Rameshwaram Beach Tour

Rameshwaram beach tour is one of the major attractions of this city of Tamil Nadu. The beach of Rameshwaram offers a lot of natural beauty to the tourists. Some information about the highlights of the beach is an important part of Rameshwaram travel guide.

The sea at Rameshwaram is quite calm. One of the main reasons for the popularity of the beach at Rarmeshwaram are sunbathing and swimming. The sea at Rameshwaram is home to different varieties of sea life, including coral reefs. Different types of marine algae, sea cucumbers, starfishes, sponges, crabs and sea cows are found here. The dolphins are a treat for the eyes.

The Ramanathaswamy Temple was established in the 17th century. This temple is located near the sea towards the east of Rameshwaram. The temple is well known for its 1200 huge granite columns. The gopuram is as tall as 54 m. The total length of the temple corridors is 1220 m.

Agnitheertham is another sacred site of Rameshwaram. It is located at a distance of about 100 m from the Ramanathaswamy Temple. According to popular belief, Lord Rama paid homage to Lord Shiva to relieve himself from the sin of killing Ravana at this place.

Rameshwaram is easily accessible by the tourists. All the major means of communication, that is, rail, air and road, can be availed for traveling to this city.

Last Updated on : 17/06/2013