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The Beatles Ashram

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Address: Rishikesh, India
Phone Number: 1-+91-9872964291
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Memory lane

Its a mystery to find this place... So ill just tell u how 1. Crossover by ram jhula towards swarg ashram. Turn ryt nd follow the road till its end. Ull find it wen the road ends... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

Its a mystery to find this place... So ill just tell u how 1. Crossover by ram jhula towards swarg ashram. Turn ryt nd follow the road till its end. Ull find it wen the road ends. 2. Some idiots hav barricaded d door. Pay dem 50 rs to enter. 3. Go up to another gate and den start exploring... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I really enjoyed it here and some of the artwork is great. Just watch out for the vile policeman with a scar who demands money. I see from other posts he has recruited others to take money at the gate. Namaste

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Superb and peaceful place. must visit place. scenic beauty around the place is amazing . to reach here is quite difficult but the peace u find here is beautiful

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

A great place to hang out. I filmed a music video here and really really loved it. Met nice people and visited many times. Unfortunately the opportunistic individuals that open the gate steal (bakshish) from foreigners and charge an entrance fee even though they will not give you a receipt to prove that it is an entrance fee and claim... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

A hundred rupee entry baksheesh will get you through the gate of this now largely derelict ashram with ghosts of the sixties lingering in the strangest of meditation cells and domes. It must have been remarkable in its day with hundreds of people staying there but now it looks sad and neglected. A must see for fans of the Beatles... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I'm so glad I came here. It was like a trip back in time. I wouldn't have been surprised to run into John Lennon. I actually like that it's not been turned into an institutional government run tourist trap museum. One can take a peaceful ramble through the abandoned buildings without being hustled by tour guides.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

a must place for Beatles Fans.Though in shambles because of Govt apathy,it still gives you an inkling of what it would have been in the days bygone

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

A mecca for die hard Beatle fans. This is where the Fab Four stayed, with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in the 1960s. On the banks of the ganga, near Ram Jhula it is where they learnt the Sitar & Transcendental Meditation. The authorities plan to convert it into a public museum. Work not yet started.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

A quirky overgrown and under-cared for icon that's difficult to find. Bad taste graffiti and no maintenance ruin what could be an immense tourist attraction. There should be more info about the various buildings. Guard at the entrance says the place is not accessible. Then asks for INR100. I got in for INR50. It could be a icon, but it's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

It was very nice getting to know the place where the Beatles spend some time in the sixties. Really exciting! the place has a quirky atmosphere and worth a visit, even if it is not so easy to find!

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