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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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  • This is just a small place on the way to Dhanushkodi. A few hundred meters from the place. Technically Dhanushkodi is just a spot now. It used to be a full village and place in earlier times, but ther...  more »
  • Even if the monuments are not well maintained it gives us a feeling of good old days...very hot place...jeeps are expensive...  more »
  • If not for religious aspect, this town could have been completely abandoned and removed from map.But why people are visiting this place after that fateful night in December 1964 where a devastating cy...  more »