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Har ki Pauri

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Address: Upper Road, Haridwar 249401, India
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Har Ki Pauri (Hindi: हर की पौड़ी) is a famous ghat on the banks of the...

Har Ki Pauri (Hindi: हर की पौड़ी) is a famous ghat on the banks of the River GANGA in Haridwar in Uttarakhand state of India. This authentic hindu place is the major landmark of the holy city of Haridwar. Literally, "Har" means "Lord Shiva" who is one Super God(Mahadeva), in Hindu theology, "Ki" means "of" and "Pauri" means "steps". Means "Steps to Lord Shiva". It is Beleived Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu have visited the Brahmakund in Har Ki Pauri in the Vedic times. There is a large footprint said to belong to Lord Vishnu on a stone wall.

It is believed that it is precise spot where the Ganges leaves the mountains and enters the plains. Har ki pauri is also the area where thousands of pilgrims converge and the festivities commence during the Kumbha Mela, which takes place once every (12)twelve years, and the Ardh Kumbh Mela, which takes place after every (6)six years and the Punjabi festival of Vaisakhi, a huge harvest festival occurring in the month of April, every year.

We Welcome you to Visit Haridwar, and Provide us a chance to serve you with best of the best services in all terms to let you experience a perfect Visit to this Holy Place - Haridwar.

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Hindu religious extravaganza

Firstly I am not religious but decided to go to experience the spectacle. Get there by 5.30pm When u reach there u need to deposit ur footwear and enter bare feet which may be... read more

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Firstly I am not religious but decided to go to experience the spectacle. Get there by 5.30pm When u reach there u need to deposit ur footwear and enter bare feet which may be difficult on cold days A lot of people just went straight and sat on the steps but I suggest u go to ur left and when... More 

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I had traveled this place many times. I like this place very much. Every Hindu wishes to bath here in Ganga river. This place is always full of crowd even day or night. Ganga aarti of this place is worth visit.

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Kolkata, India
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Each evening at sunset priests perform Ganga Aarti here, when lights are set on the water to drift downstream. A large number of people gather on both the banks of river Ganges to sing its praises. The priests hold large fire bowls in their hands, the gongs in the temples at the Ghat start ringing and the chants flowing out... More 

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We went to Har ki Pauri in October first week. Its one of the popular locations of Kumbha Mela. When we reached there after 7 pm, the Ganga was still seen lit with 'Aarti'.The area is criss-crossed with bridges over the river. The colurful cans meant for taking the water from the Ganga are seen in front of every wayside... More 

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It is a must visit place at Haridwar thronged by devotees both in the morning and evening particularly during Aarti time.Any one going to haridwar should visit this place . The place has many ghats to take bath . Ganga is very clean at this place with a very good flow

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Beautiful place to view the Ganga Aarti. The river is in its purest form coming to this place. Serene pictures to capture. A must visit for everyone.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very serene and of course very clean now. For holy dip choose some other ghat like Prempuri ashram,which are more isolated and clean. Can spend the whole evening here and watch Ganga Arti at 5 30 pm .

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Feet dipping in Ganga at Har ki pauri is a great experience while in Haridwar. A must for all visitors.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Har Ki Pauri is a beautiful ghat along the Ganges.And if you visit Haridwar but forget to visit Har Ki Pauri then I think your journey is incomplete. People come here to do pooja and other rituals.People take a dip in Ganges to clean their sins as per the Hindu tradition. Ghat was well maintained and the water flow is... More 

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As in all cultural and spiritual sites in India.. it heartily welcomes tourism and the best thing it does to the mind and body by the climate at any time of the year..

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