Pamban Bridge


The 2.2 km. length bridge connecting the Rameswaram Island and the mainland is the longest bridge in India constructed over a bay. It is also called as Pamban Bridge. Similarly the railway SCISSORS bridge connecting the island is noted for its unique opening to pass the ships through the sea.

Photo Gallery

  • Pamban - Scissor bridge
    Pamban Scissor bridge
  • Train at Pamban bridge
    Train passing through Pamban bridge
  • Pamban bridge - aerial view
    Pamban bridge aerial view

How to Reach:

By Air

Madurai is the nearest Airport which is around 120 km distance from Ramanathapuram. Thoothukudi is another airport which is around 145 km distance from Ramanathapuram.

By Train

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

By Road

You can find public / private transport from Ramanathapuram and Rameswaram.


You can find hotels at Rameswaram and Ramanathapuram.