Tourist Places in Rameshwaram

Places to Visit in Rameshwaram

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Rameshwaram Average Rating - 5.7/7 1 based on 4980 Ratings

Rameshwaram is mostly preferred by travellers from Bangalore, Chennai. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Rameshwaram is, however, mostly preferred by Group, Family. The best season or months to visit places in Rameshwaram are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December. There are 19 tourist places in Rameshwaram, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Rameshwaram can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Rameshwaram for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Rameshwaram Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Rameshwaram, browse through photos & pictures, explore Rameshwaram using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Rameshwaram, which are great places to visit, are Ariyaman Beach, Villondi Tirtham, Badrakaliamman Temple, Ramanathaswamy Temple, The Five-Faced Hanuman Temple. Rameshwaram can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.

Rameshwaram Tourist Places



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Rameshwaram Temple, Rameshwaram
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Agnitheertham, Rameshwaram
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Agnitheertham, holding religious significance for Hindus, is situated at a distance of 100 metres from the Ramanathaswamy Temple. This place is located towards the east of the main entrance of the temple and is a suitable place for bathing. The water in Agnitheertham is... Read More »
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Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, Rameshwaram
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Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge is also known as the Pamban Bridge. This bridge is over 2.34 km long and was constructed with sufficient elevation. The Pamban Bridge is major source for connecting the Rameshwaram Island with the main land. It took over 14 years to construct... Read More »
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Adam's Bridge, Rameshwaram
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Adam’s Bridge is essentially a chain of coral reefs and sandbanks that almost connects India with its neighbouring country, Sri Lanka. It is popularly believed that this bridge was constructed by Lord Rama, with the help of Hanuman and his Sena, for rescuing his wife... Read More »
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Ramanathaswamy Temple, Rameshwaram
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Ramanathaswamy Temple, lies on the eastern side of the island, having different types of corridors and sculptured pillars on both the sides. This corridor is quite long and measures around 197 metres from east to west. It is also 133 m wide, measuring south to north. This... Read More »
"Beautiful heritage"3 months ago "Its a vast temple"Apr 4, 2015
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Kothandaramaswamy temple, Rameshwaram
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Kothandaramaswamy Temple is situated at a distance of 12 km from the main city. The temple complex was damaged during the cyclone of 1964, but the temple structure remained intact. It is believed that Ravana’s brother Vibishana joined Lord Rama’s army at this... Read More »
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The Five-Faced Hanuman Temple, Rameshwaram
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The Five-Faced Hanuman Temple is highly famous in Rameshwaram, as this is the place, where Lord Hanuman revealed his five faces. These five faces were that of Lord Hanuman, Lord Adivaraha, Lord Narashima, Lord Hayagriva and Lord Garuda. It is believed that after revealing His... Read More »
"Very historical place"Oct 12, 2015 "Floating stone temple"Dec 31, 2013
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Hanuman Temple, Rameshwaram
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An amazing and interesting temple of the most devoted and popular deity, Lord Hanuman who accordingly to Ramayana Epic of Hindu Mythology played an important and significant role in the rescue of Mother Sita from the Lanka King Ravana and helped Lord Ram vanquish Ravana. The Read More »
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Ariyaman Beach, Rameshwaram
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Ariyaman Beach is situated on the side of the Palk Bay in the Ramanathapuram District. The Ariyaman Beach also features children's park, watch tower and water-based attractions like wind surfing and water scooters. Tourists can also visit the aquarium and museum near the... Read More »
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Lakshmana Tirtham, Rameshwaram
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Another temple at Rameshwaram is the Read More »
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Gandhamadhana Parvatham, Rameshwaram
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Gandhamadhana Parvatam is located towards the north-west of Rameshwaram and is famous for its beautiful sunrise and sunset. It is a holy place for the pilgrims, who come to worship Lord Rama’s footprints, which can be seen within the premises of the shrine. The double... Read More »
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Villondi Tirtham, Rameshwaram
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Villondi Tirtham lies on the way to Pamban and is located at around 7 km from Ramanathaswamy Temple. The term Villondi means 'buried bow' and is believed to be the same spot where Lord Rama buried his bow. Before burying the bow, Lord Rama hit an arrow in the sea for quenching... Read More »
"Beautiful surrounding"Jan 21, 2015
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Badrakaliamman Temple, Rameshwaram
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Badrakaliamman Temple, which is solely dedicated to Devi Durga, is located at a distance of 2 km from the main temple. It is the largest temple of Goddess Maa Kali in the entire South India. The golden statue of Goddess Durga and the gold studded tower is visited by tourists... Read More »
"Be a part of history"Feb 23, 2014
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Erwadi, Rameshwaram
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Erwadi town is situated at a distance of 24 km from Rameshwaram in the Kadaladi Taluka of Ramanathapuram District. This town lies along the sea shore between Keelakarai and Valinokkam. It is famous for the shrine or tomb of Hazrat Sultan Syed Ibrahim Sahid Aulia. The tomb... Read More »
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Nambu Nayagiamman Temple, Rameshwaram
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Nambu Nayagiamman Temple is located at a distance of 8 km from the Ramanathaswamy Temple. It lies on the way to Dhanushkodi and is dedicated to Lord Rama. This 14th century temple is situated in the Ramnad District and is managed by the locals in the area. The temple is... Read More »
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Water Bird Sanctuary, Rameshwaram
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Water Bird Sanctuary of the Ramanathapuram District is one of the best places to visit for bird watchers. This sanctuary features numerous water birds, especially during north-east monsoon season between October and January. The sanctuary has both native as well as migratory... Read More »
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Jada Tirtham, Rameshwaram
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Jada Tirtham is situated around 3.5 km from the main island, on the Dhanushkodi road. After killing Ravana, Lord Rama visited this place and installed Sri Rama lingam in the temple. Before installing the lingam, Lord Rama washed his Jada (hair) with water in this temple to... Read More »
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Sugreevar Temple, Rameshwaram
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Sugreevar Temple or Theertham is located on the way to the Gandhamadana Parvatam. This temple is situated close to the Doordarshan Kendra in the town. Sugreevar was the monkey king, who helped Lord Rama in his fight with demon king Ravana. This sacred tourist attraction can be... Read More »
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Ramalinga Vilas Palace, Rameshwaram
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Ramalinga Vilas Palace was built by Kizhavan Sethupathi (1674-1710), one of the popular Sethupathi Kings. The palace is located in the Ramanathapuram District, at a distance of 55 km from the city. There is a Darbar Hall and a dwelling area inside this royal palace. The... Read More »

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