Lakshman Jhula

Lakshman Jhula (Hindi: लक्ष्मण झूला) is an iron suspension bridge situated in Rishikesh in Indian state of Uttarakhand . It is made over river Ganges to cross the river and is a landmark of Rishikesh. A similar bridge near Lakshman Jhula is Ram Jhula

It is said that Lakshmana crossed Ganges on jute ropes between the place where this bridge is built.[1] Lakshman Jhula was built in 1939.[2] There are spectacular views from the bridge.

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Coordinates: 30°7′34.9″N 78°19′47.6″E / 30.126361°N 78.329889°E / 30.126361; 78.329889

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