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Address: Upper Road, Haridwar 249401, India
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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.

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Take a bath here and pray Maa Ganga. With so many old temples around here, you will be lost in a divine feeling.

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Take a bath here and pray Maa Ganga. With so many old temples around here, you will be lost in a divine feeling.

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Visited this place during the kawad yatra...but this doesn't make difference as this ghat is always crowded with peoples for its importance as per the Hindu Religion..Taking a dip in holy Ganga in this ghat is an awesome experience...and one ahould do it...for females they have changing rooms also...So dont worry about the crowd go and get a dip in... More 

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Holy site to view the river Ganga. Best position to view the famed Ganga Aarti from both banks. Beautiful and ancient.

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This is a main bathing ghat of Haridwar. Ancient Ganga Temple is located here. Ganga Arti is conducted here in the evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

'Har Ki Pauri' is a ghat on the banks of River Ganga in Haridwar. Har refers to Lord Shiva. 'Har Ki Pauri' means Steps of Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva is said to have visited the place where the ghat lies today in ancient times. 'Har ki Pauri' is located on the West Bank of River Ganga and is believed to... More 

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I came here during ganga aarti and se beauty of har ki pauri. You must take bath here also, yes water is so cold so you need to be strong to take bath.

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The Ganga ghat here is what Haridwar is famous for. The traffic and parking may be annoying, so off day is better for a visit. The place is normally crowded but still peaceful. The flow of river water is high and sometimes muddy. The overall devotion and beliefs make the place worth visiting.

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Very famous place, ganga aarti is also held here. Famous clock tower. Ghats are very clean & well maintained.

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Har Ki Pauri is revered place and is the major landmark of the holy city of Haridwar. It is a famous ghat on the banks of the river Ganga in Haridwar. Each evening at sunset Ganga Aarti is performed here, when lights are set on the water to drift downstream. A large number of devotees gather on both the banks... More 

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the place is of special attention in hindu myhology people usually bathe to get the prescribed benefits of iy.

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