Ramanathaswamy Temple

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  • Address: Rameswaram, India, Rameshwaram
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  • Timings: 04:30 am - 08:30 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site, Family And Kids

This temple is home to the world’s most sacred sand mound which is believed was created by Ram’s wife, Sita for the purpose of worshiping Lord Shiva. The temple is as old as the 16th century and is popular for its 1000-pillar halls and 22 temple tanks. Pilgrims bathe in those tanks before they enter the temple. Ramanathaswamy Temple is one of the oldest temples in Tamil Nadu and one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of India.

  • Cameras and phones are not allowed in the temple.
  • Only Hindus are allowed to enter the inner shrine.
  • Maintain peace in the temple.
  • Do not scribble your name on the walls of the temple.

  • Monday to Sunday: 4:30 am – 1:00 pm and 3:00 – 8:30 pm

  • Hire a taxi or a rickshaw to get here.

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  • Ramanathaswamy Temple Address: Rameswaram, India, Rameshwaram
  • Ramanathaswamy Temple Timing: 04:30 am - 08:30 pm
  • Ramanathaswamy Temple Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Ramanathaswamy Temple(preferred time): 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Ramanathaswamy Temple: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Rameshwaram include Ramanathaswamy Temple in their plan

  • 80.88% of people start their Ramanathaswamy Temple visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Ramanathaswamy Temple

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

65.22% of people prefer walking in order to reach Ramanathaswamy Temple

People normally club together Agnitheertham and Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House while planning their visit to Ramanathaswamy Temple.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • A temple of Lord Shiva and Parvati. Temple having it's own uniqueness of architecture and designs. The way inside temple will lead you to the ocean near where it is still. Nearby, you can get rooms to stay and can visit temple. Visiting early hours like 7 an is preferable.

  • Very oldest temple at Rameswaram , but staff are very unprofessional and not have any respect to the tourists all are money maintained, Inside the temple lot of things we have to see but no proper directional signs and no information is provided. You will find only Tamil language information boards only, Staff will speak little bit Hindi,that is little bit advantage for the travellers who are coming from other states.

  • Do not give mobiles to shops near temple. Keep it in silent mode and carry inside the temple. Photography is prohibited inside temple. We have pass the rush street to reach the temple west gate. We are entering the temple through world famous Thousand pillar Mandap. Temple pond is making bad smell

  • Camera, Mobile Phones not allowed. You can keep them safely in nearby shops. Chargers Rs.10 for one Mobile. The main attraction is interior works & paintings which was made of rock.

  • A visit to this temple I always remember. One of the most holy temples for Hindus. It is an architectural marvel as well. It's corridor is so long that I felt tired walking. The devotion of worshippers here is amazing. It is situated on a sandy island. How come they transported such an amount granite stone to build such a gigantic temple ! They also have a sweet water well on the sandy sea bed.

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