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Rishikesh is a holy city on the banks of the River Ganges. This holy city, a part of Dehradun district is called the Devbhoomi and is considered as the doorway to the Himalayas. Located in the foothills of the Himalayas, this place......Read more on Rishikesh


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Lakshman Jhula, Rishikesh
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Lakshman Jhula, which was built in 1939, is a suspension bridge, which is 450 ft long.  In early 1889, this jhula was a hanging jute bridge, which was later rebuilt into suspended iron bridge. The jhula was named after Shri Ram's younger brother Lakshman because it is... Read More »
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Haridwar, Rishikesh
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Haridwar, known as one of the seven sacred places of the Hindus and depicts civilization and culture of India. It literally means the Gateway to God and is well known for its temples and other religious place. Situated at a distance of 18 km from Rishikesh, the destination is... Read More »
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Shivpuri, Rishikesh
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Shivpuri is situated 19 km away from Rishikesh, on the National Highway between Rishikesh and Patisira. As the name suggests, Shivpuri is the abode of Lord Shiva and is renowned for its temple. Apart from this, Shivpuri offers various opportunities for indulging in sports... Read More »
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Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh
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Parmarth Niketan, which is situated in Rishikesh, is one of the oldest ashrams. The ashram is located on the banks of sacred Ganga River. It is famous for its Hawan on the ghat of Parmarth and Ganga Aarti that takes place daily in the morning and evening. The ashram also... Read More »
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Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Rishikesh
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Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is a popular temple of Lord Shiva, which is situated at the height of 1330 m. The temple lies amidst the valleys of Manikoot, Brahmakoot and Vishnukoot. Located at the confluence of the rivers Pankaja and Madhumati, this temple is bound by dense... Read More »

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