Vivekananda Memorial

There is a memorial for swami Vivekananda was built in this beach for commemorate his return to the India on January 26,1897 after his participation in “world parliament of Religions” held in Chigaco, America. The memorial was inaugurated on January 26,2010. Before that there was a pillar in this place in the remembrance of swami Vivekananda.

There is a 6 foot statue of swami Vivekananda with Ramanathapura king Baskara Sethupathi (1889 to 1903) is kept inside this memorial (King Baskara Sethupathi is the sponsor of Vivekananda’s visit to The parliament of world religions held in Chicago) with in this memorial there is a meditation hall and a spiritual library .