Renowned as one of the pilgrimage centers of India, Rameshwaram evokes great religious value in the hearts of the devotees. Situated in the Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu, Rameshwaram is visited by a number of pilgrims throughout the year, and is among the “Char Dham” pilgrimages in the country. This religious city will captivate you with its architectural brilliance. Besides the Rameshwaram Temple, the place is home to various other temples such as Agnitheertham, Gandamadana Parvatham, Dhanushkodi, and Kothandaraswamy Temple.


Blessed with a huge list of opulent tourist destinations, the wonderful city of Rameshwaram is surrounded by water from four sides and creates beautiful scenery in the backdrop. Rameshwaram’s list of attractions is a treat to the eyes as well as the soul.

One of the twelve Jyotirlinga Temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, the temple of Ramanathaswamy is an architectural excellence. According to mythological beliefs, the actual temple was built by Lord Rama himself, and therefore, has gained an esteemed position in Indian mythological reference.

Another divine space close to Ramanathaswamy Temple is the Lakshmana Tirtham temple. The temple of Laxmana contains several instances of Ramayana engraved on its walls.

Jada Tirtham is another famous touristic hub which is famous among the Hindu devotees for its sacred pond. An interesting fact about the Jada Tirtham is that it is believed to be the only place in India where Lord Kapardisvara is worshipped.

Another picturesque religious destination of Rameshwaram is Villondi Tirtham where Lord Rama dipped his bow into the seawater to quench his consort Sita’s thirst.

There are also other sightseeing options available in Rameshwaram aside from temples. A famous attraction here is the Glass Boat Ride at Pamban Bridge. With exotic fishes and marvelous corals to witness, the glass boat ride is an experience worth enjoying.

Another beautiful site that should not be missed is the Adam’s Bridge or Rama Setu. This debatable historic bridge connects Rameshwaram island of India to the north-western coast of Sri Lanka. You can observe a chain of limestone shoals that starts from Dhanushkodi tip of India’s Pamban Island.

The next popular attraction here is the Ariyaman Beach located on the side of Palk Bay in the district of Ramanathapuram. The beach serves as an ideal spot for picnics and short trips. From adventure and water sports to activities like windsurfing, boating, and parasailing, this beach has a lot to offer.

How to Reach Rameshwaram
By Air - The nearest airport to Rameshwaram is Madurai Airport. Buses, cabs and rented taxis can be taken from outside of the airport to reach the city and further more.
By Road - Regular bus services are provided by local transport association to various other cities and places. Rameshwaram can also be reached by car through different routes.
By Rail - Rameshwaram railway station is the medium through one can reach the city via the rail link.


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