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Har ki Pauri

Upper Road, Haridwar 249401, India
+91 1334 227 136
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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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“the river” (133 reviews)
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Upper Road, Haridwar 249401, India
+91 1334 227 136
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Reviewed yesterday

This is the only holy place in Haridwar where you can enjoy fully of Ganga snaan. Beware of Pandits over there, they will try to make money from you

Thank sulabh2020
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well maintained ghats and the cleanliness is upto mark as compared to other ghats in india. Must have holy dip in river Ganga. HariOm.

Thank AASHISH111
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Must visit for follower of Hinduism. Divine place with lot of energy and great environment. Best thing is गंगा में डुबकी। loved this place, but beware of pick pocketing. You can have very good breakfast in nearby area. A appeal to keep this place clean...More

Thank AnandG1982
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very good place , whether very good, early morning ganga aarti and saman ,mansa devi mandir, chandi devi mandir

Thank 983devenderc
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was not my first visit at Har ki Pauri, Haridwar. After day's fatigue, taking a dip in holy river Ganga was really rewarding. Children enjoyed a lot. Devotees not only from India but across world come here to take blessings of Maa Ganga. According...More

Thank Satyam T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Har Ki Pauri, in the evening, is alive with chants and lighted lamps at the banks of Ganga River. The atmosphere becomes mesmeric and transports you to another world. Must visit.

Thank Shashi K
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great place of taking a dip in maa Ganga. Chilled out place, where you would see the majesty of hinduism coming alive

Thank Amal_N_Prasad
Reviewed 5 days ago

. I had been in Haridwar four times. Last visited on 06.06.17, on my way to Dui Dham, viz, Yamunotri & Gangotri . Before the last day of my return to Kolkata on 16.06.17, I had a desire to witness the evening Arati at Har-ki-Pauri....More

Thank kcdebnath
Reviewed 6 days ago

Ancient place to have a bath in holy ganga. You feel refreshed after taking a bath and some dubkis. ENjoy .

Thank ayushhvarshney
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Ganga Aarti at Hari ki Pauri is very famous. The place is around 4 km away from bus stand. It's surrounded by local market. It starts around 7 pm and is very crowded during that time. If you are with family and kids then...More

Thank RajPadole
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Where exactly can I do asthi visarjan in Haridwar.
13 June 2017|
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Response from Bhanu U | Reviewed this property |
You can reach Haridwar and visit Har ki Pauri.. Priests are available there to facilitate you for Visarjan on various Ghats
Where can I get the asti puja done for my dead father.whic place and how much would it cost
10 June 2017|
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Response from navneetaroraa | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry to hear this. but you can get it done at Moksh Dham and the cost would include that of Pooja Smagri and Pandit and it is different for different Puja. so have to visit the place and ask around.
Mam, Plz let us know the best time to visit Haridwar and its surroundings?? less crowed season?
3 July 2015|
Response from Saurabh M | Reviewed this property |
Hello, You can visit Haridwar any time in Year to enjoy its beauty but with kids avoid Winter season.