Rameshwaram is regarded as one of the sought-after pilgrim destinations in South India. Situated on a small island, separated by a small Pamban channel from Sri Lanka, Rameshwaram attracts huge footfall from all round the globe. Moreover, the town is also an amazing getaway from Bangalore. Located at a distance of about 10 hours, Rameshwaram is accessible via air, rail and road. Thus, travelers wanting to visit some beautiful temples, jyotirlingas and beaches, Rameshwaram is the place to visit. Unspoilt tranquility overpowers the town.
How to Reach Rameshwaram from Bangalore
Rameshwaram is well-connected to Bangalore through an extensive rail-network. At the railway station, one can find local means of transportation to travel in and around the place.
Madurai is the nearest airport to reach Rameshwaram. From the airport, there are private taxis and cabs available for hire to reach Rameshwaram conveniently.
To travel the stretch of 578 km could be traveled via self-owned vehicle or private taxi or cab on hire. In addition to this, there also are buses available that carry travelers from Bangalore to Rameshwaram.
Attractions in Rameshwaram
Sri Ramanathaswamy Temple
The beautiful temples devoted to Lord Rama, is one of the popular attractions Rameshwaram. Apart from mythological significance, the temple is also praised for its excellent architecture. The temple is also regarded as a popular pilgrim site for pilgrims who wish to achieve salvation in life.
The Five-faced Hanuman Temple
In Rameshwaram, Five Faceted Hanuman Temple is one of the popular temples. This site is praised as being the evidence where Hanuman revealed his five faceted profiles.
The sacred temple was built in the memory of the loyal eagle of Lord Rama, Jatayu. Jatayu Tirtham is to commemorate his life sacrifice in order to save the life of Lord Rama. Thus, the temple is to appreciate the deed of Jatayu.