Timings : 5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Time Required : Less than 1 hour
Entry Fee : No entry fee
Note : As of July 20, 2019, this bridge is only accessible for pedestrians and both sides are blocked to prevent vehicles. A replacement bridge is getting built next to this bridge due to its deteriorating condition.
The Lakshman Jhula is a famous hanging bridge across the river Ganga that connects two villages, Tapovan in the Tehri Garhwal district and Jonk in the Pauri Garhwal district. Located 5 kilometres to the northeast of the town Rishikesh in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, the entire bridge is made up of iron, is 450 feet long and is situated at the height of 70 feet from the river. The Lakshman Jhula is well-known amongst tourists because it is believed that Lord Lakshman, the younger brother of Lord Rama, had crossed the river Ganga at this same site, where the bridge now majestically stands for all to see.
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