Location: Located on the way to Pamban, Villoondi Tirtham is one of most sacred sites in Rameswaram. It is just seven kilometers away from the main Ramanathaswamy Temple.
Description: The meaning of Villoondi Tirtham is the “Buried Bow” and this place has a very interesting story attached to it. It is said that once Goddess Sita was very thirsty. Lord Rama hit an arrow into the middle of sea and pure water emerged from that place. This is how Rama quenched the thirst of Sita. Villoondi Tirtham is the sacred place where Lord Rama pierced his arrow into the sea. Till date tourists from near and far visit the sacred site to taste the sweetness of water in a small well. Visitors can view the sweet water well that has appeared mysteriously in the midst of the ocean. Both Bow and the arrow are believed to be buried here. In the middle of the sea full of salty water, Villoondi Tirtham is no doubt a wonder containing sweet water.
Activities: You may visit the place in the afternoon and enjoy the taste of sweet water at Villoondi Tirtham. Along with this, you can enjoy the awe-inspiring beauty of the sea and its surroundings.