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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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The Har-ki-Pauri ghat is well maintained and is easy to take a dip in the Ganges. There are flower sellers and priest to help you with the pinda daan rituals, if you wish.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

The Har-ki-Pauri ghat is well maintained and is easy to take a dip in the Ganges. There are flower sellers and priest to help you with the pinda daan rituals, if you wish.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

The place I have been visiting frequently for bath and Aarti in the evening. Participation and viewing the evening Aarti at Harkipauri is soothing and un forgetful and delightful. The bathing experience at the ghat in itself is great. Another thing I enjoy is watching the flow of water. However, there is big menace of beggars nearby.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

This one of the best places to visit ganga. Ganga is pure here and the location is fantastic. The arti for ganga is excellent site to watch in the evening. The temples and place is great.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Not a peaceful place, but definitely soothing enough.. Beware of beggars and people pretending to be priest.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

It was a great experience at Har ki pauri. The bath with Ganga water will wash all your bad doings. Do visit once.

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Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Its really nice to see the aarti in the evening at Har ki Pauri. Gets pretty crowded though, hence difficult to get a good view if you are not sitting in the front rows.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Nice place to enjoy evening arti. Be careful its too crowed. There are new ghats were you can have holy dip and not much crowded.

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Assam, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

The staircase to heaven. As we say " har har ma hai har base , har har ko har ki aas , har ko har har dhund feeri aur har hai more paas". Yes , if u are there with all your divine sense , i m sure you can meet god in this place. Awesome place.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Certainly it is the best place to visit with family, full of divine enerygy, and ambeince was good. Rishikesh is always considerd the spritual center for Hindusim and visting Rishikesh was especially during the evening aarti was awesome. Thanks to Vedic India Travels.

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Rajkot, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

One of the best place I have enjoyed visiting. If you want peace, take a seat at this place for hours in the evening. Take a darshan of Ganga Aarti in the evening.

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