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dhanushkodi island

This is a strip of land about one km wide and 18 kms long on eastern end of Rameswaram.Dhanushkodi is situated in the South-East of Pamban. Dhanushkodi is about 18 miles West of Talaimannar in Sri Lanka. Hindus consider it as a sacred place to perform religious rites. It is also place worth visiting for its scenic beauty and bird life.There are several temples associated with Lord Rama.

It is said that Pilgrimage to Kashi will be completed only after the worship at Rameswaram besides a holy bath in Dhanushkodi.One has to reach Dhanushkodi either on foot along sea shore on the sand dunes or in jeeps and in tempos of fishermen.

At Dhanushkodi one can see the deep and rough waters of Indian Ocean meeting the shallow and calm waters of Bay of Bengal. Since the sea is shallow here, you can walk into Bay of Bengal and witness the colourful corals, fishes, seaweeds, star fishes and sea cucumber etc.


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