Hanuman Mandir

Hanuman Mandir (Temple) located at Maya Kund, this temple was erected in 1924 by Swami Ramdas alias Oriya Baba. It draws a large number of devotees every Tuesday - the day traditionally fixed for Hanuman worship.

Another important Hanuman Temple is at Sivanandnagar. Other important temples in Rishikesh include the Pushkar Temple, the Venketshwara Temple and the two 'modern' temples across the Ganga at Lakshman Jhoola. One of these temples is an imposing 13-storeyed structure with many smaller temples in each storey.

A temple which has come up on the right bank of Ganga has arguably the world's biggest Shiva Lingam.