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Things to do and see around Nagercoil


Located at the southernmost tip of the Indian Peninsula, it is the geographical end of the Indian mainland. Tourism is one of the main activities of the town ; and many locals are employed in shell-craft and other tourism-related businesses.

Padmanabhapuram Palace

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The palace is one of the best examples of traditional Kerala architecture, and some portions of the sprawling complex are also the hallmark of traditional Kerala style architecture.

A magnificent wooden palace of the 16th century, Padmanabhapuram Palace lies at the land’s end of mainland India – Kanyakumari.

Mathur Thottil Palam

It is one of the longest and highest aqueducts in South Asia.

Vattakottai Fort

Vattakottai Fort (or ‘Circular Fort’) is a seaside fort near Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu the southern tip of India. It was built in the 18th century as a coastal defence-fortification and barracks in the erstwhile Travancore kingdom.



Poovar backwaters and resorts

Other sights:

Muttom Village


Neighbouring Seaside villages


Local scenery

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