Is Lakshman Jhula in Haridwar?

Is Lakshman Jhula in Haridwar?

Location of Lakshman Jhula Lakshman Jhula is located in Rishikesh ( on the way to Triyambakeshwar temple).

Where is Lakshman Jhula in Rishikesh?

Rishikesh
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In which state Lakshman Jhula is located?

Uttarakhand
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Lakshman Jhula is a suspension bridge across the river Ganges, located 5 kilometres (3 mi) north-east of the city of Rishikesh in the Indian state of Uttarakhand.

Why is Lakshman Jhula famous?

Legend has it that Lord Lakshman crossed the river using just two ropes. To honour this brave act of Lord Lakshman, a 284 feet long hanging rope bridge was built and came to be known as the ‘Lakshman Jhula’. Following this, the eroded jute bridge was replaced by an iron bridge along the same path in 1939.

Why is Ram called Jhula?

As you move upstream against the flow of Ganges from the city of Rishikesh, you come across a huge iron suspension bridge built across the river called the Ram Jhula. Evident by their name the two bridges are named after the Indian gods and mythical characters of Ramayana.

Why it is called Lakshman Jhula?

Legend has it that Lord Lakshman crossed the river using just two ropes. To honour this brave act of Lord Lakshman, a 284 feet long hanging rope bridge was built and came to be known as the ‘Lakshman Jhula’. Until 1889, this particular bridge was used to cross the river.

Is Ram Jhula and Lakshman Jhula same?

Ram Jhula (Hindi: राम झूला) is an iron suspension bridge across the river Ganges, located 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) north-east from the town Rishikesh in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Though similar in design, this bridge is bigger than Lakshman Jhula which is 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) upwards the river stream.

Why is it called Ram Jhula?

Also referred to as the Shivananda Jhula, this suspension bridge across the Ganga river was once just a hanging jute rope across which Lord Rama is said to have crossed the river.