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Dhanushkodi is a picturesque town located at the southeastern tip of Pamban Island in Tamil Nadu, India. Known for its stunning natural beauty and historical significance, Dhanushkodi attracts travelers seeking a unique and tranquil experience.

Location :

Dhanushkodi is situated at the confluence of the Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean, and it is about 18 kilometers away from the town of Rameswaram.

Historical Significance :

Dhanushkodi holds historical importance as it is believed to be the place where Lord Rama built a bridge (Adam's Bridge or Rama Setu) to Sri Lanka, as mentioned in the epic Ramayana.

Geographical Features :

The town is surrounded by the sea on three sides, providing breathtaking views and a serene atmosphere.

The landscapes are characterized by white sandy beaches and clear blue waters.

Adam's Bridge (Rama Setu) :

The remains of an ancient bridge also known as Adam’s Bridge can be seen in the shallow waters connecting India and Sri Lanka. These geological features are an interesting attraction for tourists.

Ghost Town:

Dhanushkodi is often called the "Ghost town" because of the ruins of the old town that were destroyed by a storm in 1964. The remains of the temple, the railway station and other buildings add an eerie yet fascinating element to the place.


Visitors can do things like beach jumping, photography and snorkeling.

The tranquil, peaceful setting makes it a great place for reflection and introspection.

Dhanushkodi Beach:

The beach at Dhanushkodi is clean, soft sand and crystal clear water. It is an ideal place to relax and enjoy the natural beauty.

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