Rishikesh attractions

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Swarg Niwas & Shri Trayanbakshwar Temple

This 13-storey wedding cake of a temple dominates the east bank of Lakshman Jhula, with dozens of shrines to Hindu deities on each level.
Historic Building in Rishikesh

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram

Just south of Swarg Ashram is what’s left of the original Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram, where the Beatles stayed and apparently wrote much of the White Album. After decades of neglect, the Forest Department has deci…
Hindu Temple in Rishikesh

Neelkantha Mahadev Temple

Follow the dedicated pilgrims who take water from the Ganges to offer at this temple, a 7km, three-hour walk along a forest path from Swarg Ashram. Neelkanth (Blue Throat) is another name for Shiva, who once drank p…
Viewpoint in Rishikesh

Neer Garh Waterfall

A lovely waterfall at the end of a 20-minute hike that starts 2km north of Lakshman Jhula.