Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple, Rameswaram

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One of the twelve temples in which Shiva is worshipped as a Jyotirlingam--a pillar of light, Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple represents one of the country's most significant religious sites. Legend has it that Rama's wife Sita built a lingam (sacred mound of sand) in order to worship Shiva here, after the god Hanuman failed to bring her a Himalayan mountain--the biggest lingam available. Walk between huge colonnades of sandstone pillars through possibly the longest corridor in the world--197 m (646 ft) long and 133 m (436 ft) wide. See devotees bathe in 22 holy wells, which represent the arrows in Rama's quiver. Bring a small towel since its always hot and damp inside the temple. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple by using our Rameswaram trip planner .
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  • Rameswaram the best place to visit once in a life. We From railway station to temple bus will be there the ticket will be 7 Rs/person. Near temple there will be lot of lodges you can directly go and g...  more »
  • One of the best and memorable place of my life. we need to wait in long queue , however it is worth as this shivling is made by SitaMa herself and PrabhuRam di Pooja on this.  more »
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  • Best time to visit temple is early morning.....First take sea bath and come towards north side of the temple entrance. U need to take ticket which cost Rs 25/person for bath from 22 wells......There is also changing room at South gate. After changing dress u can visit the God The temple provides very pleasant atmosphere
  • Very beautiful temple..one should visit once in entire life with family. Very beautifully carved the whole place. It has four entrances..east,west,north,south. Lord shiva bless all.
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