms from Madurai.

Tsunami Memorial Park is found about 1.5 Kms from Kanyakumari STC Bus Stand. Tsunami Memorial Park is found at about 1.3 Kms from the Railway Station. Tsunami Memorial Park is well reachable from Bus Stand and Railway Station by Buses, Taxis and Autos as well. Tsunami Memorial Park is located at about 100 Kms from Trivandrum International Airport and 240 Kms from Madurai International Airport.

Being one of the best 2-star hotels in Kanyakumari near beach hotel temple citi is your best stay. the memorial is just a 7-minute walk from the hotel. you can take an evening stroll to the park and enjoy the evening sunset of Kanyakumari and pay your homage to the dead and enjoy the rest of the evening on the beach.

Thanumalayan Temple for Your Spiritual fullfillment

The Thanumalayan Temple, also called Sthanumalayan Temple is a famous Hindu temple found in Suchindram in the Kanyakumari district of Tamil Nadu, India. The Thanumalayan is one of the Few Temples in India that is Dedicated to both Shaiv bakthas and Vishnu bakthas alike, as the name Stanumalaya denotes The Trimurtis; “Stanu” means Siva; “Mal” means Vishnu, and the “Aya” means Brahma.

Suchindrum located 13 km from Kanyakumari and is a major pilgrim centre. Suchindrum known as Gnanaranya is well known for its sculptures. Engravings said to be of the 9th century are discovered in this temple.

The 134-foot-tall gopuram houses the travellers from a long distance. On the east corridor is the reliquary of Guru Dakshinamurthi Right next to Konnayadi. The Navagrahas are carved on the dome. On the outer prakaram, there are several shrines for Cheravasal Sastha, Rama and Lord Muruga. On the north corridor, there are four musical pillars cut out of individual granite sections.

Suchindram Anjaneyar Temple is also known as Thanumalaya Perumal temple, Hanuman temple. It’s believed that Lord Shiva visited Suchindram Temple when Devi came for self-punishment at Kanyakumari. Suchindrum is found 6 km south-east of the district capital Nagercoil and it’s about 13 km from Kanyakumari. Suchindram is resting between Nagercoil and Kanyakumari main road. This Hanuman Temple located in a village of Suchindram and is famous for its Sculptures and tall towers known as “gopurams”. This gopuram is very large, white coloured, with a lot of sculptures and about 40 meters in height.

There is a huge Hanuman statue is the chief fascination in the temple and “vada mala” pooja is appropriate for this Hanuman. The statue is 18 feet in height and depicts ‘visuvaroopam‘. Hanuman Temple is dedicated to Sri Thanumalayan.

There are two major festivals each year; one is in the Tamil month of Markazhi (December/January) and another one is in the Tamil month of Chiththirai (April/May). When the Markazhi festival, there is a festival on the 9th day; the deities are taken out around the city in procession around the streets on three festival cars.

To have a great experience in Kanyakumari and feel the spiritual power of these great gods visit this temple which is great for family tours. This temple is just 20 mins away from our hotel by a car which will be provided by the hotel on request. Being one of the best Budget hotels in Kanyakumari it’s a great deal to visit places like these.

The History and significance of the Majestic Marundhuva malai Kanyakumari

Maruthuva Malai, which is also known as Marunthu Vazhum Malai interprets as Medicine living Mountain. Huddled in the majestic Travancore Hills, distances north of Cape Comorin, it makes for a charming region with diverse paddy fields blanketing the plains and the foothills of the Western Ghats as a silhouette in the evening sky. As you travel by the NH4, you can’t refrain the magnificent mountain as it stands up to the sky in its entire rocky glory.

Every time you visit, Nagercoil or Kanyakumari, Just plan to ascend this mountain further. It is a 500-meter tall mountain (Just over a considerable portion of a km altitude). It takes an hour to achieve the top for average climbers. The professional trekkers can reach the top in mere 40 minutes. This is yet one of the few trekkers most loved places in India. As you go through the trek, you will understand why it is the especially beat in for largest loved point list for most Indian trekkers.

Maruthuva Malai is among the major mountains in the Hindu mythology. Shree Narayana Guru, a famous social reformer, is deemed to have meditated in a cavern in Maruthuva Malai.

This rugged mountain swarms in medicinal plants and is a vital source for Ayurvedic curative herbs. The elevation is 830 feet high and can be reached by a trek through the mesmerising scenery.

The antiquity of Maruthuva Malai is a legend on its own. The tale is that Maruthuva Malai is a section of the Sanjeevani Mountain, which Lord Hanuman brought to Sri Lanka to heal Lakshmana when he was wounded by Ravana’s son, Indrajit. A part of the mountain is assumed to have dropped here, at the place where the Medicine Mountain is now.

Maruthuva Malai is an exceptional spot for trekking and hiking thanks to the wonderful surroundings. There is an unusual little Shivan Temple at the peak shielded by a canopy of trees. Ideally, visit the temple at dawn or dusk to soak in the breathtaking view of the sun’s rays showering over the valley subsequently. The magnificent sights from the mountain add the bay of the Manakudi Lake, temples, paddy fields and the coastal area from Leepuram to Muttom.

