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Swarg Ashram

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Address: Rishikesh, India
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Private Day Trip to Haridwar and Rishikesh Day from Delhi
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Swarg Ashram is a unique area full of ashrams and yoga centers. Babas and sadhus are everywhere .Many shops and cafes to choose from..all very affordable. It is right on the Ganga... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Theresa T
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Yoncalla, Oregon

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Yoncalla, Oregon
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Swarg Ashram is a unique area full of ashrams and yoga centers. Babas and sadhus are everywhere .Many shops and cafes to choose from..all very affordable. It is right on the Ganga river and you can walk down the ghats to get to or in the river to swim or pray. It is a special magical spiritual place. Be aware... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The location of Google maps is slightly out, so from the road there is an implication that you going to a tiger safari! This may be more understandable in Hindi, but in English i only see6 the Tigers Game reserve signs The area is large and quite interesting, but not a real must see in my view

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Mumbai, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

It is huge by all standards and is worth a stroll through. Lots of foreigners are present too and its a popular place.

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Thank KhalidNavigator
New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Because I knew Maharishi quite well, I like going to his ashram, even though it hasn't been well preserved. People tend to refer to it as the "Beatle's Ashram", but that's silly as they were only there for a pretty short time and it was never about them. There's still a feeling of peace that permeates the place. Now it's... More 

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Swarg ashram is again one of the oldest and the biggest ashrams in rishikesh, so much so that most of the land is owned by swarg ashram and the entire area/locality around ram jhula is known as swarg ashram area housing other smaller asrams, shops and restaurants.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 332 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

I have been here twice. A few years ago, I was with some friends who have not been to India. We came here and it was already closed to public because it is part of the Rajaji National Forest though it is on the end part, doable to explore. Back then, you have to bribe the guards but sadly, the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I was blown away by how awesome this ashram was. So big and all the abandoned buildings are open for you to explore. Worth it but DO NOT PAY THE 600 RS!! Walk towards the Ganga and follow the little road up, into the forest. It's a small hike, but worth it and makes the experience more exciting!

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Lovely to visit the Ashram that the Beatles frequented in the sixties and a bit offensive to be abused and price gouged by local opportunists that feel the need to charge more than the entrance to the Taj Mahal for a visit... Financially a rip off and an abuse.... but other wise a lovely place... people often just hop the... More 

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Rishikesh, India
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7 reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I was lucky enough to have the whole place to myself, exploring all the abandoned buildings, finding great works of art in hidden corners or displayed throughout big open halls. Go and explore, observe, absorb the energy. Meditate for a while and imagine what was and what occurred all those years ago. Away from the hustle and bustle. Make sure... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

My wife enjoyed shopping at Swargashram for souvenirs and some traditional clothing items like kurta material etc.

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