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Rameswaram is categorised as Pilgrimage

Ramanathaswamy Temple (Nivalink Trip Dated - 15 July 2018)
Pamban Bridge (Nivalink Trip Dated - 15 July 2018)
Dhanushkodi Beach (Nivalink Trip Dated - 15 July 2018)
Ram Temple enroute Dhanushkodi (Nivalink Trip Dated - 15 July 2018)
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 15 July 2018)
Rameshwaram Views (Nivalink Trip Dated - 15 July 2018)

Reasons to Visit
  • Rameswaram is home to Ramanathaswamy Shiva temple, one of the 12 Jyotirlinga temples of Lord Shiva.
  • It is believed that from Rameshwaram, Lord Rama built a bridge across the sea to Sri Lanka where he fought a battle with Ravana in one of the epic battles of the Ramayana.
  • Dhanushkodi beach from where the bridge was built is also visited alongwith Rameshwaram Temple.
  • Rameswaram is very significant for Lord Rama devotee perspective and a major pilgrim centre for Lord Shiva devotees and Hindu pilgrim traveller in general
  • Rameshwaram is typically day visited from Madurai.
  • Char Dham - Four most sacred Pilgrimages of Hinduism"Rameshwaram (160 kms from Madurai) overlooks Bay of Bengal and is home to Rameshwaram Temple (Lord Shiva Jyotirlinga Temple) and is linked with Ramayana as Lord Rama approached Lanka of Ravana from Dhanushkodi beach at Rameshwaram"
  • Significant Hindu Pilgrimages in Tamil Nadu"Rameshwaram (160 kms from Madurai) is home to Ramanathaswamy Shiva Temple and one of the 12 Jyotirlinga Shiva temples. Rameshwaram overlooks the ocean and is one of the most significant of all Hindu pilgrimages and one of 4 pilgrimages to visit for any devout Hindu pilgrim. Rameshwaram is popularly day visited from Madurai as part of any itinerary involving Madurai."
  • Airports and Access Points for Destinations in Tamilnadu and Pondichery"Rameshwaram Railway station is the access point to visit pilgrimage of Rameshwaram."
  • Destinations to visit Jyotirlinga Temples of Lord Shiva"Ramalingeswarar Jyotirlinga temple and is revered as the southernmost of the twelve Jyotirlinga shrines of India. Rameshwaram (Tamil Nadu) got its fame when it was featured in bollywood feature film 'Chennai Express'"
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  • South India Hindu Pilgrimage Itinerary (9 Nights)
  • Temple Heritage of Tamilnadu (9 Nights)

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Rameswaram has 7 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Car On Disposal

ServicesRates Starting From
2 days Car on Disposal from ex-Madurai to Rameswaram and Kanyakumari TripRs. 9540
2 days Car on Disposal from ex-Madurai to Rameswaram and Kodaikanal TripRs. 8434
2 days Car on Disposal from ex-Madurai to Rameswaram TripRs. 6360
4 days Car on Disposal from ex-Madurai to Rameswaram, Kanyakumari and Kodaikanal TripRs. 14252
4 days Car on Disposal from ex-Madurai to Rameswaram, Kanyakumari, Trivandrum and Kovalam TripRs. 12839

Day Sightseeing

ServicesRates Starting From
Day Visit to Rameswaram - Ex-MaduraiRs. 4300

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup from Madurai and Drop to RameshwaramRs. 3876

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Destination Ideas

  • East Coast Road (ECR) Experience
  • Rameshwaram Pilgrimage

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Ramanathaswamy Temple is a renowned Lord Shiva temple at Rameswaram. It is one of 12 Jyotirlinga temple. The temple was built during the 12th century. The temple has the longest corridor among all Hindu temples in India.
    Temple or Holy Place, Heritage Site
    Lord Shiva, Heritage Temple, Jyotirlinga
    Dhanushkodi is a 15 km stretch where one can see the deep and rough Indian Ocean meeting the shallow and calm Bay of Bengal. Here one can walk into Bay of Bengal and witness the colourful corals, fishes, seaweeds, star fishes and sea cucumber etc. Dhanushkodi once was a Lord Rama pilgrimage with many temples linked to Ramanaya. Dhanushkodi is from where Lord Rama and his troops built a bridge over to cross over to Srilanka which is 31 kms across the ocean.
    Temple or Holy Place, View Point
    Lord Rama, Sea or Ocean or Beach

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Nearest Airport in Rameswaram
  • Madurai Airport ( IXM ) , Madurai-160 Kms
Railway Stations in Rameswaram
  • Rameswaram ( RMM ), Rameswaram
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