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Lakshman Jhula In Rishikesh Uttarakhand



Lakshman Jhula Overview

Rishikesh

Lakshman Jhula is an iron suspension bridge over the holy river Ganga at Rishikesh. A famous landmark place in Rishikesh, Lakshman Jhula is 450 feet length connecting Pauri district with Tehri district. Lakshman Jhula also offers a panoramic view of river Ganga and Rishikesh city having number of temples. As per mythological tales, once Lakshman, the younger brother of Lord Rama, crossed river Ganga at the same site where the bridge now stands. At that time, there was only a suspension bridge, made of jute. After this incident, the bridge came to be known as ‘Lakshman Jhula’. With time, the jute bridge eroded and a new iron bridge was built along the same path in 1939.

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By Air

The nearest airport around Rishikesh is Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun that is located at a distance of 20 km. from Rishikesh.

By Train

The nearest railway station is situated in Rishikesh. Rishikesh is well connected by railway networks with major destinations of India. Trains to Rishikesh Railway station are frequent.

By Road

Lakshman Jhula is located in Rishikesh city and one can reach here by sharing auto. about 3 km from the main township of Rishikesh.

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other SightSeen in Rishikesh

Neelkanth Mahadev Temple

Lakshman Jhula

Ram Jhula

Triveni Ghat

Bharat Mandir

Geeta Bhawan

Tera Manzil Temple

Parmarth Niketan

Swargashram

Raghunath Temple

Virbhadra Temple

Rajaji National Park

Rishikund

Lakshman Temple

Vashistha Cave

Jumpin Heights

Sivananda Ashram

Omkarananda Ashram

Anand Prakash Ashram

Andhra Ashram

Himalayan Yog Ashram

Madhuban Ashram

Nirmal Ashram

Phool Chatti Ashram

Osho Ganga Dham Ashram

Sadhaka Grama Ashram

Swami Dayananda Ashram

Vanprastha Ashram

Neer Garh Waterfalls

Shatrughna Temple



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