We all know, every Indian has to complete their life journey after visiting Char Dham places in India. There are four holy pilgrim places called Char Dham such as Puri, Dwarka, Badrinath, and Rameswaram. The devotees start their journey from the north and it ends towards the south the place called Rameswaram. What Rameswaram has special? What are the places to visit in Rameswaram? Where are the places, devotees desire to visit in Rameswaram, We have given below the best 10 places in Rameswaram.
1. Ramanathaswamy Temple
The temple is associated with the period of Ramayana and only shiva temple in the Char Dham. Lord Rama had Brahmahathi Dosha after killed Ravana so he wanted to build the temple by the advice of Maharishi inorder Rama sent Hanuman to get linga from Kailash. Hanuman did not return in a particular time so Sita started to accumulate sand from her hands which formed as linga that has been worshipping by devotees until today it's the presence of Ramanathaswamy temple. The deity of Kasi Viswanathar in the temple was brought by Lord Hanuman from Kailash. Initially, the temple was the small straw roof, later it was developed in the 12th century. The world-famous third corridor constructed in the 18th century by Muthuramalinga Sethupathy. Each and every corridor has 30 feet height and entire corridors length 3850 feet of 1212 corridors which given top of page. The temple has a lot of deities which are Ramanatha Swamy, Parvathavarthini, Viswanathar, Visalakshi, Anjaneyar, Natarajar, Jothirlingam, Pallikonda Perumal, Vigneshwarar, Vajreshwarar, Mahalakshmi and 63 Nayanars. The devotees who come to the Ramanathaswamy temple also taking the holy bath from 22 wells inside the temple. Every tirtha of the temple gives different benefits to the devotees. The 22 well thirthas names are Mahalakshmi Tirtha, Savithri Tirtham, Gayathri Tirtha, Saraswathi Tirtha, Sethu Madhava Tirtha, Gandhamadana Tirtha, kavatcha Tirtha, Gavaya Tirtha, Nala Tirtha
Neela Tirtha, Sanku Tirtha, Sakkara Tirtha, Brahmahathi Vimochana Tirtha, Sooriya Tirtha, Chandra Tirtha, Ganga Tirtha, Yamuna Tirtha, Gaya Tirtha, Siva Tirtha, Sadyamirtha Tirtha, Sarva Tirtha, Kodi Tirtha. Eastern tower of the temple image shown above.

