Top things to do in Rameswaram

Hindu Temple in Rameswaram

Ramanathaswamy Temple

Housing the world’s most sacred sand mound (a lingam said to have been created by Rama's wife Sita, so he could worship Shiva), this temple is one of India's holiest shrines. Dating mainly from the 16th to 18th cent…
Religious in Rameswaram

Car Festival

Huge decorated chariots installed with idols of several deities, including Lord Ramanathaswamy and the goddess Parvathavardhini Ambal, are hauled through Rameswaram's streets in a pulsating parade.
Multicuisine in Rameswaram


Easily the smartest place in Rameswaram for a feed, the Daiwik's vegetarian restaurant offers an excellent multicuisine menu.
Religious in Rameswaram

Thiru Kalyana

Celebrates the celestial marriage of Shiva and Parvati.
Indian in Rameswaram

Hotel Annapoorna

A busy joint for south Indian breakfasts and thalis.
South Indian in Rameswaram

Vasantha Bhavan

An inexpensive vegetarian joint serving all-veg thali lunches (₹90), plus evening dosas and uttapams.