Situated in the Southern End of Tamil Nadu, Nagercoil happens to be a part of the Kanyakumari district. In fact, it holds the door to picturesque backdrops with its position closer to the point of Indian Peninsula having Western Ghats on all sides. Previously, before the Indian Independence, Nagercoil happened to be a part of the Travancore district and was later merged with Tamil Nadu. What adds value to the place is that it happened to be the trade and commerce point of Kanyakumari district. The beauty of nature is spread across the area to mesmerize visitors and ensuring them a perfect holiday destination. It is also known to be one of the prominent places around Kanyakumari and opens up to some of the well-known sightseeing options enabling the tourists to enjoy a spectacular holiday.
- Vattakottai Fort:
A fort with a protuberant historical background, Vattakottai Fort had been a part of the Travancore Kingdom and stands as the defence point from the Dutch attacks in 18th Century. Being a sea facing fort, it offers a panoramic view of Arabian Sea and offers a wonderful option to explore the historical magnificence of erstwhile Travancore kings. Standing rectangular in shape, the fort used to have a secret tunnel that connected this fort to that of Padmanabhapuram Palace. And what makes this place more interesting is that its beach is called as the Beach of Black sand.
- Padmanabhapuram Palace:
Known as one of the best historical places around Kanyakumari, Padmanabhapuram Palace stands to be the only palace in Southern End that has been constructed completely by wood. As the ancient capital of Travancore Kings, this palace is well famed for secret passages, 17 or 18th century murals, granite dance halls, Belgian mirror, spectacular museum, exotic interiors and river sand. Being positioned at the foot of Veli Hills, the river Veli flows through it and add four stars to its overall beauty.
- Our Lady of Ransom Church:
Constructed in splendidly Gothic Style architecture, the Church of Lady Ransom exhibits a true Portuguese influence. Its massive towering spires and stained glass windowpanes tend to contribute to the overall grandeur of the church premises. Having the Central Tower at 153 feet tall, its tip is adorned with a Cross that has been made from Pure Gold. Certainly, the ideal beauty of the Church lies in its interiors and Gothic design.
Nagercoil is a small town in the district of Kanyakumari and has a wonderful beach by the same name. Ideally, the Kanyakumari beach is overlooks a perfect meet of Arabian Sea, Indian Ocean and Bay of Bengal that leaves a tourist stunned. The beautiful atmosphere of Nagercoil and Kanyakumari seriously has been the reason of its growing number of visitors.