Ram Jhula Rishikesh , Uttarakhand

Like its sibling Lakshman Jhula, the Ram Jhula is a relatively new addition to Rishikesh. Ram Jhula was built in 1986 and is an iron suspension bridge over the river of Ganges (Sacred River of Hindus) and situated at Muni Ki Reti in Rishikesh of Uttarakhand. The bridge is similar in design and using same technology but bigger than the more popular Lakshman Jhula. Travellers can get amazing view of Ganges from the Ram Jhula and click amazing pictures of boats floating on it.

The beautiful scenes, many temples, and ashrams on the banks of the river, tourists rafting over the river Ganga, the devotees crossing the river Ganga on boats etc. make Ram Jhula Rishikesh a best scenic site. Thousands of visitors visit Ram Jhula every day, due to its ancient importance, religious sanctity, many temples and ashrams and other tourist sites close to Ram Jhula along with popular restaurants of Chotiwala.

Early in the morning this place is best for Yoga and Meditation. Because Rishikesh is the World Yoga Capital, so doing yoga here brings happiness to the mind. The boat runs in Ram Jhula, which crosses the river to move tourists from one ghat to another. Apart from this, Ram Jhula has a connection with Bollywood too, many Bollywood films have been shot here. There are many shops on both sides of the Ram Jhula from where the visitors can shopping.

Overall the Ram Jhula is a nice experience for any kind of travellers. Ram Jhula about 32 kms from Haridwar City Center and about 15 kms from Rishikesh City Center.

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