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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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Well arranged , neat and clean. If going for rituals you can come here and perform these rituals. Its right at the center of the town and a famous landmark

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Well arranged , neat and clean. If going for rituals you can come here and perform these rituals. Its right at the center of the town and a famous landmark

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Must for everyone to see evening aarti. Cold water. Spritual place everyone will enjoy irrespective of Age. Negative- Beware from frauds near Har Ki Pauri.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

You get an inner peace while taking bath in the holy river Ganga. Everything is organised but beware of the pick pockets.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

It is an amazing experience to take a dip in the Ganga. The water is very cold but very refreshing. The place is crowded all the time due to lots of tourist. The ghats are well built. There is a Ganga mata temple and clock tower which was built by Raja Birla. The famous arti in the early hours and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The view of the Ganga Aarti here in the evening is mesmerizing with so many glittering diyas around you lit up. Expect to see thousands of people on the ghat even on a normal working day so be prepared for the same. Also, It will be advisable to reach the place a little early to get a place to sit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Holi River at Har Ki Pauri. one should Join Ganga aarti in the evening. The place Pray for god.The local market is attached with Har KI Pauri

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

There is something in the water !!!! You feel so refreshed after taking a bath. Must experience Go early morning . After that go towards the Bazzar, do some charity and eat Puri Aloo Halwa and Lassi at Mohan Puri.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

It is such an amazing experience. U feel wonderful after taking a dip in the Ganges.. The religious belief that all ur sins are washed away attracts people from all age groups.the famous arti in the early hours and evening is a treat to watch.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Too many touts to fleece you, the waters just about clean and knee deep. Puri & aloo ki sabzi is the best around small dhabas around.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

So many myths related with Har Ki pauri Ghar, Haridwar but i'm not going to talking about myths! Apart from myths it is the best place to enjoy bath Or to feel religious environment. There is a Ganga mata temple and clock tower which was built by Raja Birla. Let's move to another point! There is two streams and a... More 

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

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