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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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How To Reach Lakshman Jhula


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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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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