Rameswaram island is one of the famous ‘place of pilgrimage’ and a tourist spot in India. It is well known by the Hindu devotees & Pilgrims for its sacredness mentioned in ancient Indian scriptures such as puranas and epic Ramayana .Millions of pilgrims and tourists visits ‘Rameswaram’ all around the year.
The Island city of Rameswaram is located in the sea region called by the name “Gulf of mannar Bio sphere reserve” , surrounded by the sea water on all of its sides (“Bay of Bengal and Indian ocean” merges in the very tip of this island ) , this island Situated exactly in between India and Srilanka . It is Separated from the main land of Indian Peninsula by means of ‘Pamban Channel’ The main land of India is connected through a Road bridge [ 2.03 KM], and a cantilever Railway Bridge.
This page contains collection of all tourist places like beaches, monuments & ecological places in rameswaram. Also detailed information also given for every places.
- Ecological Places
To know about holy places in Rameswaram island follow this link : List of Holy Places in Rameswaram
Beaches in Rameswaram
Although the sea shores present on all around the edges of Rameswaram island, many of the places are covered with thorny bushes ,trees and Rocks. There are 7 Beaches in the Rameswaram Island plays the role as tourists attractions in Rameswaram, the following list lists out the beaches in Rameswaram.
(To know more about certain Beach click on the link)
- Agni theertham
- Olaikkuda beach
- Villoondi theertham
- Kunthukal beach
- Pamban beach
- Ariyaman (Kushi beach)
Monuments in Rameswaram
The List of Various Monuments in Rameswaram is listed below,Click on the link to know more.
- Pamban bridge
- Remnants of Destroyed land – Dhanushkodi (Ghost Town)
- 1060 feet height TV tower
- Vivekananda baskharam (Near rameswaram temple)
- Vivekananda monument at kunthukal
- APJ Abdul kalam Gallery
- Gandhi Statue at Rameswaram Bus stand
Places of interest for an ecological explorer
- Dhanuskodi natural birds sanctuary
- Coral reefs inside the sea
- Sea life museum at kunthukal
- CMFRI Marine Aquarium at maraikkaayar pattinam
- Kurusadai island