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Address: Rishikesh, India
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Ancient bridge built across river Ganga.Get nice view from it.

LAXMAN Jhula is the landmark in Rishikesh.Its an oldest and common mode to cross river Ganga.Its too narrow to walk as vehicles keep on passing.One can treasure the ganga view... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

LAXMAN Jhula is the landmark in Rishikesh.Its an oldest and common mode to cross river Ganga.Its too narrow to walk as vehicles keep on passing.One can treasure the ganga view just by standing in the evening.

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Jodhpur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

It is basically a bridge connecting two hills over Ganges. We went to this bridge every time crossing Ganges to go other end. During evening time and it was packed with locals and tourists. My kids really loved the water flow and the views of valleys and the river flowing down. Do plan your trip to this place in early... More 

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Ahmedabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

did not liked that this bridge is being used by the local bikers.should be meant for pedestrians only.

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Finding my way to the bridge, through meandering lanes of Rishikesh, dotted with innumerable cafes, made me realise just one thing. It's totally worth it! A few moments spent, either next to it or over it, made all my woes fizzle out in no time. Just a look of the quaint Ganges flowing by made me feel alive. Given a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Had to drive long way from our hotel to visit this bridge on the Ganga. Regretted not staying near it as there are lovely shops, cafes and temples to visit here. A must visit when in Rishikesh. Do stay nearby so that you can explore this lovely area.

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Augsburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I really like that part of town - much more than the Swarg Ashram Area. There are plenty of nice restaurants and cafés and many alternative people to watch. And it´s nice to walk to the other side of town and back. First I planned to switch to a place near the Parmarth Niketan Ashram, but I´m glad I didn´t.... More 

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rajkot
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Its an old bridge over River Ganga. I should visit this place if he has time. There are many restaurants and ghats on both the sides of the river.

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Navi Mumbai, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Certainly not the laxman jhula that I remember from my childhood. It was not only crowded but the sad part was that we were almost bulldozed by the two way traffic of bikes on the jhula. I was infact very petrified that the bridge would almost give in. Somehow Uttarkhand seemed like a place where rules were made to be... More 

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Erode, Tamil Nadu, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Though it gives a great of the river, the crowds do not adhere to any rules whatsoever. In spite of a prohibition on taking vehicles across the bridge, people take their liberties. There are shops on either side of the bridge where souvenirs can be bought. Also, a number of eateries are there as well. PLEASE MAINTAIN CLEANLINESS WHENEVER YOU... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

If this is really the birthplace of Yoga then it also died here too. Very commercial, full of businessmen pretending to get away from their stressful careers, to set up yoga schools and become Spiritual bullshi**ers! Such a shame, hardly any yoga teachers who were born here still exist and who can blame them. I still really enjoyed my stay... More 

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