Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam's MemorialDirection
Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, better known as A. P. J. Abdul Kalam who was the 11th president of India. Kalam was born and brought up in Rameswaram and became a scientist and worked for DRDO and ISRO. After his sudden demise at Shillong on 27th July 2015, he was laid to rest at Pei Karumbu, Rameswaram on 30th July 2015. A memorial has been built at the burial site. Inside, the memorial, one can see the selected photos, paintings and miniature models of misssiles etc.,. The memorial is less than 1 km from Rameswaram.
How to Reach:
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.
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.
Hotels are available for stay. TTDC Hotel run by State Govt also available.