Top Places for Art and Cultural Activities in Rishikesh

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Rishikesh is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Rishikesh a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Rishikesh.

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Check the list of top places for art and culture in Rishikesh:

  1. Lakshman Jhula

    #1 of 10 Art and Cultural Attractions in Rishikesh
    Lakshman Jhula

    Tags: Landmark, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    One of the most prominent landmarks in Rishikesh, Lakshman Jhula is a 450 feet iron suspension bridge that connects the two banks of Ganges River. Having a mythological story connected to it, it is be...Read more

  2. The Ram Jhula Bridge

    #2 of 10 Art and Cultural Attractions in Rishikesh
    The Ram Jhula Bridge

    Tags: Landmark, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Ram Jhula is a landmark in Rishikesh and is an iron suspension bridge built over the Ganges that connects the two parts of Rishikesh city.

  3. Neelkanth Mahadev Temple

    #3 of 10 Art and Cultural Attractions in Rishikesh
    Neelkanth Mahadev Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site

    Address: Uttarakhand, India

    Timings: 06:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Situated at a height of 1330 meters and at a distance of around 30 kilometres from Rishikesh, the Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is one the most sacred place of worship and a pilgrimage site for Hindus. As ...Read more

  4. Swarg Ashram

    #4 of 10 Art and Cultural Attractions in Rishikesh
    Swarg Ashram

    Tags: Religious Site, Landmark

    Address: Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

    Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Swarg Ashram is an area in Rishikesh where most of the ashrams and temples are situated. To name a few, Parmarth Niketan Ashram, Geeta Bhavan, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi’s ashram and Samadhi Mandir. ...Read more

  5. The Triveni Ghat

    #5 of 10 Art and Cultural Attractions in Rishikesh
    The Triveni Ghat

    Tags: Religious Site, Water Body

    Address: Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Triveni means a confluence of 3. It is believed that here at Triveni Ghat, the three rivers- Ganga (Ganges), Yamuna and the legendary Saraswati meet. Triveni Ghat is a sacred bathing spot in Rishikesh...Read more

  6. Vashista Goofa

    #6 of 10 Art and Cultural Attractions in Rishikesh
    Vashista Goofa

    Tags: Religious Site, Historical Site

    Address: Haridwar Rishikesh Badrinath Road, Uttarakhand

    Timings: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Situated on the banks of the holy Ganges, Vashista Goofa is a cave temple where it is believed that the great sage Vashista used to meditate. Sage Vashista was one of the ‘Saptarishis’ (Se...Read more

  7. Trayambakeshwar Temple

    #7 of 10 Art and Cultural Attractions in Rishikesh
    Trayambakeshwar Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Near Lakshman Jhula, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand.

    Timings: 06:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    The Trayambakeshwar Temple, also known as the Tera Manzil Temple, is a 13 storied place of worship situated near Lakshman Jhula in Rishikesh. Dedicated to many Hindu gods and goddesses, the presiding ...Read more

  8. Bharat Mandir

    #8 of 10 Art and Cultural Attractions in Rishikesh
    Bharat Mandir

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Architecture

    Address: Main Bazar road, Mayakund, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand.

    Timings: 05:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Reportedly the oldest temple in Rishikesh, the Bharat Mandir was built by Adiguru Shankracharya in the 12th century. The inner sanctum of the temple has an idol of Lord Vishnu carved out of a single S...Read more

  9. Shivpuri

    #9 of 10 Art and Cultural Attractions in Rishikesh
    Shivpuri

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Adventure

    Address: Shivpuri, Uttarakhand

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Situated around 20 kilometres from Rishikesh, Shivpuri is a small town in Uttarakhand. Apart from its renowned Shiva temple, Shivpuri is also known for being a very adventurous river rafting spot....Read more

  10. Beatles Ashram

    #10 of 10 Art and Cultural Attractions in Rishikesh
    Beatles Ashram

    Tags: Religious Site

    Address: Swarg Ashram, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249304

    In the period of 1960’s, the Beatles used to be a world famous band that paid a visit to the Ashram of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in the year 1968 in order to learn transcendental meditation. Since t...Read more

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