Places To Visit
Built by Adiguru Shankra Chrya around 12th century, Bharat mandir is
situated in the heart of the old town on the Banks of the Ganges. The Inner
sanctum of the temple has the idol of lord Vishnu, carved out of a single
Saligram. In the inner canopy above the idol is shree yantra installed by
Adi Sankraya Charya.
Close to Trivenighat is the most ancient place, the Rishikund. Ancient
records relate this to Kubz Saint , who was blessed by the Goddess Yamuna by
saturating this pond by its water. The pond reflects the temple of Ragunath
, dedicated to lord Rama and his wife.
The main ghat in the town area where most of the pilgrims take holy dip.
Every evening hundreds of pilgrims attend the Ganga Arti at the Ghat.
This suspended iron bridge was build in 1939 and has been a major
attraction among the tourists. Ram Jhula- The other suspended Iron bridge
was recently constructed between Shivanand Ashram and Sawarg Ashram.
This newly constructed building is famous for its attractive paintings and
statues from the Hindu mythology. Situated just across the Lakshman Jhula.
One can find numerous temples here. This place has the eating joints and
shops where one can do shopping. The beautiful statues in the area mesmerize
Accomodation in Rishikesh
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