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also known as:
Hrishikesh, Rushikesh, Hrushikesh
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Location Type: Destination
SInce the 1960s, when the Beatles stayed there in an ashram, Rishikesh has grown in popularity as a place for holisitic therapies, medicines, and practices, and is often referred to as the yoga capital of the world. Rafting is also popular on the River Ganges, and there are more than enough shops selling goods and services to meet the needs of the most discerning spiritual traveller.


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