About Ram Jhula Rishikesh
Ram Jhula is a landmark of Rishikesh and best known as a small town in Rishikesh City in Uttarakhand, India. Ram Jhula offers panoramic view of the river Ganga and Green Mountain on the north side that looks like a source of River Ganga and on the south side Rishikesh city that offers amazing views of Sunset. There are some beautiful famous Ashrams like Geeta Bhawan, Permath Ashram, Beatles Ashram and the temples are Lakshmi Narayan, Ganesh Temple. The beautiful Ganga Arti is also carried out every day here In evening time.
In earlier times Ram Jhula was made of Jute Rope (without a pillar). The bridge was created by the local public to cross the River but as the time has changed Government built the iron suspension bridge in 1980 with a span of 450- Feet. At present this Ra Jhula Bridge connects the two main local areas and districts as well those are Swargashram in Pauri Garhwal district and Muni Ki Reti in Tehri Garhwal district. Ram Jhula is located at 3 Kms north uphill from Rishikesh Main Market and 2 Kms before from another Iron bridge Laxman Jhula. Both bridges are quite same in design and iron made, but Ram Jhula is a bit bigger than that.
Here to visit Ram Jhula and know the best nearby tourist attraction you need to hire a local tour guide. This place is an important part of Rishikesh without tours guide you might miss some attractions or important information.
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