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Kamarajar Mani Mantapa Monument
Kamarajar Mani Mantapa Monument dedicated to a freedom fighter and former Chief minister of Tamil Nadu and President of Indian National Congress. He’s also popularly known as Black Gandhi among the masses.
Some rare picture of Kamaraj can be seen in this monument. The monument is in the beautiful city of Kanyakumari. Being well connected by road, tourists can easily reach this monument.
Given the popularity of Kamaraj, the Monument was chosen by the government to keep the ashes of Late Kamaraj for public to pay homage before they were immersed in the sea.
The dome shaped monument is a key attraction for the tourists who visit the place in large numbers. A gold-plated statue of the late Tamil leader also adorns the monument complex.
The monument is open to public seven days a week. Tourists and visitors come to the monument in large numbers. A glimpse into life and times of late Kamaraj can be had through his pictures and books which are displayed in the monument.
A tourist can experience the rich culture of the ancient times at this place. Exquisitely designed, it is renowned for its beautiful architecture. This place attracts the attention of historians as well as of the people who have interest in photography.
Several attractions are also present near this monument for the nature enthusiasts so it is a must visit place.