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Laxman Jhula

Rishikesh, India
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Ranked #5 of 20 attractions in Rishikesh
Type: Bridges
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

Lakshman jhula is a hanging bridge which is suspending on the river ganga by the support of ropes and cables, which is narrow and highly suspended . Watching river ganga from the bridge is very thrilling, as bridge swings a bit.Watch out for the monkeys trying to grab whatever stick out of your backpack

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Noida, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

I had visited Laxman Jhula with my parents as a kid. Came here this time after decades and it was very nostalgic. Feeding the fishes in Ganges, souvenir stores and interesting food as well.

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Panaji, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

the bridge which is narrow and highly suspended and moves while your walking is the main crossing from both sides of the river for all life including humans and animal and scooters the views from the bridge are awesome when you look down ,under you people are water rafting and just the general views and panarama are stunning this place... More

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Delhi, inda
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

It's just a bridge to cross the river. The only thing is that it's a hanging bridge which is suspending on the river ganga by the support of ropes and cables. It's too crowded and busy. Watching river ganga from the bridge is very thrilling, as bridge swings a bit.

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paris
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Amazing atmosphere across the Lakshman jhula; ghats, numerous restaurants and cafés, tiny shops selling curios & artefacts, views on both banks of the Ganges, New Age tourists, yogis and spiritual seekers. Watch out for the monkeys trying to grab whatever stick out of your backpack !

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Chennai
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

The name conjures mystical visions--but this is a very ordinary chain/rope bridge across the river Ganges---the access from both sides being so clumsy, crowded, and dirty, and so thickly populated with petty shops, vendors, and so on. Hygiene certainly takes a back-seat !

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Loved it, so many options, yoga classes, market stalls with jewellery, yoga pants, clothing, souvenirs, tibetan bowls, scarfs, cafes, book stores, palm reader, astrologers. A lovely walk full of colour and chaos and harmony!

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Burlington, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

It is quite high up, and I'm terrified of bridges. Trying to navigate beside cows and motorcycles and monkeys shaking the wires makes it quite scary. Needed to be done:) Glad I saw it.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

This is one of the engineering marvels of the World. The swinging bridge made more than hundred years ago, is still giving service to the pilgrims.

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

see if you have to. but dont expect anything out of it. with two wheeler plying on it, it is not the best place to be in.

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