Located in the central part of Rameswaram, Thangachimadam (also known as Jasime City) is separated by Pamban channel from the mainland.
The key occupation of Thangachimadam is fishing and its allied occupations. Apart from fishing, the people of Thangachimadam are indulged in growing jasmine gardens. Imagine the aroma of the place, where you can find plenty of jasmine gardens.
The economy of the place solely depends on two different occupations, as said earlier. One being sea food exports and the other being jasmine and jasmine product exports.
Thangachimadam, is best known for its holy places. People and visitors across the globe visit the place for its religious richness that is associated with the location. Few of the holy places in Thangachimadam are
- Sri Balathandayuthapani swamy temple
- Sri Ekantharamar swamy temple
- Joseph church
- Rayappar church
- Mother therasa church
Located 6 kms from Rameshwaram, the place is best known for its sweet clean water. This is the place where Lord Rama quenched the thirst of Sita by dipping the bow into the sea. The place is one of the most underrated and unexplored spot by tourists, as many do not the significance of a sweet water well surrounded by sea. Apart from this great sight, a small shrine of Shiva is located and the name of the Shiva Linga is called Thrayambakeshvarar, which is also a must to see.