Adam's Bridge

Adam's Bridge

  • Rameswaram
  • Tamil Nadu
  • India

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Adam's Bridge, Rameswaram Overview

Separating the Gulf of Mannar from Palk Strait, Adam's Bridge is a long chain of the limestone shoals that connect Rameswaram Island to Mannar Island. This bridge is also known by the name of Rama Setu, the famous mythological bridge that was constructed by Lord Rama's army of Vanaras to reach Lanka. The entire bridge was built of the floating stones. It is a famous bridge and is visited by the tourists on a large scale.

 

It Is Known For:-
1) Adam's Bridge, popularly known as Rama Setu or Setusamudram, is a bridge that was built by utilizing the floating stones in the Hindu epic, Ramayana
2) It is the oldest existing bridge in the world that wasn't constructed by man
3) The southern tip of Dhanushkodi Beach, from where Rama Setu begins, offers a murky and dull view of Sri Lanka's Mannar Island

 

Best Time To Visit:-
Adam's Bridge, or Rama Setu, catches the attention of the people on a large scale. The domestic, as well as international tourists, visit this site from distant places to see the marvelous construction of the ancient India. It can be visited throughout the year.

 

Reaching There:-
To reach Adam's Bridge, one can hire the local taxi for few hours. A short drive till the Rameswaram Island can be enjoyed and close to Dhanushkodi Beach lies this enormous bridge that attracts millions of visitors annually.

 

Nearest Railway Station- Rameswaram Railway Station
Nearest Airport- Madurai Airport

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