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Address: Upper Road, Haridwar 249401, India
Phone Number: 01334-227-136

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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Har ki pauri is major place for Hindu and sikh pilgrims...have beautiful seen of ganga ji usually Crowded during festival time

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Har ki pauri is major place for Hindu and sikh pilgrims...have beautiful seen of ganga ji usually Crowded during festival time

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This is the pace where the ganga temple is situated. The evening arti is held here for which the attendance is is thousands. This also functions as the main marketplace

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Recently I visited Har Ki Pauri in connection with mundan of my grand son. Immediately on reaching there we were sorrounded by several Panditji asking us to use there services. Finally we short listed on pandit and one barber for the fee whatever we like. Once the rituals were over their tone changed and they started fighting with us asking... More 

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Nice place ...but lots of crowd specialy in evening aarti time. .always worried about safety of children's. .so many pandits sitting here n always try to miss guid you n try to make money by the name of god

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I personally enjoy the evening Arati. I have visited the place many times, but each time I witness the Arati it gives Peace to my mind, though the crowd is almost uncontrollable at some point of time.

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Crowd, temple, aarti, shops, lights, holy ganges..name it and you get it. 3km from railway station haridwar is har ki pauri which is the main temple famous for its ganga aarti (6pm winters & 7pm summers). Vibrancy and purity at its peak. One should avoid rainy season as the water is dirty and kawariyas makes the road and bathing too... More 

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it is said that the har ki pauri is the place to wash away ones sins-- but the ambiance and aura of the place is also holy--after initial hesitance to test the temprature of water- when one takes a dip one doest not desire coming out- it is a marvellous feeling and after the person comes out of the water... More 

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it is a place you should visit for Evening arti. this place is over crowded and do not have cleanliness at all. dirt and smell is coming out constantly. Pandits over there are money minded and always wants more money by fooling you with your "Astha". there are different Temples and all are saying that they are the real one.... More 

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The most visited spot in haridwar is har ki paudi. The place where ganga is divided and branched using various baricades and gates to control the flow. Here you can take your holy dip and attend to the aarti which happens in the evening at6:30pm

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Holy place where the Ganga Arati is taking place every evening. The place where holy Ganga steps down to the plain land from the Himalayan Foot hill. A must visit place for tourists who is interested in the heritage missions.

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