Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi, Rameswaram

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Explore the haunting shell of Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi, decimated along with the rest of the town during a massive cyclone in 1964. Walk around the gutted remains of the church, located on a sandy beach, observing the destruction left in nature's wake. Bring along your binoculars to observe the interesting birdlife here, and be sure to chat to some of the local people to hear tales of that terrible deluge. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Rameswaram holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • This place is on the way to Aruchal Munai which is the last place where you can have a glimpse of Ram sethu.Though successive tsunamis in 1964 and 2004 has put Ram sethu under water.This place beach.....  more
    This place is on the way to Aruchal Munai which is the last place where you can have a glimpse of Ram sethu.Though successive tsunamis in 1964 and 2004 has put Ram sethu under water.This place beach.....  more »
  • An Autodrive from Rameswaram to Arichal Munai seeing a sea and an oceat 2 sides will always be a memorable experience and then when you reach Dhanuskodi, the beach is also sooooo pretty, I only wish.....  more
    An Autodrive from Rameswaram to Arichal Munai seeing a sea and an oceat 2 sides will always be a memorable experience and then when you reach Dhanuskodi, the beach is also sooooo pretty, I only wish.....  more »

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