Ramanathaswamy Temple, Rameshwaram

About Ramanathaswamy Temple, Rameshwaram

Ramanathaswamy Temple, Rameshwaram - Address

Address: Rameswaram, India

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Time Required: 03:00 Hrs

Timings: 04:30 am - 08:30 pm Details

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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.

Ramanathaswamy Temple Information

  • 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.

Ramanathaswamy Temple Opening and Closing Hours

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

How To reach Ramanathaswamy Temple by Public Transport

  • Hire a taxi or a rickshaw to get here.

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  • This is an ancient temple. One of the Most famous temple around the world. Architecture is mind blowing. But there is no proper maintenance inside the temple. I have been there more than four times. I could see diaper and wet clothes uncleaned dust bins inside the temple. Even devotees should have some common sense that not to throw such type of things inside the temple. Temple management must take proper action against all this nonsense and should make the temple clean always.

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  • Peaceful and serene. The beauty and aesthetics of this ancient Hindu temple is extraordinary. One of the twelve jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva is a must visit. An architectural marvel.

  • This is one of the holiest temples in India. It has the longest corridor with carved pillars and painted roofs which is quite beautiful. One can take a bath in the 22 holy wells or teerthams here, that costs just Rs 25. No cameras or bags allowed in, must be deposited outside.

  • Very very nice Tourist place and it is one of the four Dhams. Lord Shiva's world famous temple. -National Topper in Tourism.

  • One among the marvelous temples in south India, this place is tremendously vast with four main entrances. The awe-inspiring architecture inspires us to look back at ancestors engineering finesse. Must visit place in India.

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