Imperative pilgrim place of Hindu religion and salvation of Indians.
An important pilgrim place of Hindus allied with Lord Vishnu & Shiva presents an era of Indian culture and civilization. The Holly River "Ganga" enters into Plains at Haridwar after flowing 157 miles from its origin Gangotri glacier. Millions of pilgrims, devotees and tourists across the world come in Haridwar to take holy dip on river Ganges to rinse away their sins. World prominent Kumbha Mela is being celebrate in every 12 year and obvious its popularity. Haridwar is also known as gateway of Char Dham yatra.
The major landmark and famous ghat on holly river "Ganges" in Haridwar. Many Hindu ceremonies performed on the banks of Ganga here. Some popular ones are holy dips and ash immersion ceremonies. But the real beauty is evening aarti when ghat of Har-ki-Pauri gripped attention from observers.
At distance of 2.5 mi from Har-ki-Pauri, temple located on top of the Neel Parvat, southernmost mountain chain of Himalayas. Main statue of Chandi Devi is said to have been installed in 8th century. The temple is also one of the Five Pilgrimages located in Haridwar. Temple open between 6.00 am to 8.00 pm. Leather accessories, non vegetarian food and alcoholic drinks are strictly not allowed in the temple premises.
On the bank of river Ganges eight-storied Bharat Mata Temple dedicated to Bharat Mata (Mother India) towering over small town. Temple was inaugurated on 15 May 1983 by 4th prime minster of India Indira Gandhi. Each floor represents different periods of Indian history, from the days of Ramayana until India's independence.
At southernmost mountain chain of Himalayas Temple located at the top of Bilwa Parvat. Temple dedicated to goddess Mansa Devi. Mansa Devi Temple is a popular tourist destination, especially because of the cable cars, which offer a picturesque view of the entire city.