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Visit Places In Rishikesh

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Located near the foot of the Himalayas in the Indian state of Uttrakhand, Rishikesh is the7th largest city in India. It is also called as the “Gateway to the Garhawl Himalayas”. The town is a famous tourist spot and also a major pilgrimage spot for the Hindus.

Triveni Ghat
Triveni Ghat
. A confluence of three holy important Rivers the Ganges, the Yamuna and the Saraswathy, is a most revered sacred bathing spot in Rishikesh and is situated on the banks of Ganges River. It is of belief that those who take a dip in water at this ghat washes away all the sins and purifies the soul and will have salvation, a relief from all sins carried out; the water here has the power to purify them.

Trayambakeshwar Temple
Trayambakeshwar Temple
, On the east bank of the Ganges at Lakshman Jhula Bridge, is 13 stories high, with different deities throughout.

Bharat Mandir
Bharat Mandir
Built by Adiguru Shankra Charya around 12th century, Bharat Mandir is situated in the heart of the old town on the banks of the Ganges. The Inner sanctum of the temple has the idol of Lord Vishnu, carved out of a single Saligram.

Lakshman Jhula -
Lakshman Jhula
– Laxman Jhula – Laxman Jhoola, – is a 450 feet long an iron suspension bridge situated in Rishikesh in Indian state of Uttarakhand. Lakshman Jhula is one of the most prominent landmarks at Rishikesh. It is made over river Ganges to cross the river and is a landmark of Rishikesh. It is said that Lakshman crossed Ganges on jute ropes between the place where this bridge is built. Lakshman Jhula was built in 1939. There are spectacular views from the bridge.

shopping
Shopping
– The bazaars of Rishikesh are a shopper’s paradise. Here you can buy beautiful wall paintings and wooden furniture to give your home a rustic haveli look.

neer-garh-waterfall
Neer Garh Waterfall
: A lovely waterfall at the end of a 20-minute hike that starts 2km north of Lakshman Jhula.

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