Rameswaram, is a town in the Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu. It is located on Pamban Island separated from mainland India by the Pamban channel.Pamban Island is also known as Rameswaram Island and is connected to India by the Pamban Bridge. According to Hindu mythology, this is the place from where the Hindu god Rama built a bridge, across the sea to Lanka to rescue Sita from Ravana. The bridge is known as Rama Setu or Adam's Bridge. The famous Ramanathaswamy Temple dedicated to the God Shiva is located at the centre of the town.Rameswaram is the closest point to reach Sri Lanka. It is also known as Varanasi of southern India.It is believed that a visit to this temple washes away one's sins and brings salvation. The Temple has one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. The place is famous for several wonderful temples, which are a great master piece of creativity.
The nearest tourist attractions to Rameswaram are Agnitheertham, Dhanushkodi Temple, Gandhamadhana Parvatham, Jatayu Tirtham, Lakshmana Tirtham, The Five-faced Hanuman Temple, etc. The best time to visit Rameswaram is from October to April. The nearest airport to Rameshwaram is Madurai and the nearest railhead is Mandapan station just 2 km away. There are several stay options available in Rameswaram. We have listed the best in class holiday rental cottages in Rameswaram.