Top 10 Best Places to Visit in Rameswaram

A temple dedicated to Shiva and one of the 12 Jyotirlinga shrines. It is famous for its massive corridors, intricate pillars, and sacred water tanks known as ‘tirthas’

Rameswaram Temple

It is one of the 64 ‘theerthams’ or holy water bodies in the town and it is believed taking a dip before visiting the Rameswaram temples will wash away all your sins

Agni Teertham

It is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Rameswaram, located at the southeast tip of the island and famous for its natural beauty and pristine beaches


An iconic 2.2 km long cantilever bridge connecting the Rameswaram Island with mainland India and is the longest bridge in India constructed over a bay

Pamban Bridge

Also known as Rama Foot it is the highest point in Rameshwaram. It has the imprints of Lord Rama on a Chakra and offers panoramic views of Rameswaram and the surrounding 

Gandhamadhana Parvatham

Located 12 km from the Rameswaram Temple, it is believed to be the place where Vibhishan, surrendered before Lord Ram and then Lord Ram crowned him to rule Sri Lanka

Kothandaramaswamy Temple

The calm and serene beach is a perfect hangout for tourists,  located on the side of Palk Bay. It is known for its clear waters, low waves and is an ideal place for water sports

Ariyaman Beach

Dedicated to Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, the former President of India and renowned scientist, this memorial showcases his life, achievements, and contributions to the nation

Abdul Kalam Memorial

It is a temple dedicated to Jatayu. It is the place where the mythical bird Jatayu fell after being injured while trying to rescue Devi Sita from Ravana

Jatayu Tirtham

Also known as Adam’s Bridge it is a natural formation of limestone shoals and is believed to be the bridge built by Lord Rama's army to reach Sri Lanka to rescue Devi Sita

Ram Setu

Rameswaram Temple – South India’s Spiritual Heritage