Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam's Memorial

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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.

Photo Gallery

  • Dr APJ Abdul Kalam's Memorial Picture 3
    Dr APJ Abdul Kalam's Memorial
  • Dr APJ Abdul Kalam's Memorial
    Dr APJ Abdul Kalam's Memorial Picture 2
  • Dr APJ Abdul Kalam's Memorial
    Dr APJ Abdul Kalam's Memorial Picture 1

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

By Road

Rameswaram has a Bus stand which is around 2 km from the Ramanathaswamy temple.

Stay

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