Places To Visit In Dhanushkodi

4.0 /5

Here are the top 6 tourist attractions to see in Dhanushkodi:

1. Dhanushkodi Beach

Must visit 3.5 /5

3 km
from city center
1 out of 6
places to visit in Dhanushkodi

The Dhanushkodi Beach is one of the few major attractions this quaint town has to offer. The white sand beach is mostly deserted. So you can enjoy a silent walk on the beach, without worrying about disturbances from a large crowd of beach goers.

2. Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park

3.1 /5

17 km
from city center
2 out of 6
places to visit in Dhanushkodi

The Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park is one of the few Marine National Parks in the country. The park consists of 21 islands along with estuaries, mudflats, beaches and forests.

3. Adam's Bridge

3.7 /5 View 11+ photos

32 km
from city center
3 out of 6
places to visit in Dhanushkodi

Adam's Bridge, a natural bridge than connects India with its neighbouring country Sri Lanka is set amid a gorgeous setting of raw nature that can leave anyone awe inspired by its beauty.

4. Pamban island

3.6 /5 View 5+ photos

7 km
from city center
4 out of 6
places to visit in Dhanushkodi

Located about 20 km away from Dhanushkodi, this island is another called the Pamban Island. The deep blue sea island is yet another spectacle and is considered as one of the most beautiful islands in the region. Travelers can go there by crossing the Pamban Bridge.

5. Church and Station Ruins

3.2 /5

11 km
from city center
5 out of 6
places to visit in Dhanushkodi

Before the cyclone hit Dhanushkodi, back in 1964, there was a railway station and church close to the shore. They got destroyed in the cyclone, but their remnants survive and are simply fascinating.

6. Ramar Patham temple

3.2 /5

9 km
from city center
6 out of 6
places to visit in Dhanushkodi

About 20 km away from Dhanushkodi is the Ramar Patham Temple. The temple is believed to have foot prints of Lord Ram Himself, on a stone. It is believed that it is at this place, Lord Hanuman told Lord Ram that he had found Goddess Sita in Sri Lanka.

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FAQs on Dhanushkodi

How can I commute within Dhanushkodi?

Travelling in the city is not very difficult. In addition to taxis, a very unique kind of vehicle, called the tuk tuk can also be found here. The tuk tuk can seat 6 people at a time and travelling in it is quite an experience. In order to travel out of the main city, its best if you take a taxi or a hotel car.
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Can you suggest an itinerary for Dhanushkodi?

It is best to stay in Rameshwaram and make a day trip Dhanushkodi as there aren't any options for staying in Dhanushkodi.
One day plan - Reach Dhanushkodi by morning. Visit the beaches and if possible, hitch a ride on a fishing boat. Check out the remains of the old church near the seashore. Then, visit the mesmerising Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park. In the evening, check out the old Dhanushkodi railway station before winding up the trip.

What are the top sightseeing places in Dhanushkodi?

The top sightseeing places in Dhanushkodi are Dhanushkodi Beach, Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park, Adam's Bridge, Pamban island, Church and Station Ruins, Ramar Patham temple.
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