Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi, Rameswaram

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Explore the haunting shell of Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi, decimated along with the rest of the town during a massive cyclone in 1964. Walk around the gutted remains of the church, located on a sandy beach, observing the destruction left in nature's wake. Bring along your binoculars to observe the interesting birdlife here, and be sure to chat to some of the local people to hear tales of that terrible deluge. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Rameswaram holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Other than a ruined church and the ruins of some houses, there's nothing much else to see at this point. It is on the way to Airchal Munai (the last point on this road), so you can stop over and... 
    Other than a ruined church and the ruins of some houses, there's nothing much else to see at this point. It is on the way to Airchal Munai (the last point on this road), so you can stop over and...  more »
  • If you have lots of time to spare may be you can stop here, but feel free to skip it. You can see many such abandoned roof less places in India. Nothing much to see that you cannot in other spots... 
    If you have lots of time to spare may be you can stop here, but feel free to skip it. You can see many such abandoned roof less places in India. Nothing much to see that you cannot in other spots...  more »

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