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Ram Jhula, Rishikesh

Ram Jhula is a suspension bridge in the holy city of Rishikesh which is very popular among the tourists. The bridge is crossed by a number of people to reach the other side of the river Ganga where there are some famous temples of the city and many other locations where the tourists love to visit. The bridge gives a beautiful view of the river and the city.


There are a lot of locations for the tourists to see after crossing the bridge. There is also a market located near the bridge where there are motor boats that take tourists and locals to cross the river enjoying from a very close look of the river Ganga. You can go from the motor boat and return by the bridge or do the opposite whatever is more convenient.


History:
The legendary stories related to Lord Ram’s younger brother in the ancient time makes his existence obvious and this is why when one bridge was named after his brother Lakshman there was another suspension bridge built in the city which is named after Lord Ram.

How to Reach

One can take the public transport that is a shared auto (Vikram) or book an Auto to reach the market area located near the bridge and then walk down to the bridge for crossing the river.