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Dhanushkodi - Things to Know Before Visiting

Dhanushkodi, Tamil Nadu, India

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About Dhanushkodi

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

Attractions Near Dhanushkodi

APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial, Rameswaram
APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial, Rameswaram20.18km from Dhanushkodi

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.

Pamban Bridge
Pamban Bridge26.94km from Dhanushkodi

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.

Mannar Island
Mannar Island45.94km from Dhanushkodi

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.

Delft Island
Delft Island47.27km from Dhanushkodi

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.

Nainativu60.91km from Dhanushkodi

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.

Nagadeepa Raja Maha Viharaya
Nagadeepa Raja Maha Viharaya62.01km from Dhanushkodi

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.

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Famous scientist APJ Abdul Kalams birthplace.