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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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  • We were stopped by police authorities before 4/5 kms from Dhanushkodi as private vehicles are not allowed due to road works. So we took a so called "Authorised Van" from there to reach - worst conditi...  more »
  • Dhanushkodi Church / temple are part of the abandoned town, Dhanushkodi that was destroyed by 1964 Rameshwaram cyclone. Dhanushkodi is connected to Rameshwaram by a newly constructed road but the last...  more »
  • The major highlight of dhanushkodi is basically this old church which is in ruins. The church though in ruins is still a delight for any photographer. As told until 1970 we had Indian railways connect...  more »