Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam’s Memorial at Pei Karumbu, Rameswaram

Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial in Rameswaram island becomes one of the important tourist attraction among the tourists and pilgrims who visit Rameswaram.

Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam, popularly known as the “Missile Man of India”, was the 11th President of India between 2002 and 2007.

He died of a cardiac arrest on July 27, 2015 in Shillong where he had gone to deliver a lecture. In the memory of our beloved people president Abdul Kalam , there is a grand memorial monument built over his tomb to honour him.
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam National Memorial in the Rameswaram island becomes one of the Must Visit top ten places places to visit in the Rameshwaram for the tourists.

Dr.Kalam’s worldly body rest in the peace beneath this monument’s central place, and his aura filled everywhere in this memorial through his thoughts .

Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam memorial showcases Dr APJ Abdul Kalam’s history. Personal belongings used by him, his portraits and his statues.

Statue of the our former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, playing the musical instrument Veena is placed in the center of the memorial. There are two other silicon statues of Dr. Kalam, in presidential suit, in sitting and standing postures.

Sample model of the Agni missile placed in the Garden, which lies at the backyard of the Memorial.

APJ Abdul Kalam’s memorial

Facts and Bites about the memorial:


How to reach Abdul Kalam Memorial?

One can reach this place by means of Auto or local buses(towards Pamban or Mandapam) from Rameswaram . If you can private vehicles you can stop directly here. Parking facilities are there for vehicles.

Map Route for APJ Abdul Kalam Monument:

Open and Close Timings:

Opening at Morning 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM 2:00 to 5:00 PM.