3.9 Places To Visit In Haridwar


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Here are the top 31 places to visit in Haridwar

1. Chandi Devi Temple

Chandi Devi Temple

3.8

2 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Haridwar

Devoted to Lord Durga's form Chandi, this ancient hill-top temple is famous for its wish fulfilling belief. You can reach the temple using Udan Khatola aka the ropeway or trek 45 minutes up the steep stairway.

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2. Ganga Aarti

Ganga Aarti

4.4

1 kms
from city center

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2 out of 31
Places To Visit in Haridwar

The Ganga Aarti in Hardwar is performed at the Har-ki-Pauri Ghat, which was built in the 1st century by King Vikram. In the evening, as the sun's last rays reflect off the boundless waters of the river Ganga, people start gathering for the Aarti. This divine light ceremony is filled with songs and p...

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3. Mansa Devi Temple

Mansa Devi Temple

3.3

1 kms
from city center

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3 out of 31
Places To Visit in Haridwar

One of the famous Siddhapeeths atop Shivalik Hills, the temple dedicated to the companion of Nag King Vasuki, Goddess Manasa, this is another temple believed to grant devotees wishes. Mansa Devi temple is one vertex of the Siddhapeeth triangle formed by Chandi Devi and Maya Devi temples.

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4. Har Ki Pauri

Har Ki Pauri

4.3

1 kms
from city center

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4 out of 31
Places To Visit in Haridwar

Regarded as one of the most scared Ghats in Haridwar and India, Har Ki Pauri is visited by devotees and visitors in large number seeking the blessings of Holy Ganga by offering their prayers.

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5. Chilla Wildlife Sanctuary

Chilla Wildlife Sanctuary

3.2

26 kms
from city center

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5 out of 31
Places To Visit in Haridwar

Spread across 249 sq km east of Ganges, the wildlife sanctuary is home to small cats, tigers, elephants and bears apart from various birds.

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6. Vaishno Devi Temple

Vaishno Devi Temple

3.3

5 kms
from city center

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6 out of 31
Places To Visit in Haridwar

A replica of the Vaishno Devi temple in Kashmir, the temple is marked by tunnels and caves that leads to the inner sanctum containing the shrine of Goddess Vaishno Devi.

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7. Maya Devi Temple

Maya Devi Temple

3.8

0 kms
from city center

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7 out of 31
Places To Visit in Haridwar

Maya Devi Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to goddess Maya in the holy city of Haridwar of Uttarakhand state in India. It is believed that the heart and navel of goddess Sati fell in the region where the temple stands today and thus it is sometimes referred to as a Shakti Peetha. (br) Goddess Maya...

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8. Bharat Mata Mandir

Bharat Mata Mandir

3.7

5 kms
from city center

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8 out of 31
Places To Visit in Haridwar

Looking for a way to worship the subcontinent of India? Bharat Mata Mandir is the place for you. Bharat Mata Mandir is dedicated to India as a country and thereby gets its name from its purpose. Its name translates into "The Temple of Mother India". It is a multi-storey temple that is situated in Sa...

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9. Bara Bazar

Bara Bazar

3.2

28 kms
from city center

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9 out of 31
Places To Visit in Haridwar

Being primarily a pilgrimage destination, Haridwar has numerous shops along its streets selling all essentials that a pilgrim would need. Bada Bazar in Haridwar is great place to shop for wooden items and handicrafts.

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10. Daksha Mahadev Temple

Daksha Mahadev Temple

3.3

3 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Haridwar

A famous temple in Kankhal, Haridwar Daksha Mahadev Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple becomes a centre of attraction in the month of Sawan when all the devotees flock to the temple to worship.

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11. Sapt Rishi Ashram

Sapt Rishi Ashram

3.3

6 kms
from city center

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11 out of 31
Places To Visit in Haridwar

Famous for having hosted 7 great sages- Kashyapa, Vashishta, Atri, Vishwamitra, Jamadagi, Bharadwaja and Gautam, this ashram is well known for its tranquil atmosphere ideal for meditation. It is also believed that Ganga split herself into seven currents at this spot.

