Places to Visit in Rishikesh | Home of Yoga, Meditation & Ayurved
Places to Visit in Rishikesh city makes it best holiday destination not only for Indian but tourist from all over the world come here whole year because of its combination of adventure sports, nature ans peace. Rishikesh Gateway to the Himalayan Range of mountains towards hills of Uttarakhand. Rishikesh is known as center of Yoga, Meditation and Ayurveda because of rich cultural and traditional background of city.
Places to Visit in Rishikesh
Lakshman Jhula, built in year 1939 is main attraction of city from that time only, although there are many beautiful and adventure places to visit in Rishikesh. Lakshman Juhla is a 143.25 m long swinging bridge hanging 70 feet above Ganga river. One of the best places to visit in Rishikesh, a motor-able bridge which is open only for walking and enjoy flow of Ganga river on the swinging bridge.
Neelkanth Mahadev Temple
Neelkanth Mahadev Temple located at an altitude of 1,675 m (5,495.5 ft) above sea level. It is a holy shrine for Hindus dedicated to Lord Shiva where he drank “halahala” (the Venom), which is the churning out of ocean created by which is created by Devas and Asuras in fight of getting “Amrita” (elixir of lofe).
Jumping Height provides best adventure activities like of Bungee Jumping, Zip line, Gaint swing and many more. Adventure sport places to visit in Rishikesh is the one which attracts huge tourist towards it.
Every evening at 6:30 pm river huge Hindu pilgrims performs Ganga Aaarti dedicated to Goddess Ganga at Triveni Ghat. Situated on bank of Ganga river Triveni Ghat is most holy place for Hindus in Rishikesh is the end point of Uttarakhand Choti Char Dham Yatra circuit. Thousands of pilgrims dip in Ganga river here daily for its blessings.
Parmarth Niketan Ghat
Parmarth Niketan was created by the Pujya Maharaj, Swami Shukdevanand Ji in 1942. With many places to visit to in Rishikesh, with more than thousand rooms it is the largest ashram in city of meditation. Parmarth Niketan is located on bank of Ganga River where Hindu pilgrims can stay on there visit to Rishikesh.
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