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Ranked #6 of 36 things to do in Rameswaram
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Reviewed August 5, 2013

If you want to visit his place at least keep one day. Nice view of sea and nature. you will get geep for dhanuskodi. they will charge you 100Rs per person.

6  Thank Shekhar_Rishi
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Reviewed July 27, 2013

When in Dhanuskodi dont miss this Ram Temple. Although a small temple, an important thing to see is the Floating Stone which is kept in Right Corner of Temple. Though the Temple does not have any grandeur, but still it stands out because of its Legend. The nearby places to see also include Church, Post Office, Railway Station all of which were damaged by the 1964 Cyclone. Normal automobiles can go only upto a certain limit in Dhanushkodi, from there we have to take a Jeep or Van to reach here. Vans cost 200 per seat, and it tries to accomodate atleast 20 passengers, before it proceeds on Journey. Jeeps can accomodate only 4-5 passengers and cost you the same. Always prefer the Jeep as it can take to the farthest point in the peninsula.

6  Thank BalaHier
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Reviewed July 3, 2013

It was interesting to know some history, if these are historical facts. I wanted to go and see for myself and "stand" on a land that is described in Ramayana.

6  Thank egleview
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Reviewed April 23, 2013

Ever wondered how a cyclone affected and declared 'unfit for permanent settlement' place can be one of the most memorable experience of your life ? Be in Dhanushkoti and you will start to wonder why someone could leve this place AT ALL !

Sea side is shallow with a clear view till 5-10 KM with no roads. the location is full of fishermen families in temporary houses. You realize you are at the tip of India's South-East coast. Sri Lanka is just 13 KM from here - a distance closer to my daily office track !

As evening progresses, the sunset on your right will spill colours over the vastness of this area and you realize that you are standing at the Mythological place once visited 5,000 years ago !

No Roads, but jeep will take you right inside and the local temple will show you Floating Stones once used in Adams Bridge !

Ruined Church and temples with broken railway tracks, snad filled tracks and no mobile connectivity ... this place can be experienced only.

Be there ... no regrets !!!

8  Thank SanjaySri
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Reviewed February 10, 2013

We need to take a jeep or van to reach this place as there is no proper road to get there (the rail track was damaged in the cyclone of 1964). It is only a very small temple, but I was impressed with the ability of the temple priest to narrate the folklore regarding Rama's crossing to Lanka and also the insights he provided into the history of the township before the cycle. He was himself a survivor of the cyclone in which about half the city's population perished and the rest escaped to Rameshwaram and other places. Dasushkoti was never rebuilt, but they are in the process of rebuilding the temple. Next to the temple, one a see a small portion of the railway station building, the rest of which was destroyed in the cyclone. Also, we were told that there a fully functioning harbor for the boat mail at that time which provided direct link from Madras to Colombo. The temple priest explained the history and also showed us some interesting photos of the boat mail and the ship that ferried the passengers.

6  Thank Vicky_S2012
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