Har ki Pauri, Haridwar

Observe Hindus perform their spiritual rituals at Har ki Pauri, on the banks of holy Ganges. See how thousands of devotees reach the end of their pilgrimage and bathe themselves in the purifying waters, a symbolic act meant to cleanse the soul. On this famous ghat (series of steps leading to the water), you can also find a large footprint on a stone wall believed to belong to the Lord Vishnu. Besides the mass bathing, many festivities (Kumbha Mela, Ardh Kumbh Mela, Vaisakhi) take place here on a regular basis.. Plan to visit Har ki Pauri and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Haridwar attractions using our Haridwar tourist route planner.
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  • August 17, 2017
    This place is must see location in haridwar which is the place of gods and having ganga river near which is pure river in india...  more »
  • August 17, 2017
    Haridwar - Hari ka dwar. Means Door to Heaven. Unfortunately when you go to this place, you wont even feel 1% of heavenliness due to garbage and litters are scattered all over the place. I feel really...  more »
  • August 16, 2017
    Some time I will go with friend trip to Haridwar every time enjoy on this place on Rishikesh we are rest hotel name is crown.  more »
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  • July 8, 2017
    The ambience and environment of the place is very mesmerizing but at the same time, the place has become too much commercialized. People will harass you for aids, money. Lots of beggars who constantly keep following you around. The sanitation and hygiene of the place is also not kept in good condition. Ganges River itself is in quite poor condition and need quick and instant measures for cleaning.
  • June 15, 2017
    Divine place for Hindus. The place is usually crowded during daytime. If you want some peaceful time then make sure to visit this place during nights. View of Ganges is also spectacular. Bathing experience in Ganges is also awesome because of the cold temperature of water even during the summers.
  • May 17, 2017
    Divine place for Hindus. The place is usually crowded during daytime. If you want some peaceful time then make sure to visit this place during nights. View of Ganges is also spectacular. Bathing experience in Ganges is also awesome because of the cold temperature of water even during the summers.
  • June 21, 2017
    Evening Aarthi is a site to watch. Happens around 6.30. You need to go 1 hour before to find place. Walkable from Parking. Lot of temples nearby. Divine Ganges.
  • July 16, 2017
    The place is awesome. The weekends could be very crowdy so it is recommended to visit early in the morning so as to have enough time for holy bath. You will find some good street foods and visit to Mansa Devi temple is also recommended.

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An important pilgrimage site, Nashik can accommodate large numbers of visitors from all walks of life, with a variety of lodgings from the upper end to small budget guesthouses. Most luxurious hotels follow the Nashik Freeway through the Uttan Nagar and Wasan Nagar areas, while mid-range options focus along Route 848 converging on the south bank of the Godavari River. Budget accommodations, called dharamshalas, can be found across the city. Some of the best mid-range hotels lie on the Agra-Pune highway and in Ambad.
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