Lakshman Jhula

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    Location: 48GH+HVP, Lakshman Jhula, Laxman Jhula, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249302, India

    Estimated Visiting Time: 30 Minutes to 1 hour

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    Lakshman Jhula is one of the famous bridges in Rishikesh and this bridge is across the river Ganges, located 5 kilometers northeast of the city of Rishikesh in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. This bridge is the iconic landmark of Rishikesh and a large bridge 2 kilometers downstream from Lakshman Jhula is Ram Jhula


    Lakshman Jhula is one of the best places to visit in Rishikesh and many Temples and famous markets have also sprung up in the vicinity of the Jhula and also making it a particularly renowned attraction of Rishikesh. 

    You can also enjoy nice views From this Jhula and that’s the best part of this part. That’s so refreshing and relaxing. The sunrise and sunset views from this Jhula are another level of beauty.

    In this Jhula, there are so many nearby attractions and these are:

    1. Rajaji National Park.

    2. Neelkanth Mahadev Temple.

    3. Parmarth Niketan Ashram.

    4. A to Z Fashion.

    5. The Beatles Ashram, Rishikesh. 

    6. Shantikunj Gayatri Parivar.

    7. GumKhal.

    8. Chilla Range.

    9. Khirsu Pauri.

    10. Surkanda Devi Temple.


    Crowd of hindu pilgrims crossing the Laksman Jhula Bridge to celebrate Kumbh Mela in Haridwar, Rishikesh India.

    Legends said that the Hindu deity Lakshman crossed the Ganges on the jute ropes where the bridge is built. This jhula was completed in 1929.  On November 5th,2020 this bridge is restricted to pedestrian access and is set to be closed permanently when a replacement bridge is built parallel to it.

    Inside/Outside Views

    Beautiful Ram Jhula Bridge and Ganga river taken in Rishikesh, India.

    This jhula is a suspension bridge about 450 ft long and the entire Bridge is made of iron and situated at a height of 70 ft from the river. This jhula is one of the most prominent landmarks in Rishikesh. This jhula, It’s beautiful tourists find it a thrilling experience to cross the lazily swimming bridge that gives a pictorial overview of the surrounding landscape. You can enjoy the view of the Ganga river standing over this bridge.

    Opening Hours

    5.00 am to 10.00 pm is the visiting time of this place.

    Entry & Others Fees

     There are no entry fees for this place. It’s free of cost for all types of visitors.

    How to Reach

    By air: The nearest airport to this place is Dehradun Airport. You can easily reach this place by air.

    By rail: Rishikesh railway station is the nearby station this place. So after reaching the Rishikesh railway station, you can take a taxi or cab to get to this place.

    By road: By road is the best way to visit this place. You can hire a car to reach this place directly or take a bus to reach Rishikesh. After getting to the Rishikesh bus stand you can take a taxi or cab to Lakshman Jhula.

    Tips for Travellers

    You must carry your necessary things.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes, it’s safe.

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes, photography is allowed in this place and there is no charge for this photography and videography also.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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