Laxman Jhula Bridge

Rishikesh, UK - 249137

Type: Landmarks
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The Laxman Jhula Bridge is an iconic suspension bridge located in the spiritual town of Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India. Spanning across the mighty Ganges River, the bridge is named after Lord Laxman, the younger brother of Lord Rama in Hindu mythology.

Built in 1929, the bridge is around 450 feet long and offers mesmerizing views of the river and the surrounding hills. Laxman Jhula is not just a means of crossing the river but also holds significant religious and cultural importance. Pilgrims and tourists flock to the bridge to take in the spiritual atmosphere, offering prayers at the various temples and ashrams that line both ends. The bridge connects the bustling areas of Tapovan in the east with the Swarg Ashram in the west, both of which are hubs of yoga, meditation, and spirituality.

Visitors can walk or ride scooters and motorcycles across the bridge, experiencing the vibrant energy of Rishikesh. However, it's important to note that Laxman Jhula is a pedestrian bridge, and vehicular traffic is not allowed on it.

Besides this landmark, there is one more landmark listed in Rishikesh. There's also fourteen attractions listed in this city in other categories. You will find the exact location of Laxman Jhula Bridge on the map above.

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