Ramanathaswamy or Rameshwaram Temple
Rameswaram is a small island town in Tamil Nadu and is one of the four holiest pilgrimage places (Char Dhams) of the Hindus.
After defeating the Ravana, King of Lanka, Lord Rama along with his wife Sita first landed on its shore While Killing of Ravana (who was also a Brahmin) Rama seek atonement for killing a Brahmin, Rama wanted to pray to Shiva. Asked Hanuman to bring an idol of the Shivalinga from Kailash Hanman is so late to bring Shivalingam, Sita made a small lingam called Ramalingam and one brought by Hanuman is called Vishwalingam. As per the instructions of Lord Rama, Vishwalingam is worshiped before the Ramalingam, even today
How to go : By Road : The city is well connected to Madurai, Kanyakumari, Chennai and Trichy. It is also connected to Pondicherry and Thanjavur via Madurai.
By Train Rameshwaram is connected by rail with Chennai, Madurai, Coimbatore, Trichy, Thanjavur and other important cities. The two kilometers stretch of Indira Gandhi Bridge connects the island of Rameshwaram to the mainland of Mandapan.
Official Website : www.rameswaramtemple.tnhrce.in