Ram Setu Adam's Bridge Facts

5 Surprising Facts About the Adam's Bridge, which connects India and Sri Lanka

Ram Setu, also known as Rama's Bridge, is a causeway that connects Pamban Island in Tamil Nadu to Mannar Island in Sri Lanka.

The bridge connects the Gulf of Mannar and the Palk Strait and is 50 kilometres long.

The bridge was reportedly passable on foot until storms deepened the channel in the 15th century.

The bridge is thought to have been built by Lord Rama's Vanara Sena and was first mentioned in Valmiki's Ramayana, a Hindu epic (monkey army)

Adam's Bridge, Nala Setu, and Setu Banda are other names for Ram Setu.