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Rameswaram

Area: 55 km²

Elevation: 10 m

Population: 44,856 Approx. (2018)

Avg. annual temperature: 14.4 °C (58 °F)

Weather: 18 °C, Wind SW at 10 km/h, 61% Humidity29 °C, Wind S at 32 km/h, 73% Humidity

District: Ramanathapuram

Rameswaram is a town on Pamban Island, in the southeast Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It’s known for Ramanathaswamy Temple, a Hindu pilgrimage site with ornate corridors, huge sculpted pillars and sacred water tanks. Devotees bathe in the waters of Agni Theertham, off the beach east of the temple. Gandamadana Parvatham is a hill with island views. A chakra (wheel) here is said to bear an imprint of Lord Rama’s feet.

Nearest Airport: Madurai International Airport (The airport is 180 km away from the city).

Nearest Railway Station: Rameswaram Railway Station. (Code – RMM)

Places of Tourist Attractions: Ramanathaswamy Temple, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Memorial, Adam's Bridge, Rameswaram temple, Brahma Kumaris Meditation Centre, Pamban Bridge.