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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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  • A huge church which still hesitates to die down, was damaged by heavy sea currents during 1964-65. The church remains reminded the skill and knowledge of older generations which is quite an interestin...  more »
  • There is a bran new tarred road leading here, but you are not allowed to use it. Prior permission from the district police is what is needed is what we were told. So you have to board rickety vans car...  more »
  • nice church near to sea shore and it was a very old construction seems that had built in the period of Britishers and It was a must see location