#travelwithgdp Fact: A small thatched church was upgraded to a big church of Roman architecture was constructed in 1700 AD. A statue of Mother Mary made during 16th century derived from Rome to Kanyakumari.
#travelwithgdp Fact: After the groundwork of about nine years, Vivekananda Kendra was officially founded on 7 January 1972 (the 108th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda by the Hindu calendar). On that day, as the sun rose, a saffron flag with Om inscribed on it was unfurled on the Vivekananda Rock Memorial to celebrate the founding of […]
#travelwithgdp Fact: The sand of Kanyakumari beach has different colors. It is believed that the remains of the unheld marriage between Lord Shiva and Kanyakumari Devi become several sand colors.
#travelwithgdp Fact: The stonework was divided amongst three workshops, in Kanyakumari, Ambasamudram and Sholinganallur. Ambasamudram contributed 5,000 tons of stones, while Sholinganallur was quarried for 2,000 tons of high-quality granite stones for the outer portion of the statue. While the largest of the 3,681 stones were 13-feet long and weighed over 15 tons, the majority […]
#travelwithgdp Fact: Swami Vivekananda swam to this rock and meditated, he attained enlightenment on the rock. Due to this, the rock has been regarded as a sacred place and many visits this place as a holy destination.
Description: Inexpensive and delicious food are a deadly combo and this place definitely defines those norms. Boondock Bistro was a place where we accidentally stumbled upon and boy, it was a great decision. We ordered the Cheesy Jalepeno Fries and Mac and Cheese Balls as starters. The taste was decent thought the fries could have done […]
Description: One of my favorite places on and close to New BEL Road as this one is super close to my house, like walkable distance. The loud music and amazing food with sports screening for sports enthusiasts, pool and foosball tables add to the glory of this place. The perfect ambiance I would say to spend […]
Description: The place is well built and well maintained. I guess it would be a great ambiance if there was some crowd and some music playing. But unfortunately we were the only ones when we ended up there for lunch and the place looked deserted. Though the staff courtiously got us seated and settled at our […]
Description: A really nice place on the main road in 6th Block Kormangala. The ambiance is awesome and the paintings on the walls are really fascinating; as I guess it’s a Punjabi thing to have the walls painted colorfully. Coming to the food, being a Punjabi Restaurant, we straight up ordered Lassi which was tasty and […]
Description: If I could. I would give this place a 1 star because of the waiters who have no idea how to behave or to take orders. But I am giving it a generous 2 because the steak and shake was decent to taste. Firstly we ordered the Cheesy Jalapeno Burger and when it came, […]