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Har ki Pauri

Upper Road, Haridwar 249401, India
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Har Ki Pauri Haridwar : Haridwar is one of the most ancient pilgrimage centers in India that has been reverence from times immemorial. Hari means (Lord/God) and Dwar means Gateway. Hence Haridwar means Gateway to the Lord. According to the India mythology, it is one of the four places where drops of elixir, Amrita accidentally spilled over from the pitcher or Kumbha, in which it was being carried away by the celestial bird Garuda, the vehicle of Lord Vishnu. These four spots have today become places where the Kumbh Mela is celebrated every 12 years in succession - Nasik, Ujjain, Haridwar and Allahabad. Millions of devotees and tourist congregate from all over the world to celebrate this celestial event and perform ritualistic bathing on the banks of the river Ganges.
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Upper Road, Haridwar 249401, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited in Oct 2017 with family. Reached after a 3-3.5 hour drive from Delhi. The drive was a pleasant one due to good roads. One can immediately feel the positive vibes and gentle breeze as soon as you get out of the car at Harki...More

Thank Rajshree S
Reviewed 2 days ago

I have been visiting this place ever since childhood and it never ceases to amaze me.this time around there were couple of steel bridges added on which added to the visual clutter.

Thank rajatkant
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the place where river Ganges touches the plains first. Considered as one of the most sacred and holy places. The flowing water is fierce and has under water current at a few places. Children and old aged must be assisted properly when they...More

Thank jpraman63
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the holy place where you can take a dip in the Holy Ganga. There are many spots where you can have a dip and ensure that you carry towels and other stuff. Be wary of the priests .

Thank tauruskvs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is where Ganges is at its full force in Haridwar city. Quiet place at Ghats though careful from local touts who pester you to do offerings and prayers but then try to extort money. Dangerous area for non swimmers do not cross the areas...More

Thank Shailesh N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As I came with my family in my friend's marriage so I thought that this is the best time to go to har ki pauri. I went there with my family in the evening as it was the time of arti I felt that we...More

Thank Ranjeet k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place ,lot of religious activities ,you can take a holy bath and experience a beautiful Ganga Arati in the evening.

Thank KoleyA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bit crowded and a little commercial in nature. Be prepared to come across people who bother you for donations and shopkeepers who insist that you feed the poor. But minus these, it is a good place. Much cleaner now.

Thank AmiShah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a ghat on river Ganga visited by Lord Shiva in the ancient times. His foot prints are present here. River Ganga is worshipped here. The evening aarti is a very devotional and enchanting experience. Hymns are sung in praise of mother Ganga which...More

Thank rajani k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It dose not matter in what God you believe - this place is peaceful and powerful, I visit that place twice for now and I hope I will come there again it is free of charge, but you need to pay to shoes keeper

Thank Ekaterina B
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Sourav B
27 October 2017|
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Response from bigbeast007 | Reviewed this property |
I would say Hotel Suryodaya
Being S
14 September 2017|
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Response from Neha S | Reviewed this property |
Hotels and lodges at this place are bit over priced, find place near chitra talkies lane. We get electric auto at 5-10 Rs for Har ki Pauri and back through out.... don't forget to bargain at lodges here expect a negotiation... More
12 June 2017|
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Response from Bhanu U | Reviewed this property |
You can reach Haridwar and visit Har ki Pauri.. Priests are available there to facilitate you for Visarjan on various Ghats