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Address: Har ki Pauri | Haridwar, Haridwar 249401, India
Phone Number: +91 98378 48433
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Description: 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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An Ancient Religious Place : Provides Peace and Tranquility

"Har Ki Pairi" or "Har Ki Pauri" as it is called means staircase towards the God. It is situated in Haridwar on the banks of river Ganges. An ancient temples where main attraction... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

"Har Ki Pairi" or "Har Ki Pauri" as it is called means staircase towards the God. It is situated in Haridwar on the banks of river Ganges. An ancient temples where main attraction is "Ganga Aarti". It is an event which is carried out i Dawn and Dusk time. However, Dusk time Aarti is more subscribed for by the tourists.... More 

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Kanpur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

If you are a Hindu, you should go and sit at the shore. Also attend the evening proceedings of Ganga Arti !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The most visited site in Haridwar lives up to its name every evening when whole town gets together to do Ganga aarti. Huge crowds but a fun must see experience. Go early at 6 pm to secure a good seat for the aarti or go and see from opp side near clock tower if you want to avoid crowd. The... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Main attraction here is evning Aarti which happens at 7:30 pm. To attend this aarti ppl sit here before 5 pm. It is worth visiting for 1st time. SOme ppl say it is good to see puja from opposite side, some ppl say it is good to see from side. There are 2 Ganga murti outside har ki pauri. Puja... More 

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Faridabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Had the opportunity to use the vip ghat for darshan and the place is very clean. had to run around to get the necessary clearance for the entry but it was worth it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The first and foremost tourist attraction of Haridwar is Har Ki pauri.Encircled with many small eating joints,temples and of course river Ganga. Large Parking facility is available there.From the parking place itself small shops are lined, selling local stuffs and most importantly blank plastic bottles of various sizes to containers for carrying the holy water of river Ganga.Take a holy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Har Ki Pauri and the Mansa Devi temple nearby are must see attractions in Haridwar. We went to Kar Ki Pauri to see the aarti. It was a bit crowded and overwhelming but thoroughly enjoyed out visit.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Amazing devotees crowd at Har Ki Pauri, especially at the time of Aarti (Evening 7PM to 8PM), Take Holy bath and make yourself happy. Please be part of Evening Aarti (Ganga Aarti)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Hindu wants to go there at least once in there life time. It is said that if you bath there with your spouse you will get god & Holy Ganga blessings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Go down to Har-ki-Pairi ghat at sunset and see the evening Aarti ( religious ceremony giving prayers and offering to the Ganga) Very pretty- with crowds gathered to watch or taking part. The sound of gongs adds to the reverent and chaotic amosphere. We have watched this ceremony in Varanasi , and although it is not fair to compare them,... More 

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Address: Har ki Pauri | Haridwar, Haridwar 249401, India
Phone Number: +91 98378 48433
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttarakhand  >  Haridwar

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