2. Agni Tirtha
Where the place, devotees can remove their sin in this Tirtha. We can see thousands of devotees merging in daily and lakhs of devotees merging in Aadi Amavasai(No moon day) and Thai Amavasai. Most of the devotees come to Agni Tirtha to give tharpana for their ancestors. Consistent problems of life may be getting from ancestors, that will be solved by taken holy bath in Agni Tirtha. The Agni Tirtha found in the eastern side of the temple and southeast of Tamil Nadu.
3. Pamban Bridge
Pamban bridge is also known as India's first sea bridge. There is no word described through words when crossing pamban bridge. After crossing pamban railway station, we start to enter a new world along with boat views and crossing island. When we travel by train to Rameswaram it takes more than five minutes to cross the pamban bridge which gives spectacular views and amazing surroundings. Though the bridge was open in 1914, still it has no major damage because It has been hitting by a lot of cyclones and rains. The Indira Gandhi Road bridge connects pamban island to Rameshwaram. We can see the pamban road bridge while travelling by train and crossing by bus, taxi, etc. The pamban bridge is 11 km away from Rameswaram bus stand.
4. Dhanushkodi
Dhanush means bow and Kodi means tip. This is the southeastern tip of India. Lord Rama built the bridge from Dhanushkodi to Srilanka to rescue his wife from King Ravana. This bridge also called as Adams bridge which connects to Talaimannar west of Srilanka. The boat mail from Chennai to Rameswaram was connected to Dhanushkodi until 1964. In 1964, Dhanushkodi railway station was destroyed due to cyclone and passengers were killed in a cyclone and heavy rain, later the railway line was disconnected. After we reached to Dhanushkodi we received a cellphone message that welcomes Srilanka. We cannot see Rama Setu bridge from Dhanushkodi since it was sunk in the ocean. Even today we can see the destroyed church and railway station in Dhanushkodi. Dhanushkodi 21 km away from Rameswaram bus stand.
5. Kothandaramaswamy Temple
Lord Rama has a bow with his hand which called kothandam so obviously, he called as Kothandaramaswamy. The temple current structure remains after 1964 cyclone. This is the place where Rama pattabhishekam to Vibhishana who brother of King Ravana. Here Lord Rama appeared with Sita, Hanuman, Lakshmana, and Vibhishana. The temple is situated 11km away from Rameshwaram. We can go by government buses, taxi and share auto from Rameswaram.
6.Gandamadana Parvatham
This place also called as Ramar patham since the place has Rama's footprints. Lord Rama found Sita from this place where Sita arrested by Ravana in Srilanka. This is the highest peak in Rameswaram where we can see the entire city in Rameswaram. Ramar Patham situated 3km away from the Ramanathaswamy Temple.
7. Ramar & Lakshmana Tirthas
Lord Rama took a holy bath the place called Ramar Tirtha. The tank situated in front of Ramar Temple. The Lakshmana Tirtha found 1km west of Ramanathaswamy temple. Lord Lakshmana brother of Rama installed linga to remove his sin and take a bath in this Tirtha.
8. Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Memorial
Every Indian must visit this place. There are a lot of presidents in India but Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam only called as people president of India. When we enter in the memorial, we are proud to be born as Indian and make proud that we citizen under his president rule. This memorial was built with amazing planning and execution. After entering the hall, we see a life that He crossed. So the people who visit Rameswaram don't forget to visit his memorial. The memorial is 3 km away from Rameswaram bus stand.
9. Dr. A.P.J. Kalam House.
After we visit the memorial of Dr. A.P.J. Kalam, we proud to be an Indian, After a visit of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House, we learn the simplicity of life. Even he became president of India, The house he lived is simple. We can see in the house that the books he read and award he received such as Bharat Ratna, Padma Vibhushan, etc. The House is 1.8 km away from Rameswaram bus stand.
10. Rameshwaram Boating
Whenever people see the beach, their first question will be about boating!  Rameswaram has a boat trip and it opens 6.00 AM to Evening 6.00 PM. They charge 70 rs for a person. We can enjoy boating for 30 minutes and spot Ramanathaswamy Temple while travelling by boat. Finally, Rameswaram has more beautiful places to visit so make a holy journey along with your family.

Note: We can travel all the places above through government buses and share auto from Rameswaram bus stand and railway station.

Ramanathaswamy Temple Timings
Morning 5.00 AM To 1.00 PM
Evening 3.00 PM To 9.00 PM
An Art Of Rameswaram Travel given in Below Video

How to reach ramanathaswamy temple in Rameswaram


By Air
The nearest airport of the ramanathaswamy temple is Madurai airport that away from 180Km.


By Train
The nearest railway station of the ramanathaswamy temple is Rameswaram railway station that away from 2Km. Boat mail, Sethu express, and Madurai Rameswaram passenger trains are available on a daily basis.


By Road
The nearest bus stand of the Ramanathaswamy temple is Rameswaram bus stand that away from 2Km. There are national highways NH49, NH87 connecting to Rameswaram.


How to reach Dhanushkodi and Rama Setu bridge from Rameshwaram


By Road
There are no direct flights and trains available to Dhanushkodi. The passenger train from Madurai to Dhanushkodi was abandoned due 1964 hurricane. The only way to reach Dhanushkodi by Road which takes 19Km from Rameswaram. There are government buses, private buses run Dhanushkodi, further Auto and Jeep available for bargaining fares. From the tip of the dhanushkodi, Rama  Setu(Adam's bridge) begins.



Hotels In Rameswaram to Stay
Hotel Rameswaram Grand is nearby to the railway station, Hyatt Palace is a royal hotel in Rameshwaram, Ragavendra is a medium class hotel. Hotel Tamil Nadu is government Hotel but there are very cheap hotels available surrounding the beach.



Foods in Rameswaram
Murugan Mess and Ahaan Restaurant
 is the best food hotel in Rameswaram.

Location of the Dhanushkodi given below


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