Lakshman Jhula, Rishikesh

3.9
Walk across Lakshman Jhula to quickly get from one side of the Ganges River to the other. Before 1939, the only way to cross the river was by a bridge made of jute ropes. As floods happen on a regular basis here, a sturdier construction was needed to withstand the seasonal torrents. At one side of this suspension bridge, you can visit a temple filled with religious paintings and sculptures, while on the other you can explore a shrine known for elaborately carved icons of Hindu deities. The area around the bridge bustles with life, so do not expect any peace and quiet here. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Lakshman Jhula and many more Rishikesh attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Rishikesh travel route planner.
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  • A bridge that allows you to cross the Ganges, apparently nothing extraordinary! What makes the crossing picturesque is to make your way through the crowds, motorbikes, cows lying across the bridge or strolling and trying not to attract pilfering monkeys and sometimes biters.
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  • view is good just over crowded as motorcycles andvscootys also cross through this...A bit scary as it shakes when over crowded  more »
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