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Lakshman Jhula In Rishikesh Uttarakhand



Overview

Lakshman Jhula is a famous bridge built on River Ganges situated in Rishikesh. Built in the year 1939, this bridge is about 450 feet long and at the height of about 70 feet from the Ganges river. According to mythology, Lakshman, the younger brother of Lord Rama, had crossed the river at this place with the help of jute ropes. After crossing the river Ganga of Lakshman, this bridge is known as 'Lakshman Jhula'. This bridge was built in the year 1889 with strong iron wires earlier it was a bridge of jute ropes. But in the year 1924, this bridge made of iron wire also went flows in the flood. After this, this strong and attractive bridge was built. This bridge connects one end of the river Ganges to the other end. Beautiful surroundings can be enjoyed by standing on Lakshman Jhula. When people walk on this bridge, it appears to be swinging. That's why it's called a Jhula bridge. During the trip to Rishikesh, tourists visit on this Lakshman Jhula. The Lakshman Jhula is one of the main centres of attraction in Rishikesh.

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How To Reach Lakshman Jhula


By Air

The nearest airport to Rishikesh is Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun, which is about 20 km from Rishikesh.

By Train

The nearest railway station of Rishikesh is Rishikesh, which comes under to the Northern Railway Zone of Indian Railways.

By Road

Lakshman Jhula is located at a distance of about 5 km from Rishikesh bus stand.

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Neelkanth Mahadev Temple
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Ram Jhula
Triveni Ghat
Bharat Temple
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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