According to the Hindu theology, Rama Setu (Setu means bridge in Sanskrit) is an ancient bridge that had been constructed by the Vanara Sena or the monkey Army of the Hindu Lord Rama as instructed. .
The Ram setu or the Adam’s bridge stretches from the Dhanushkodi Tip of the Pamban Island in India to the Mannar Island in Sri Lanka. Pamban Bridge has been built connecting the Pamban Islands to the.
There are certain historical inscriptions and references that suggest that the Ram Setu has a great religious as well as geographical significance. The age of the bridge dated back to sanctuaries and as per..
Rama Setu is located on the southeastern coast of Tamil Nadu. It is a bridge constructed between the Pamban Island or Rameshwaram Island in Tamil Nadu, India and The Mannar islands that are located off to the North western coast of Sri Lanka. As per the geological evidences, this bridge was earlier the land connection between Sri Lanka and India.
The length of the Ram Setu bridge is around 18 miles (30 kilometers). It separates the Gulf of Mannar from the Palk Strait. The sea water in this area is very shallow with the depth varying from three feet to around thirty feet (1meter to 10 meters) that obstructs navigation.It has been reported that the bridge was used to pass the sea by foot till the fifteenth century. But with time the channel was deepened by the storms and as per the temple records, the Rama’s Bridge was above the sea level but in 1480 AD it was broken during a cyclone.