Rameswaram City Information

Tourist Attractions

Rameshwaram is a divine land with lots of amazing places to visit. It has ancient temples, beautiful beaches, rare artifacts and lot more.

Dhanushkodi

Dhanushkodi is an incredible place to visit in Rameshwaram. It is a deserted island located at the southernmost tip of Rameswaram.

Devipattinam

Located in the coastal area, 77 Kms away from Rameswaram, the place holds the famous Navagraha Temple.

Devipattinam is a religious place to visit at Rameshwaram. This Place is located along the coast of Bay of Bengal and is 77 kms away from Rameshwaram. The Navagraha temple (Navabashana temple) installed amidst the calm sea by the hands of Sri Rama. It is a holy place to perform Tarpan for the ancestors. It is a belief that if we circumvent the Navagrahas for nine times, all the starts will shower blessings on us and eradicate all the obstacles in our life. People wishing for marriage and child boon do special poojas to the Navagrahas in order to make their wish come true.

Agnitheertham

Located at a distance of 100 meters in the eastern side of Ramanathaswamy Temple, the place is believed to sweep away transgression.

Agni theertham is one among the sacred 22 theerthams of Rameshwaram. This theertham is situated on the beach side of Sri Ramanathaswamy temple. This is the only theertham that is located outside the temple. Agni theertham is always found crowded with devotees from all over India. Nowadays due to the increase of tourists and devotees the water is badly affected and polluted. People from various parts of India come here to give the first tarpan to their deceased ones.

According to the legend Agni theertham holds the purest water on earth next to River ganga. Taking a dip in this holy water will vanish all our deadly sins.

Ramanathaswamy Temple

Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this place houses the longest corridor in the globe and serves as an important pilgrimage.

Ramanatha swamy temple is one of the most prominent and must to visit temples in India. It is believed that visiting this temple brings salvation. The temple is associated with the great epic Ramayana. On Rama’s victorious return, he worshipped Lord Shiva to relieve him from the sins of Killing Ravanan and his army and thus Lord Shiva appeared before Lord Rama and Sita and blessed the couples. All these legendary things happened at Rameshwaram land and the Lingam worshipped by Lord Rama is still in the sanctum sanctorum of the Ramanatha Swamy temple. Yet another prominent feature of the temple is the 22 sacred wells, which never drains out of water. Every devotee take bath in all these 22 wells before entering the inner premise.

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