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12. Local Markets

Local Markets

3.2

6 kms
from city center

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12 out of 31
Places To Visit in Haridwar

Local shops in Haridwar sell all the essentials that a pilgrim would need.

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13. Kumbh Mela

Kumbh Mela

552 kms
from city center

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13 out of 31
Places To Visit in Haridwar

Haridwar in Uttarakhand is an important pilgrimage town for the Hindus. The place is a perfect escape from the cacophony of urban life and a beautiful amalgamation of old and new, replete with beauty, culture, history and spirituality. Haridwar is known as the ‘Abode of God’ because of its serenity ...

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14. Shanti Kunj

Shanti Kunj

14 out of 31
Places To Visit in Haridwar

Shantikunj was established in 1971 as the headquarters of the social and spiritual organization All World Gayatri Pariwar (AWGP). The massive ashrams attracts thousands of pilgrims seeking spirituality and encourages meditation and world peace. The organization also served as the global centre for Y...

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15. Ma Anandamayi Ashram

Ma Anandamayi Ashram

15 out of 31
Places To Visit in Haridwar

Located in Kankhal in Haridwar, Ma Anandamayi Ashram is a spiritual centre and ashram dedicated to Sri Ma Anandamayi who was a prominent Bengali mystic and a spiritual personality. The ashram has a mausoleum or a Samadhi which houses the grave of Ma Anandamayi. The complex houses several buildings m...

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16. Pawan Dham

Pawan Dham

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Places To Visit in Haridwar

Pawan Dham is an ancient temple in Haridwar which is a non-profit organization and a revered site among Hindu pilgrims. The temple boasts of intricate architecture, elaborate glasswork and houses idols adorned in rich jewels and precious stones. There are also shops selling souvenirs and other knick...

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17. Vishnu Ghat

Vishnu Ghat

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Places To Visit in Haridwar

Haridwar is the land of ghats and Vishnu Ghat is among the most serene and tranquil ghats of the city. The ghat is relatively less crowded and is visited mostly by Vaishnavites for the ghat is named after Lord Vishnu. It is believed that a dip in the holy waters of the river can cleanse one of the s...

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18. Parad Shivlinga

Parad Shivlinga

18 out of 31
Places To Visit in Haridwar

Parad Shivlinga is a unique religious site housed in Harihar Ashram, Haridwar. The temple is enshrined by Lord Shivaês shivalinga which is made from 151 kg of pure mercury. The temple is thronged by thousands of devotees and pilgrims annually and is also known as Paradeshwar Mahadev.

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19. Patanjali Yog Peeth

Patanjali Yog Peeth

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Places To Visit in Haridwar

Located on the Delhi - Haridwar Highway at Kankhal, Patanjali Yog Peeth is possibly the largest yoga ashrams in all of the world. The institute is the flagship project of Rishi Ramdev and is the centre is used to research yoga and ayurveda. The centre is spread over vast acres of land and is divided...

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20. Birla Ghat

Birla Ghat

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Places To Visit in Haridwar

Birla Ghat is situated adjacent to Vishnu Ghat and is equally pristine and tranquil. Known to be the most ancient ghat of the city, the site has umpteen eateries, food stall and eating joints. The river bank has a flight of stairs which are used to descend in the river for a holy dip.

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21. Gau Ghat

Gau Ghat

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Places To Visit in Haridwar

Gau Ghat is located on the southern part of Subhash Ghat and is relatively less crowded. The ashes of Mahatma Gandhi, Indira Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru were cremated at this ghat. It is a common belief among Hindus that killing a cow is a sin equal to killing a Brahman. Devotees visit this ghat to ...

