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Kothandaramaswamy Temple at Rameswaram

Kothandaramaswamy Temple at Rameswaram is dedicated to Bhagavan Sri Ram. The temple is located around Rameshwaram and is also known as Kothandaramar Temple or Kothandarama Swamy.

Legend has it that at the place where the temple stands, Lord Ram conducted the coronation or Pattabhishekam of Vibhishana brother of Demon King Ravana. After the victory against Ravana, Vibhishana was made the king of Lanka.

The murtis in the shrine are old but the shrine is a new construction.

The walls of the temple are adorned with beautiful paintings that depict the story of Ramayana.

With sea on three sides, the shrine provides some breathtaking views.