Rameshwaram aka Ramesvaram is a renowned temple town located in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is a frequented holy town because it forms a part of the pious 4 Dhams in Hinduism. Each day, it witnesses hundreds of zealous devotees that flock here from the different directions of the country. It got its name after Lord Ram did penance by constructing a Shivalinga to get rid of the sin of killing Ravan, the Brahmin demon scholar.
Nestled away from the bustling city, Rameshwaram rests on the quaint Pamban Island. This island is said to be the place where the historical stone bridge, Ramsetu exists. This shrine is surrounded by water on all sides and the geographical location of this place describes its climate as moderate in nature. Throughout the year, temperatures remain warm as Palk Strait lies close to it. The average mercury levels scale between 28°C-37°C. The monsoon in Rameshwaram is usually accompanied by cyclonic winds.
The intriguing shrine of Rameshwaram is the ultimate attraction located in the town. People, on a huge scale, flock to this temple annually. Apart from the shrine, the local beaches and markets are also visited by the people.