Rameshwaram is located on an enchanting island in the Indian Ocean and is a living memoir of the Ramayana after namely by Lord Rama. Rameshwaram is firmly standing in the middle of Sri Lanka and India with its less crowded temples, clean sea breezes, and sacred ponds. This island city is situated in the sea region of the Gulf of Mannar Biosphere Reserves. The Pamban Channel has separated Rameshwaram from mainland India. Rameshwaram is counted as one of the seven holiest places where one can gain salvation. Rameshwaram travel guide will give you a deep insight of this holy city. Learn a few things about the city before planning the Rameshwaram trip.
This place is a major pilgrim spot for the Vaishnavites and the Shaivites. At this place, Lord Rama offered prayers to Lord Shiva along with Sita, Laksham, Lord Hanuman and his monkey clan after his victory in the kingdom of Lanka. This land of Rameshwaram is counted as one of Char Dhams as well as is one of twelve Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. This prominent pilgrimage site is often called as the Varanasi of South India.
Rameshwaram tourist guide tells that this historical city was ruled by several southern Indian dynasties so that it exemplifies the richness of the Hindu religion as well as Indian Culture. This town has been mentioned in the mythological Hindu epic, Ramayana. This place is known for its religious significance and picture-perfect landscape. As Hindu beliefs, it is the place where Lord Rama made a bridge across the sea to Sri Lanka. Here, Lord Shiva is too worshipped in this city. The timeless beauty of the beaches and the marvelous architecture of the temples are bound to fill the visitors with an absolute sense of wonder.
Rameswaram tourism guide includes the visit of several temples and Tirthams such as the Ramanathaswamy Temple which is renowned for its massive sculptured pillars and magnificent prakaras and other sites are the Five-Faced Hanuman Temple, Agniteertham, Dhanushkodi Temple, Gandhamadhana Parvatham, Kothandaramaswamy Temple, Jatayu Tirtham, Jada Tirtham, Villoondi Tirtham, Lakshmana Tirtham, and Nambu Nayagiamman Temple, etc. People can explore its famous beaches such as Dhanushkodi Beach, Ariyaman Beach, Kunthu Kal Beach, etc. Furthermore, the bridges of Rameshwaram are world-famous like Adam’s Bridge, Pamban Bridge or Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, and also people can take a boat ride at bridges.
In addition to it, there are some more popular places of Rameshwaram are Abdul Kalam House, Kalam National Memorial, Burial Place of Abdul Kalam, and Water Bird Sanctuary, etc. Apart from it, the Rameswaram tour guide also gives information about the nearby famous destinations of South India like Munnar, Madurai, Pondicherry, Kanyakumari, and many more. Every year, this city attracts many tourists from all over the world for its religious importance, natural beauty, blue waters ocean, and mysterious ambiance of this coastal region.
This temple city provides delicious and elaborate South-Indian cuisines and platters that are mostly vegetarian. But one can find several non-vegetarian options in the hotels and a wide variety of seafood is prepared by the people. Popular local foods are Cuttlefish, Sambhar, Vada, Idli, Dosa, Crab Meat, Filter Coffee, Keema Vadas, Rasam and many more. But visitors can also find Chinese, North-Indian, and Continental cuisines in this region.
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