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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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Har Ki puri - Generally known for holly place for hindu. You will find lot of pandas to do kiriya work at Har ki puri. Place is excellent but pandas ask for lot of money to do and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Har Ki puri - Generally known for holly place for hindu. You will find lot of pandas to do kiriya work at Har ki puri. Place is excellent but pandas ask for lot of money to do and we can negotiate to any extent.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

very holi and calm experince .its one of the oldest cities in the world.and her ki paudi is superb .

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Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

This is main attraction of Haridwar due to famous Ganga Aarati in Evening. A part of Ganga River is converted in to Haridwar city. Though it is part of Gange yet heavy flow of River is here. Ghat of Gange is constructed with stones and making steps on both side and a big area is created for public at Har... More 

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Chandigarh, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Gauri Ghat... separate enclosure for females... Get in flow with Ganga Maa... Connect with holiness... Take care of your clothes & bags to avoid any incident...

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rajkot
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

There are many stalls for food but "Mohanji Puri wale" is the best. Evening Aarti is worth attending between 5 to 7pm

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Navi Mumbai, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It is the most important place in Haridwar but it is sad that the Ganges at this point is the most polluted. No shower rooms and toilets made. So many people go for the holy dip, wish there were some shower rooms for all with toilets and enough changing rooms. Faith has been converted into business as there are so... More 

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Haridwar, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The place is always full of tourists even during winter. The outside temperature was cold but inside the holy Ganga, the water was very good. The shoe stand needs improvement along with repair of stairs to Ganga.

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Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I was in Haridwar and the Har Ki Pauri was an obvious destination. The sun shone bright on the head most of the day, and yet the water was cool as ever. There is hardly a time, when you won't find people taking bath at the Ghat (river side). For Hindus it is a spiritual affair, but it is indeed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

one of my friend made a plan to visit haridwar for the purpose of performining certain type of rituials during the month of april. it was overnight journey from delhi to reach haridwar. we were short of money but high on spirt, we rented a dharmsala and decided to visit " har ki pauri" in the morning. he has really... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Har ki pauri is a great place to visit. The ghat is little crowdy. All the tensions went away in just one time bath in ganga water. Awesome feeling...

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