Tourist Places in Ramanathapuram

Places to Visit in Ramanathapuram

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Theertham, Ramanathapuram
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Ranked 1 of 11
Places to Visit in Ramanathapuram
  • Type: Religious Place
Theertham refers to the water springs, situated in the town of Rameswaram. There are a total of 36 Theerthams present in Rameswaram, out of which 22 are situated inside the temples and are said to possess medicinal properties. It is said that bathing in these water springs, leads a person to... Read More »
Thiruppullani, Ramanathapuram
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Places to Visit in Ramanathapuram
  • Type: Place of Worship
The Thiruppullani also referred to as Dharbasayanam is famous for its Vishnu temple. The presiding deity of this temple is Lord Adi Jagannatha Perumal. Read More »
Bhadrakali Amman Temple, Ramanathapuram
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Places to Visit in Ramanathapuram
  • Type: Place of Worship
The Bhadrakali Amman Temple is situated 1 km away from the main temple of Rameswaram. The presiding deity of this temple is Devi Durga.  Read More »
Ramanathaswamy Temple, Ramanathapuram
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Places to Visit in Ramanathapuram
  • Type: Place of Worship
Ramanathaswamy Temple is one of the most famous Hindu temples and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Situated on the island near Rameswaram, this temple was built in the 12th century AD. According to Hindu mythology, it is believed that Lord Rama prayed to Lord Shiva at this place,  during his... Read More »
Uthirakosamangai, Ramanathapuram
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Places to Visit in Ramanathapuram
  • Type: Religious Place
Uthirakosamangai is another religious site of Ramanathapuram, mainly known for its Shiva Temple. The idol of the presiding deity of this temple is made from emerald. This temple is also famous for the annual Arudhra Festival, held every December. Read More »
Sethu Karai, Ramanathapuram
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Places to Visit in Ramanathapuram
  • Type: Religious Place
Sethu Karai, translating roughly to ‘ridge coast’, is another place of religious importance, situated near the town of Ramanathapuram. According to legend, Lord Rama constructed a bridge to cross the sea between Rameswaram and Lanka. The original bridge however, no longer exists here,... Read More »
Kurusadai Island, Ramanathapuram
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Ranked 7 of 11
Places to Visit in Ramanathapuram
  • Type: Island
The Kurusadai Island is situated to the west of Pamban Bridge, between the mainland and the island of Rameswaram. This island is the main biosphere of the place, as well as an ideal place for nature lovers. The rich marine life at the place also attracts a large number of scholars and... Read More »
Villoondi Theertham, Ramanathapuram
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Ranked 8 of 11
Places to Visit in Ramanathapuram
  • Type: Religious Place
Villoondi translates to ‘buried bow’, which has been derived from the legend where Lord Rama always carried a bow. This place is situated 7 km away from the Ramanathaswamy Temple on the way to Pamban. Read More »
Devi Patinam, Ramanathapuram
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Places to Visit in Ramanathapuram
  • Type: Village
Devi Patinam, also known as Navashabashanam, is a coastal village situated in the town of Ramanathapuram. It is believed that Lord Rama worshipped the Navagrahas at this very place. This village also comprises a small temple dedicated to a local feminine deity. Rituals for forefathers are also... Read More »
Gandhamadana Parvatha, Ramanathapuram
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Ranked 10 of 11
Places to Visit in Ramanathapuram
  • Type: Religious Place
Gandhamadana Parvatha is situated on the island of Rameswaram, at 2.5 km north-east of the Ramanathaswamy Temple. This is a hillock as well as the highest point on the island of Rameswaram. This place comprises a two-storey ‘mandapa’, where the marbled footprints of Lord Rama have... Read More »
Erwari, Ramanathapuram
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Ranked 11 of 11
Places to Visit in Ramanathapuram
  • Type: Religious Place
The village of Erwari, situated in Ramanathapuram, is known for being home to the supposedly 800 year old tomb of Sultan Ibrahim Syed Aulia. It is said that Sultan Ibrahim Syed Aulia came from Arabia via Cannanore. The main attraction of this place is the Santhanakoodu Festival, which is... Read More »
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