Agasthya Cave:
when you Climb up to the peak of the mountain. There’s a cave there where Sage Agasthya is deemed to have existed in. Maruthuva Malai has nine theerthams – Shiva, Agasthya, Rama, Sita, Hanuman, Palar, Devendaran, Brhama and Kalidhasan.

After visiting this magnificent mountain on your way to Kanyakumari you can stay at Hotel temple citi one of the Budget Hotels in Kanyakumari and rest your legs with the cool Sea Breeze since it is also one of the top hotels in Kanyakumari Near Beach and enjoy the Beauty of Rest of Kanyakumari.

The History of the famous Kanya Kumari amman temple

Holy Bhagavadhi Kumari Amman Temple:

One’s Kanyakumari journey will be unfinished without visiting the divine Kumari Amman temple. The holy temple is 3000 years ancient and is dedicated to pure and virgin Goddess Kanya Kumari. There was a mythological story of goddess Kanya Kumari, The devotion of Devi Kanya Kumari dates back to the ancient period of kumari kandam. Kanyakumari is located on the southernmost tip of Tamilnadu. She is a virgin goddess. As Lord Siva didn’t fulfil his promise to marry her on one special day, she was very shocked and furious and her anger was redirected to kill the demons.

she continued as a virgin and did repentance. once the demon lord got power over Devas and began abusing and killing Devas. Devas performed Yagna to defeat the evil power! Goddess Parasakthi appeared in Kumari in the formation of a virgin girl and started her penance. Later, when Banusura tried to overcome the Goddess by his power, she killed him with her Chakra and rescued the Devas from difficulties.
In this temple, the deity of the goddess is Faced east and the key entrance is through the Northern entrance and the Eastern entrance remains shut most of the times besides some festivities.

Later entering through the Northern entrance, guests stroll around the outer hallway and visit the Navaratri Mandapam and later proceed to the second hallway where after praying to the Kala Bhairava, the followers reach to the Dhwajastambha and devotees can get a bright appearance of goddess Devi Kanya Kumari.

After worshipping the Goddess, visitants arrive at the inner hallway, where they can have the darshan of Indra Vinayak. A small statue is also found; devoted to Tyaga Sundari. The Devi resembles a beautiful young girl, pose with a rosary in her right hand, and shiny nose ring with glistening light composed up of Bluestone.

It is assumed that Devi’s glistening nose ring is formed of Ruby as its illumination can be seen from far away. Visitants are being asked to share ₹10 as a contribution to enter the interior area, where picture-taking is strictly forbidden and men have to remove their shirts and wear a conventional costume before accessing the temple.

Hotel temple citi is just a few mins walk away from the temple so next time when you visit Kanyakumari book with one of the best Hotels in Kanyakumari near beach to be closer to most of the tourist attractions in Kanyakumari.

Mayapuri Wax museum and The 115 feet tall Mathur AquaDuct

Mayapuri – Wonder Wax:

Is a wax museum customarily houses personalities made of outstanding waxwork. These are often figures of well-known actors and personalities. The Kanyakumari Wax Museum is found near the railway station of Kanyakumari and is famed for holding India’s one of a kind wax museum.

It was first begun at Baywatch Amusement Park in 2005. Guests are in for being totally rolled over by the intricate waxwork of remarkable talented Indian craftsmen. Within, you will find wax statues and sculptures of Indian minister Dr Manmohan Singh, Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan, dancing sensation Michael Jackson, scientist Albert Einstein, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, American presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton, Actor Jackie Chan, Tamil superstar Rajnikanth among others.

These seem alive and almost too real to believe! You can click loads of photos in this photograph zone. The kids will have an excitement posing next to their beloved superstars. It may also be a good informative tour for them, tell them about all the scientists and politicians housed as statues at the museum. An added attraction of Kanyakumari Museum is the 3-D landscape hall. The paintings set here seem three dimensional.

Mathur Aqua Duct:

Covering a kilometre in length and 115 feet in elevation, Mathur Aqueduct or Mathoor Hanging Trough is amongst the longest and highest trough bridges in Asia. This impressive structure was constructed in 1966 over the Parazhiyar River (also called Pahrali) in Mathoor – a small settlement in Aruvikkarai.

It was due to the attempts of the former Chief Minister Thiru K. Kamaraj that this overpass was constructed for agricultural development and as a dryness relief measure. This concrete construction is supported by 28 huge columns and provides water for irrigation from Pattanamkal Canal (from one side of the hill to another).

Mathur Aqueduct is separated into two parts, a ditch canal and a road. Partly covered with cement slabs on top, the channel structure is 7.5 feet in width and 7 feet in height. Owing to its fame among tourist and locals alike, a flight of stairs was built here to make it available for guests to reach the overpass. A children’s park and numerous bathing platforms have also been produced in this area

Being on this bridge, guests will get pictorial views of the Western Ghats, flourishing vast expanse of greenery. Every individual view that you get from this point is worth taking.

The best 2-star Hotel in Kanyakumari near beach – Hotel temple citi is very near to the Mayapuri wax museum with just a few mins walk from the hotel. But on the other hand, the Mathur aqueduct is an hour Drive from the hotel however our hotel has cab services to get you there. enjoy these with more sites in Kanyakumari