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Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi, Rameswaram
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Explore the haunting shell of Ruined Temple/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 Temple/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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  • The locals charge a bomb to take you there.You can't take your car and can opt for a rickety minis bus at an exorbitant rate to go to the sea front. 
  • you have to hire local mini bus there charges 150/- head.. they go through ocean water.. amazing feeling.. journey some 30 mins or so.. bus will be going on ocean bed .. you can see new road construct...  more »
  • A strange site to visit, while there are plenty of people there it's strangely quiet. But a true piece of history to be seen. The church is amazing to see, built from coral stone and the original alta...  more »