rishikesh is the Best travelling place to visit in India. It is situated in the foothills of Himalaya in northern India. it is called as the “Gateway to the Garhwal Himalaya”.It is covered by the three districts such as Tehri Garhwal, Pauri Garhwal, and Haridwar. It is the most prominent pilgrimage town in India. it is related to one of the best pious places of Hindus. it is also called as the YogNagri because of its holiest environment. It is very famous for its spiritual environment and it is very prominent places of Hindus. The best attraction of rishikesh is Maa Gange River which is running very fast. In the ancient time and still, rishi kesh is a very attractive place for Saints, Mahatma, Sanyasi for practices of yoga in a beautiful and outstanding environment. rishi kesh is a pious city with has many Ashrams and an attractive temple. In the whole world, rishi kesh is very famous for yoga.rishikesh is also popular as the name of the gateway of Chardham. Chardham is the prominent holiest place of India . in Chardham Yatra includes Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, Yamunotri. every year many people attracted here towards mental peace, spiritual relief and enjoy the outstanding environment of natural beauty. it is very famous for river rafting, camping, trekking, yoga etc.
Beauty Of Rishikesh:
Parmarth Niketan is very famous Ashram in rishikesh. it looks so beautiful. it is located in the area of swarg ashram. it has so many rooms for his devotee and his tourists. it has so many religious statues. every year par Marth Niketan organised an international yoga festival. Every day Ganga aarti is organised at the ghat of an ashram. every year so many people come here and stay in par Marth Niketan because of its fresh and beautiful environment. Many celebrities also visit par Marth Niketan for yoga and enjoy its pleasant environment.
Triveni Ghat is very popular ghat in Rishikesh. it is located in the main market. Triveni Ghat is very vast bathing ghat in rishi kesh. every day so many people bathed in this ghat. this Ghat is famous because of the meeting of three rivers include Ganges, Yamuna, Saraswati. Ghat is constructed in the architecture of steps where people can take bath. Shani Mandir is also located near Triveni Ghat. Due to the meeting of three rivers, this Ghat is the very popular place to take bath.
Neelkanth Mahadev Temple
Neelkanth Temple is very famous Lord Shiva temple in Rishikesh. according to narrative Lord Shiva came here for meditation when he consumed poison during the sea commotion. Lord Shiva larynx became blue coloured due to consuming poison so he is called as the name of Neelkanth Mahadev. many people and devotees visit this temple during Shivratri and Kanwar Mela. The temple is also reached by trekking route and also by swarg ashram route.
Bharat Mandir is the most oldie and most famous temple in Rishikesh.It is situated in the middle of the city. It is specified in Vishnu Puran, Narsingh Puran, and Shrimadbhagwat . in this temple has a small museum.
Gita Bhavan is an ashram which is situated in swarg ashram area. this ashram has many rooms which they are offering here so many visitors at very low cost. the walls of ashram Bhagwat Geeta are written. Here you can also see the entire life of Lord Krishna in this temple.
Lakshman Jhula is a very big jhula. it is 4.5kms far away from Rishikesh. it is said that Lord Lakshman crossed the river by jute string . an ancient bridge was built in 1989 which was destroyed by flood and current bridge was built in 1929.It is very prominent in travellers for shopping and other activities. around the Lakshman jhula, it has so many different shops for buying anything.
Ram Jhula is also similar to the Lakshman jhula. ram jhula is also called as Sivananda jhula. various types of shops are also available here fo shopping. at the one end of ashram Sivananda Ashram, Yog Niketan Ashram, and Omkarnanda Ashram is situated and the other end has Swarg Ashram, Parmarth Niketan etc.
Some other places to visit in rishi kesh such as Bhootnath Temple, Iskon Temple, Raghunath Temple, Swarg Nivas Temple, Chandreshwer Mahadev Temple, Goa Beach, Jungle Vibes etc.