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Attractions to explore near Pamban Bridge

Pamban Bridge
Pamban BridgePamban, Tamil Nadu 623519, India

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Pamban bridge is a railway bridge that connects the town of Rameswaram on Pamban Island to mainland India. Opened on 24 February 1914, it was India's first sea bridge and was the longest sea bridge in India until the opening of the Bandra Worli sea link.

Nearby Attractions

APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial, Rameswaram
APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial, Rameswaram8.21 KMs away from Pamban Bridge

This is a memorial for the former president of India DR APJ Abdul Kalam. This is the hometown of Kalam and place where he was buried.

Dhanushkodi
Dhanushkodi26.94 KMs away from Pamban Bridge

Dhanushkodi is an abandoned town in the southeastern tip of Pamban Island. The town was destroyed during the 1964 Rameswaram cyclone.

Devipattinam
Devipattinam39.34 KMs away from Pamban Bridge

Devipattinam is an ancient coastal village and a port located in the Ramanathapuram district.

Delft Island
Delft Island59.39 KMs away from Pamban Bridge

Delft island is also known as Neduntheevu among locals. It's in the Palk Strait, northern Sri Lanka. The island has a 1,000-year-old temple on its west coast and remains of a Dutch fort.

Nainativu
Nainativu72.11 KMs away from Pamban Bridge

Nainativu is a small island revered by Buddhists and Hindus for centuries, the island houses the Hindu shrine of Nagapooshani Amman Temple and the Buddhist shrine Nagadeepa Purana Viharaya.

Mannar Island
Mannar Island72.71 KMs away from Pamban Bridge

Mannar Island located in the Northern province in Sri Lanka, the island is best known for the sunny weather, palm trees, and the and large areas of white sands. It is recommended to visit the island between July and September.

Nagadeepa Raja Maha Viharaya
Nagadeepa Raja Maha Viharaya73.26 KMs away from Pamban Bridge

Nagadipa Purana Vihara is a Buddhist temple and it is one of the 16 holiest Buddhist shrines in Sri Lanka. Nagadipa Purana Vihara is known as the place where Buddha visited to resolve the dispute between two kings of Naga.

Hammenhiel Fort
Hammenhiel Fort85.96 KMs away from Pamban Bridge

Hammenhiel fort was built by the Portuguese in the 17th century. The fort served both as a prison and an armory storage. Now the fort is turned into a hotel, so the visitors can explore history through its wall. The guests can experience the prison life and even sleep on an actual cell.

Casuarina Beach
Casuarina Beach92.80 KMs away from Pamban Bridge

Casuarina Beach is about 20 km from Jaffna. The beach is known for its crystal clear water and white sand. The beach is named after the Casoorina Trees which dominates the beach. The beach has limited options for water sports but it is a fabulous place for walking and swimming.

Jaffna library
Jaffna library98.93 KMs away from Pamban Bridge

A public library located in the city of Jaffna, it is considered as one of the most important and historical places in Jaffna. In 2001 the library was restored after it was burned in 1981. At that time it was the largest library in Asia containing over 97,000 books. The building's classical lines and beautiful proportions make it stand out architecturally.

Jaffna Market
Jaffna Market98.98 KMs away from Pamban Bridge

Jaffna Market is located in the heart of Jaffna city. The market features exclusive souvenirs that are hard to find outside the market. The market is also famous for the vendors and shops that sells fresh fruits and vegetables, you can also find apparel, gold, food, and utensils here.

Karpaga Vinayagar TEMPLE
Karpaga Vinayagar TEMPLE99.39 KMs away from Pamban Bridge

This is an ancient rock-cut cave shrine dedicated to Lord Ganesha. There are rock-cut images of Shiva and other gods as well as several shrines.