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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.

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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Mesmerising and spiritual place...

A must visit place in Haridwar for taking holy bath in Ganga... situated surrounded with a bunch of temples... good for Ganga Aarti in evening...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A must visit place in Haridwar for taking holy bath in Ganga... situated surrounded with a bunch of temples... good for Ganga Aarti in evening...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is not peaceful as it was 10 years back. But a nice place to experience true holiness of Ganges. Eat good food, take holy dips in mighty river Ganges and just relax.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Go there and take a dip in Holy Ganga and it will be so peaceful. Also enjoy the Ganga Aarti in the evening.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a major tourist spot and Haridwar's centre of attraction. This is the place where millions of people come to take holy dip in the Ganges river. This place has many small changing cabins where people can change their clothes and for women this place has a big common changing room. This place is clean and well maintained... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome place to find peace n sit on the bank of Ganga Maa n put your feet in holy water n just listen what Ganga says......just point of relaxation than religious importance

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can I say, If you hav'nt been here, please sell all you have, and visit this place, its not expencive, but you will leave or wont want to leave, if you have found Heaven within you.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In the ice cold water of Ganga took bath at har ki podi and then did some Pooja with our Purohit shri Pawan maharaj. Lot of beggars around the place. They don't accept food, only money..strange!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Who am I to rate this place.... Every Hindu knows the importance of this place in their life.... So whoever still haven't seen this place please visit once in their life and feel blessed

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the most Sacred Ghat of Ganga at Haridwar,mant temples of Ganga,Vishu and Lord Shiva is there,Sandhya Ganga Aarti is done here every day in evening

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wait for the clock to strike 5.30pm, so that we can leave our hotel and head towards Har ki Pauri to partake of the ritualistic sublime evening aarti. As we hurry along, at a corner, we see a seller, selling sindoor in varying shades of red. The huge vermillion heaped ‘mountain’ turns out to be a show stopper and... More 

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