About Dhanushkodi

Dhanushkodi is an abandoned town at the south-eastern tip of Pamban Island of the state of Tamil Nadu in India. It is situated to the South-East of Pamban and is about 18 miles west of Talaimannar in Sri Lanka. The town was destroyed during the 1964 Rameswaram cyclone and remains uninhabited in the aftermath.
Dhanushkodi Beach

Dhanushkodi Beach lies on the tip of the Rameswaram island. On this beach, the Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean merge which is known as Arichal Munai in Tamil. Before 1964, Dhanushkodi was a busy city with lots of crowds.
Kothandaramaswamy Temple

Kothandaramaswamy Temple at Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu is a shrine dedicated to the Hindu deity Rama. Located at a distance of 13 kilometers from Rameswaram, it forms the southernmost tip of the island.
Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park

Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park is a protected area of India consisting of 21 small islands and adjacent coral reefs in the Gulf of Mannar in the Indian Ocean.
Dhanushkodi Old Church

Dhanushkodi Old Church is a portion of the 300-year-old Portuguese Church in Dhanushkodi, devastated in the 1964 cyclonic storm.
Arichal Munai

The sea bridge built across the sea towards Sri Lanka by Lord Rama is believed to be started from here. This point is the South most tip of Rameswaram Island.
Old Dhanushkodi Railway Station

Dhanushkodi railway station is an abandoned railway station in Tamil Nadu, India. It was abandoned during the 1964 Rameswaram cyclone.
National Emblem Statue

National Emblem Statue is a historical landmark in Dhanushkodi showcasing the national emblem of India.
Adam’s Bridge

Adam’s Bridge is built from limestone shoals, it is a causeway that connects India to Lanka. With a length of 30 km, it used to the connecting bridge that linked Dhanushkodi and the Mannar Island of Sri Lanka.
Pamban Island

Pamban Island also known as Rameswaram Island is an island located between peninsular India and Sri Lanka. The island is a part of India and forms the Rameswaram taluk of the Ramanathapuram district of the state of Tamil Nadu.
Ramar Patham Temple

Ramar Patham Temple is a 2-story hilltop Hindu temple with holy wells, a shrine to Lord Rama's footprints, and good views.
Best Time To Visit Dhanushkodi

The winter season is the best time to visit Dhanushkodi when the weather is pleasant and suitable to indulge in sightseeing. It is not suitable to visit the destination during the monsoon months, extending from July to September due to the heavy rainfall.

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