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Ruined Church of Dhanushkodi, Rameswaram

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Religious Site
Explore the haunting shell of Ruined Church of Dhanushkodi, decimated along with the rest of the town during a massive cyclone in 1964. Walk around the gutted remains of the church, located on a sandy beach, observing the destruction left in nature's wake. Bring along your binoculars to observe the interesting birdlife here, and be sure to chat to some of the local people to hear tales of that terrible deluge. Put Ruined Church of Dhanushkodi into our Rameswaram travel itinerary planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • A churcj ruin which even now stands tall. A place of historical significance and a place to see nature's violent past.  more »
  • It's a sight out of war torn landscape, only thing that in this case it was the sheer strength of waves that gobbled up a town of 4000 people leaving it totally desolate forever. The structures of the...  more »
  • Spend around 1 - 2 hours near by the church, which will give a feel that you are in a international destination, the History of the church is also Mindblowing and this is a place you should spend some...  more »