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Rameswaram Travel Guide

Rameswaram Travel Guide

Rameswaram is a town in the southern portion of India that sits on Pamban Island. Visitors to the area might want to keep this travel guide handy to better understand the area.


There are a variety of hotels that you can stay at when visiting the region. Among the top rated are the Tamil Nadu Hotel, Hotel Royal Park, Hotel Vinayaga, and Hotel Hare Rama Hare Krishna. The Tamil Nadu Hotel is a little pricier than the rest, but also offers a high-quality experience.

Local Customs

There are several local customs that the people observe. Many Hindus come to Rameshwaram and the surrounding areas to perform rituals for dead family members. It is considered to a very special place, since Lord Shri Rama offered similar rituals here. There are many priests who perform the rituals who can be contacted in one of the Mutts around the temple, such as the Kanchi Shankar Mutt, the Shringeri Mutt, Kashi Mutt, and others. The priests who perform the rituals will also guide you inside the temple and require arrange for your food if necessary.


If you plan to visit Rameswaram on your own, take the train. The train runs on a bridge over the sea to reach this island. It also runs just beneath the famous Pamba Bridge. The view of Rameswaram along this route is quite beautiful and gives you a feeling as if you’re flying on water. This makes for a wonderful introduction to the island and is something that should not be missed.

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