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Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi

Dhanushkodi, Rameswaram, India
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Ruined structure

Gives a feeling that some time back there was a small town. Nothing left now except some ruined... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
sidhemishra
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Bengaluru, India
Nice place

Sad to see the ruined temples churches bunglow and railway station also called as ghost town after... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lalitha Y
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Bengaluru, India
via mobile
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“railway station” (30 reviews)
“ghost town” (22 reviews)
“post office” (14 reviews)
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Dhanushkodi, Rameswaram, India
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"old village"
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"floating stone"
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"water tank"
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"both sides"
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"sea shells"
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"sri lanka"
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"last point"
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"dhanuskodi beach"
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"nice place to visit"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Gives a feeling that some time back there was a small town. Nothing left now except some ruined structure and walls in between sand fields.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sad to see the ruined temples churches bunglow and railway station also called as ghost town after the tsunami

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The ruins of temple/ church of Dhanuskodi exhibits the fierceness of the nature. A 1964 December night turned a prosperous village in to a graveyard within a few hour, from where the place never recovered. Dhanuskodi, being located at nearest point from Srilanka, was a...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You could see the left overs of a village after the wild storm which swallowed the Boat Mail and the people inside the train and the people in the whole area around Dhanushkodi which is 20 kms from Rameswaram. Now you have a good road...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

just five km before the tip comes the haunted ghost town..just go there if you want to click some pics otherwise you can very well give a miss

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

good place to visit to see how how is separated between the beaches. you can see the remains of the church and the railway station while going to the end.Near there is the bibhisana temple also.

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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Every photographer would love to get this masterpiece clicked. Great structure and the fact that this is still intact in this ruined Ghost town, makes it much special.

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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

It is a temple cum church. Here large number of Christian people come. The design of the place is amazing.

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Reviewed 20 May 2018

The point Dhanushkodi needs some three to four hours if you go around 8-9 am or by 3 pm - u feel better to walk around otherwise it is too hot .. The place has its own significance so just get down to know more...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2018

Some old ruins after rameshwaram. Worth a quick stop to take a step back into the past. Would be nice if the govt had done something to protect it. There are street vendors setting up stalls inside, people climbing all over and playing with the...More

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KaniGarg
24 January 2015|
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Response from GargiDey | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! I know a one day trip might be slightly hectic, so make sure you schedule your time very well. You can first visit the temple and go around the Agneeteertham and temple area (walk-able). It should not take you more... More
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