Welcome to Rameshwaram
Rameshwaram Municipality is situated at 55km away of Ramanathapuram and located in Rameshwaram Island. The area of the town in 53sqkm. Fishing and Tourism is the main occupation of the people.
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swami Thirukkovil
The temple and the island of Rameshwaram have acquired this name because, Lord Rama worshipped Lord Shiva, the God of Gods here on return from Sri Lanka. According to legend, after killing Ravana Lord Rama returned with his consort Goddess Seetha to India first stepping on the shores of Rameshwaram. To expiate the `dosha' of killing a brahmin, Lord Rama wanted to offer worship to Lord Shiva. Since there was no shrine in the island had despatched Sri Hauman to Kailash to bring an idol of Lord Shiva..
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