Dhanushkodi

Direction

The southernmost tip of the rameswaram island is called Dhanushkodi. It was completely washed away by a cyclone in 1964. But the Kothandaramasamy Temple here remains intact. It is 18 KMs way from Rameswaram can be reached by road. A popular belief is that, it is where Vibishana a brother of Ravana surrendered before Rama. Dhanushkodi has a fine beach, where Sea surfing is possible.

Photo Gallery

  • Hovercraft - Dhanushkodi
    Hovercraft at Dhanushkodi
  • Dhanushkodi Church
    Dhanushkodi Church ruins
  • Dhanushkodi ride by van
    ride at Dhanushkodi

How to Reach:

By Air

Madurai is the nearest Airport which is around 175 km distance from Rameswaram. Thoothukudi is another airport which is around 195 km distance from Rameswaram.

By Train

Rameswaram has a railway station which is around 1.3 km from the Ramanathaswamy temple.

By Road

Rameswaram has a Bus stand which is around 2 km from the Ramanathaswamy temple. You can find public / private transport from Rameswaram.

Stay

Hotels are available for stay. TTDC Hotel run by State Govt also available.