Rishikesh (Yoga City) is one of the beautiful city of Uttarakhand State. Rishikesh is mainly known For its beautiful location and Yoga.It became the Yoga Capital Of the World. Every year Millions of tourists around the world comes here to learn Yoga and to explore this awesome city of Uttarakhand State. Yoga City is located at the bank of Holy river Ganga. This city is having huge Rush of tourists all around the year. Here are many opportunities of Business and Tourism. Many people use to come here but they don’t know what are the places to visit in Rishikesh ? So here we are providing you Best Places to Visit In Rishikesh, Things To Do In Rishikesh with their Photos and how to reach there. Rishikesh is the only city in India from where you ca get certification in Yoga to Open a yoga center and this is the reason people around the world comes here to get certification in Yoga. Rishikesh is one of the most visited tourist place in Uttarakhand as well as India. now a days it became best place for Trekking, Rafting , Bungee jumping and Air Safari also so we can say it is worth place for Adventure sports lover, Nature lovers, Photographers, Explorers and Yoga lovers. Below we are mentioning some worth places to visit in Rishikesh.
Best Places to Visit in Rishikesh (Yoga City)
As we have mentioned above that Rishikesh is one of the best tourist place of India as well as Uttarakhand. There are many reasons behind the popularity of Rishikesh. First reason is that it is one of the oldest holy place of India. Meaning of Rishikesh is “The God of senses Vishnu“. RIshikesh is the gateway of Garhwal Himalayas. Char Dham (Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri, Yamunotri) tours also start from here. Now when we comes to the Best places to Visit in Rishikesh (Yoga City) then they are Laxman Jhula, RamJhula, Trivenighat, Trayambakeshwar Temple, Parmarthniketan, Shivpuri, Beatles Ashram, Manikoot Dham, Rajaji National Park etc. List of places with their photos and description is given below.
Laxman Jhula -:
Laxman Jhula is one of the most visited place in Yoga capital of the world. It is a Suspension bridge build over holy river Ganga. It was constructed by U.P P.W.D during 1927-1929. length of lakshman jhula is 450 feet .It is connecting Pauri district with Tehri district. During the evening tourists use to walk over this beautiful suspension bridge and enjoy the Sun set view and cool air. You can easily reach here by vikram or Auto service.
Trayambakeshwar Temple (Multi Storey Temple )
Trayambakeshwar temple is another center of Attraction in Rishikesh Yoga City. It is a multi Storey temple dedicated to Shiva/Bholenath/Shivji. It is just behind laxman Jhula. It is popularly known as tera manjil Temple. In every Storey of this temple there are idols of different Hindu Deities and in the last floor there is a Shiva Linga. Top Floor of this temple provide the mesmerizing view of Holy river Ganga and Laxman Jhula. if you are planning to visit the world capital of yoga then you must visit this temple once. For more photos and history of this temple click on Trayambakeshwar Temple Photos, History, Travel Guide
Triveni Ghat is located at the bank of river Ganga. It is considered one of the holy places in Rishikesh so pilgrims use to take bath here on the river. It is believed that all sins will release if you take a dip of bath in Triveni Ghat. Early in the morning many people use to do Yoga in this bank of river Ganga. Aarti is done every day in the evening which is a must see thing in Rishikesh. Aarti Ceremony is pleasing to eyes Which is done by many Priest and many people participate in it.
Ramjhula is another suspension bridge build over holy river Ganga. It is longer than laxman Jhula. It is located near to Parmarth Niketan. Its lenght is 450 feet which gives very pleasant during walking on it. It was built in 1986. It is one of the most visited place in Rishikesh.
Beatles Ashram is center of attraction of all Foreign Tourists as well as Indian. As we all know that Beatles is one of the music band around the world so here is an interesting story of Beatles band. In 1967 There were many internal problems in This world wide popular music band then they decide to come Rishikesh for meditation and Yoga. When they came to Here they met with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. He teaches them many things related to life and meditation so they considered them as their Guru. It is believed that at that time This music band was in loss but after coming here and learning things from Maharshi Mahesh Yogi they performed well. They performed and wrote many hit songs from Here. Every year thousands of people around the world visit this place. Many time it is closed by Government but now a day tourists can visit here by taking a ticket from gate.
Things to Do in Rishikesh
Earlier RIshikesh was only known as a religious place and for Yoga but now it is developed for many things like river rafting and adventure sports. Rishikesh is best place for Camping, Yoga lovers, Water sports lover, Adventure sports lover, Trekkers and Explorers. Camping and River rafting is most famous thing in Rishikesh. Bungee Jumping sports is also available here for the people who don’t fear from Height. Rishikesh is the first place in India where bungee jumping is done. River rafting is done by thousands of tourists in summer season. It starts from Shivpuri where you can do camping also on the bank of river ganga. Below we are providing you a table where there are number of Things to do in Rishikesh
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|7|| Rock Climbing
Conclusion RIshikesh Yoga city
So above we have mentioned Best Places to Visit In Rishikesh and Things to do in Rishikesh. We hope this post will help you if you are planning to visit here. For more information and more photos of here you can freely contact us at any time by filling our contact us forum. Here are many other places also which we didn’t mention above like Manikoot Dham it is also a multi storey temple near parmarth Niketan. Here are many Ashrams in Rishikesh. Rajaji national park is also coonected with rishikesh so yiu can enjoy the jungal safari here and do wildlife photography etc. If you have any query related to Rishikesh Yoga city and Places to visit , Things To Do Then comment below so that we can help you.