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22. Swami Vivekanand Park

Swami Vivekanand Park

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Places To Visit in Haridwar

Swami Vivekanand Park is one of the few amusement parks in Haridwar located near Har ki Pauri. The park is triangular in shape and boasts of lush green lawns and flowering beds. It also houses a massive statue of Swami Vivekananda which is the highlight of the park. It is ideal for day picnics and j...

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23. Gaurishankar Mahadev Temple

Gaurishankar Mahadev Temple

23 out of 31
Places To Visit in Haridwar

Located in Bilkeswar Nagar in Haridwar, Gaurishankar Mahadev Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is thronged by pilgrims and tourists day in and day out owing to its picturesque locales, the adjacent flowing river and Himalayas in the backdrop. The devotees bring coconut, incense sticks an...

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24. Bhuma Niketan Temple

Bhuma Niketan Temple

24 out of 31
Places To Visit in Haridwar

Situated on the Saptasarovar Marg, Bhuma Niketan Temple is a popular pilgrim spot in Haridwar. The shrine houses magnificent idols of several gods and goddesses; however, the highlight of the temple are the sculptures of Shiva and Parvati adorning the entrance gates of the shrine. The temple is surr...

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25. Neel Dhara Pakshi Vihar

Neel Dhara Pakshi Vihar

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Places To Visit in Haridwar

Neel Dhara Pakshi Vihar is situated at Bhimgoda Barrage in Haridwar and has a rich flora and fauna. A popular tourist spot, the site offers rare bird watching opportunities and a panoramic view of the Shivaliks in the backdrop. The place is famous for its unrealistically beautiful locales and is a m...

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26. Jai Ram Ashram

Jai Ram Ashram

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Places To Visit in Haridwar

Situated in Bhimgoda in Haridwar, Jai Ram Ashram was established in 1891. Later, a lot of modifications were made in the temple and a satsang bhavan, dispensary and Sanskrit college were added. Currently, the ashram hosts regular kirtans and satsangs and is facilitated with several rooms for the acc...

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27. Bilkeshwar Mahadev Temple

Bilkeshwar Mahadev Temple

27 out of 31
Places To Visit in Haridwar

Bilkeshwar Mahadev Temple is situated on a hillock near Har ki Pauri near the woods and is dedicated to Lord Shiva and his consort Parvathy. The complex also houses smaller shrines for Lord Hanuman, Lord Ganesha, Mata Rani and Mahadev. The spot is also used as a weekend getaway owing to its beautifu...

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28. Doodhabhari Barfani Temple

Doodhabhari Barfani Temple

28 out of 31
Places To Visit in Haridwar

Doodabhari Barfani Temple is a cluster of several small shrine dedicated to various Hindu gods and goddesses. The temple is built completely out of white marbles and is a popular tourist attraction in the city. Besides it has attractive interiors and elaborately carved exteriors. The highlight of th...

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29. Bhimgoda Tank

Bhimgoda Tank

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Places To Visit in Haridwar

Bhimgoda Tank is a sacred water tank situated near Birla Ghat in Haridwar. The tank is named after Bhima - one of the five Pandava brothers. The tank is refurbished with the water of the Ganges and is surrounded by well-groomed lush gardens. The locale is also beautified with water fountains and flo...

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30. Sureshwari Devi Temple

Sureshwari Devi Temple

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Places To Visit in Haridwar

Situated a little on the outskirts of the city in Ranipur near Haridwar, Sureshwari Devi Temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga. The temple is located amidst dense green forests and beautiful natural locales and hence it also makes up for a popular tourist spot near the city besides being an important...

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31. Kushavarta Ghat

Kushavarta Ghat

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Places To Visit in Haridwar

Believed to have been constructed in the 18th century by the Maratha queen Ahilyabai Holkar,, Kushavarta Ghat is considered the most sacred and auspicious ghat of the city. The final rites and rituals of the deceased are performed at the banks of the river including the Shraddha rites, after which t...

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