Ram Jhula is a famous landmark place in Rishikesh city. It is an iron suspension bridge over holy river Ganga. Ram Jhula has the length of 450 feet connecting Shivananda Ashram with Swargashram. Ram Jhula also offers a panoramic view of river Ganga and Rishikesh city having number of temples.
Ram Jhula was built by PWD with the help of Shivananda Ashram in 1980. Previously it was a hanging jute ropeway bridge without any pillars. Ram Jhula has attractions like Shivananda Ashram, Swargashram, Beatles Ashram, Yog Niketan, Parmarth Niketan, Geeta Bhawan and many more holy places. There are markets on both sides of the Ram Jhula.
Ram Jhula is located in Rishikesh city and one can reach here by sharing auto. Nearest railway station to reach Ram Jhula is Rishikesh railway station (3 kms) and airport at Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun (22 kms).