Rishikund In Rishikesh Uttarakhand


Rishikund is a sacred kund located near the Triveni Ghat in Rishikesh. It is believed that this kund was made by saint Kubz. Goddess Yamuna was pleased with the saint Kubz and filled the pond with her water. It is believed that by bathing in this sacred kund, one gets rid of the sins committed by man. According to Hindu mythology, this kund is considered sacred. In this sacred kund, the image of Raghunath temple dedicated to Lord Rama and Mata Sita is can be seen. This sacred kund has a great religious significance. During the trip to Rishikesh, tourists visit in this sacred kund and do the bath. The Rishikund is one of the main religious centres of attraction in Rishikesh.


How To Reach :-

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

Rishikund is located at a distance of about 2 km from Rishikesh bus stand.

Best Time To Visit :-

The journey of Rishikund can be done throughout the year, but the best time to visit here is between the months of October to April. Travelling here in these months is the best and enjoyable. During the winter season, the weather of here is cold. Due to cold in the winter season, the temperature of here goes down very much. Due to heavy rains in the rainy season, it is a bit difficult to travel of here because of rains.

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