Ram Jhula - Things to Know Before Visiting
Swarg Ashram, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249137, India
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About Ram Jhula
Ram Jhula is an iron suspension bridge across the river Ganges, located 3 kilometres north-east from the town Rishikesh in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. The bridge connects the Sivananda Nagar area of Muni Ki Reti in Tehri Garhwal district to Swargashram in Pauri Garhwal district crossing the river from west to east. Built-in the year 1986, the bridge is one of the iconic landmarks of Rishikesh.
Attractions Near Ram Jhula
Parmarth Niketan, is situated in the lap of the green Himalayas along the banks of the river Ganges. With over 1000 rooms, Parmarth Niketan is also the largest ashram in Rishikesh. The ashram offers a comfortable, inspirational environment and uplifts your body, mind and spirit as well as a helps in developing a deeper connection with the Divine. This place has a set timetable that is followed by everyone in the ashram. The day starts with universal morning prayers, yoga, and meditation classes,
Beatles ashram is an ashram close to the north Indian city of Rishikesh in the state of Uttarakhand. It is located on the eastern bank of the Ganges river, opposite the Muni Ki Reti area of Rishikesh, in the foothills of the Himalayas. The ashram gained international attention between February and April 1968 when the English rock band the Beatles studied meditation there, along with celebrities such as Donovan, Mia Farrow and Mike Love.
A suspension bridge across the river Ganges located 5 kilometers (3 mi) north-east of the city of Rishikesh. Lakshman Jhula is a pedestrian bridge that is also used by motorbikes. It is said that the Hindu deity Lakshmana crossed the Ganges on jute ropes where the bridge is built.
Tera Manzil Temple is a famous tourist spot and holy multi-storey temple located on the banks of river Ganga in Rishikesh. Also called up as Trimbakeshwar Temple in Rishikesh, this holy shrine has 13 storeys and each storey has several idols of Hindu Gods and Goddesses.
Triveni Ghat is a ghat situated in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand. It is the biggest and most famous ghat in Rishikesh at the banks of Ganges. Triveni Ghat remains overcrowded with devotees to take ritual baths to get cleansed from their sins. It is believed that the ghat was visited by Lord Krishna when he got hurt by the arrow of Jara – a hunter. Being the most venerated ghat in Rishikesh,
The jade blue Neergarh waterfalls also known as ‘Neer Gaddu’ are located about 5 & 7s km from Lakshman Jhula (Neergarh Waterfall I & II) on Rishikesh-Badrinath highway. These natural waterfalls radiates their empyrean beauty as they tumbles down the rocky cliffs. During summers many tourists visit Neergarh waterfalls to bathe in the cool water of the stream flowing nearby.
Where is Ram Jhula
Discover More Attractions in Tehri Garhwal, Where Ram Jhula Is Located
Tehri Garhwal is on of the sacred hilly districts of Uttarakhand State. Before the creation of universe, Lord Brahma is said to have meditated on this sacred land.