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Awesome train journey

In a trip to Rameshwaram, a train journey is the most important requirement as the train goes on... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2016
Bengaluru, India
Beautiful & Intelligent

I will use the words this bridge is famous for : An engineering marvel of its time, Indeed. Stand... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2016
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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| Pamban Island, Rameswaram, India
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Reviewed 19 April 2016

In a trip to Rameshwaram, a train journey is the most important requirement as the train goes on top of the pamban bridge...you will just love it and to get a door seat or a window seat would embrace your luck!

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 17 April 2016

I will use the words this bridge is famous for : An engineering marvel of its time, Indeed. Stand on the door of train compartment, there is just water below your feet. One side of the train, you can see vast sea. Other side of...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank manjusihag16
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Nice to see Sea on both the sides. Even the island can be seen. Too many small boats floating around. If you are lucky, you might get a view of a bridge opening for bigger ships too! This bridge and Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Clikhelpful
Reviewed 6 April 2016

This bridge along with railroad bridge is a great place and piece of our expertise. The steel structures are riveted and bolted as contrary to this-time !

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank sathiyam2k
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Unbelievably beautiful. Absolutely loved the scenery via train as well as road. The history of the train line and its current maintenance will scare you and yet make you marvel and appreciate the team that keeps this train track working beautifully.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Ravi D
Reviewed 26 March 2016

The Pamban railway bridge has a section midway which can be raised for small ships and barges to pass through it. Opened on 24 February 1914, it was India's first sea bridge, and was the longest sea bridge until the Bandra-Worli Sea Link in Mumbai....More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank RanjiRohinton
Reviewed 25 March 2016

One of oldest bridge which connects the City to other parts of India. The rail bridge opens to allow cargo ships to pass. Still in operation and maintained by Indian Railways. Lots of stories are unfolded and great view with Pride.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank LovelyIndiaHyd
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

This bridge has to be crossed while going to rameshwaram. It such a masterpiece that no one can prevent oneself from stopping here to take a glimpse of this structure and do some photography.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Harish S
Reviewed 21 March 2016

This is the manmade surprise.One of the piece of great engineering.This joins the Rameswaram to the main land of India.A must vist place in Rameswaram trip.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Ithinkforyou
Reviewed 21 March 2016

The Pamban Bridge is a railway bridge on the Palk Strait which connects the town of Rameswaram on Pamban Island to mainland India. The bridge refers to both the road bridge and the cantilever railway bridge, though primarily it means the latter. The view of...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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3 September 2018|
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Response from nramalingamdelhi | Reviewed this property |
Hi, all answers except the answer of IR SRAMKI, covers the question extensively
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1 May 2018|
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Response from ShankerSreekumar | Reviewed this property |
On the above said train there is no option. or else you have to plan a visit to Madurai Meenakshi Temple on Tuesday because on every wednesday there is a train with number - 06035 from Madurai to rameswaram starting at 08:15... More
29 January 2018|
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Response from nramalingamdelhi | Reviewed this property |
It depends from where you want to board the train. But definitely all the trains whose destination is Rameswaram will cross Pamban Bridge.