Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Dhanushkodi Haunted Place in India

Dhanushkodi or Danushkoid is a small town on the eastern coast of Indian State Tamil Nadu, often credited as Ghost City as it had to face human- caused disasters: cyclone in 1964 which left this town for nothing. As per official report, 1800 people died in this cyclone and made damage to many towers and buildings. High Tide made this town marooned in its storm; a strong wave entered this island and cleaned out the whole town. After the disaster, Madras government declared it Ghost town as it had become unfit for living. 
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This cyclone also smashed up Pamban railway station of the area; and a passenger train carrying 100 passengers also gone under in the Sea in this dreadful cyclone. According to local fishermen, the place has many ghosts and spirits; though any paranormal thing is not reported in the place but ruined buildings and bats give it unique place among the haunted places in India In the present day, Dhanushkodi is counted among the tourist places in India as many people visit the place to see this ruined town. Visitors are allowed to visit the place in day only as there isn’t any facility to stay there. Since then, the place has become barren and the only things that can be seen here are old ruined buildings, railway tracks, bridges and ghostly castles. Today, the place seems to ghostly and considered among the

Places of Interest near Dhanushkodi
Haunted Place in IndiaDhanushkodi is surrounded with numerous untouched beaches which are considered the best barren beaches in India. Dhanushkodi is the among the best places to visit in India, as there are many others worth seeing places are located around the area, and Ram Setu or Ram Bridge is one of them, which holds strong position among the Hindu pilgrim places in India. Adam’s Bridge or Rama Setu is a chain of lime stones considered to be mystical treasure of ancient India history, which takes onlooker into heavenly world. According to legends, the bridge was built by Lord Rama, a Hindu deity who is believed to be incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Lord Rama was prince of Ayodha, a city in Indian State Uttar Pradesh.  Rama made build this bridge with the support of his two connoisseur marine architect Nala and Nila to arrive at Lanka (Sri Lanka) to set free his wife Sita from Ravana, a demon king. The whole bridge was built by ape men under the instruction of Nala and Neel.  Today, the place is counted among the best places to visit in India. It is located at Rameswaram Island near southeastern coast of Indian State Tamil Nadu and starts from Dhanushkodi of India and ends at Mannar Island of Sri Lanka. As per the report of Geological department, the bridge was used as medium between India and Sri Lanka.

How to Reach Dhanushkodi
Dhanushkodi falls in the Ramanathapuram district of Southern Tamil Nadu which is accessible by all medium of transports.
Rameshwaram is the nearest town and railway station which is located just 18 km from the place. Private vehicle are easily available from Rameshwaram to Dhanushkodi. The Nearest Airport to the Dhanushkodi is Madurai which is located at the distance 167 Kms.


  1. I always remain in search of those place who have some kind of history or haunted stories. These places always give us a massage. From these venues we can know the culture of those persons who lived there in past. Dhanushkodi looks like one of those places. These days I’m on the grand canyon bus tours but after completing this I’ll must visit this place with one of my friends. Hope it’ll be a good trip of us.

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  4. Located in Rameshwaram and mystically beautiful, the Dhanushkodi Beach makes for a marvellous sight to behold. When it comes to tourism, there are plenty of hotels in Rameshwaram offering good services, one such hotel is Hotel Queen Palace Rameshwaram.


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