Gandhamadana Parvatam


Gandhamadana Parvatam is the highest point in the island of Rameshwaram. The hillock is double storied and is situated at a distance of 3 kilometers from the Ramanathaswamy Temple.

The Gandhamadana Parvatam in Rameshwaram is one of the popular tourist destinations. Legend has it that Hanuman leaped from this hillock to reach the Lanka kingdom. The double storied Mandapam has the imprinted footprints of Lord Rama on the Chakra. The hillock is thronged by devotees of Lord Rama. The pilgrims may visit the Theertham and the Sukreevar Temple on the way to the Gandhamadana Parvatam at Rameshwaram. The hillock remains open for public view between 6 A.M to 11.30 A.M in the morning and 3.30 P.M to 6.30 P.M in the evening.

Last Updated on : 17/06/2013