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About Rishikesh

 

Rishikesh is town in the Dehradun District of Uttarakhand state in India.Rishikesh has spectacular view of jungle-clad hills. Rishikesh has also confluence of River Ganges and Chandrabhaga. The glorious attraction of Rishikesh is none other than the great river Ganges herself, running rapidly throughout the city. In the ancient time and still so many yogis, rishis, sages and sannyasis attracted to Rishikesh to practice yoga in this peaceful location. Since then, Rishikesh has known as an abode of sages. Rishikesh is a holy town with so many Ashrams and it is famous for the yoga world wide. Rishikesh is now world famous as a Yoga Capital of the world.Rishikesh is also known as gateway to the Char Dham. Char Dham is four popular holy temples on the hills (Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri) Thousands of people attracted every year to Rishikesh for spiritual relief, peace, learn yoga, adventure and to take a dip for salvation.

Eating Out  
 

Food in Rishikesh:
Roti Indian bread (Naan, Tandoori Roti and Chapati are its options).
Paratha: Paratha is India flat bread generally stuffed with potato and paneer.
Paneer: Cottage cheese.,  Dal: Lentils.,  Pulao Rice cooked with spices and vegetables.
Kofta: Similar to meatball but vegetarian.,  Dosa: Similar to crepe or thin pancake made from Rice and black lentils),    Vegetables: Aaloo (Potato), Mattar (Peas) and Palak (Spinach)
Popular Snacks in RishikeshChat, Panipuri, Jalebi, Kachori, Samosa, Chow mein
Popular Drinks in RishikeshLassi (A yogurt drink generally mixed with fruits and other stuff), Chai Tea (Masala Chai Tea with special spices) and Various Fruit Juices.

 
Shoping  
 

Every tourist wants some special souvenirs of the trip for their family, friends or relatives. Rishikesh has so many varieties for Shopping. Here in markets you can get gems, jewelry, precious and semi precious stones, cloths, idols, rudraksh, spiritual books and other spiritual items. Laksman Jhula (Tapovan), Ram Jhula, Swarg Ashram and main market are major shopping areas.

 
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