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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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Wonderful visit. It was kind of a soul calming experience and the dip was the best.....boy was it cold...brrrr Got a bottle full of gangs jal and fed fishes there

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Wonderful visit. It was kind of a soul calming experience and the dip was the best.....boy was it cold...brrrr Got a bottle full of gangs jal and fed fishes there

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Some people say that Varanasi is the place of black Shiva, and Haridwar is a place of white Shiva :) There could be some truth in it, as Varanasi is grand, but the atmosphere is somehow more "heavy", and in Haridwar you can feel the energy of young Ganga - the aura is light, very fresh and lovely, you feel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

It is situated on the banks of River Ganga and believed as a sacred place for a holy dip. There are no bathing ghats or changing areas available. Every one have their own styles for taking bath in the most in organized way although the inflows are fast, high in this season. Lot of temples Ganga, Kali, Hanuman to name... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is one of the most important ghats on banks of River ganga. Everyone wants to take a holy dip in this water here. So late mornings and afternoons are comfortable to take dips here. Mornings and evenings will be rush. Evening we should go there to have view of harti. there are some other places to visit near to... More 

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Haridwar, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Har ki paudi or har ki paedi is a man made canal made for devotees to bathe in Ganga river and perform rituals. It is true the the water of Ganga river doesn't go bad for years. There will be a lot of devotees even on a non festive day and you will see a lot of pujaris and pundits... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This is the main tourist destination in the city. if ones in Haridwar He/she has to visit Har Ki Pauri... The evening aarti is simple mesmerising.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Beautiful Place where you cut off from outer world... Best part is just seat hear on the bank of river... You 'll forget everything....

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Har ki Pauri is the main ghat of the river Ganga in Haridwar. the water is always chilled. There is always a huge crowd but still the arrangements are reasonably good. There is a free shoe stand, dispensary, police post and changing rooms. Sadhus and pandits have made small cabinets at the ghat where they help in various poojas and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

It's a beautiful place to visit, was a different experience in itself. Sit on the steps by the Ganga after sunset, dip you feet in the cold Ganga water and just enjoy the cool breeze. Even in the summer the temperatures drop near the Ganga. Very pleasant and peaceful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

For any person who is spiritual this is a must visit place. The place is very crowded during the Summer. We visited it during Winters and good thing about visiting in Off season is Hotels were nice and cheap, places and temples were not at all crowded so we took all the time and visited places at ease. Do not... More 

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