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Rishikesh is known as capital of yoga and meditation. It is the gateway to the Chardham Yatra in Uttarakhand. Rishikesh is also a much sought after destination to unwind and relax. Located 24 km from Haridwar and on the way to Shri Badrinath Dham, Rishikesh is located on the banks of the river Ganga.

Rishikesh has been the holy land of sages. The quest for spirituality and to attain Nirvana draws many pilgrims here. Hailed as the Yoga Capital of the World by the Beatels, in the 60s, Rishikesh has come a long way since then. They stayed at the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi’s Ashram and composed numerous songs from here ‘The Happy Rishikesh’ song was also recorded by them in Rishikesh. Even Hollywood celebrity star Kate Winslet visited this place. It is this association + more about Rishikesh

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