Haridwar is greatly famous for Kumbh and Ardhkumbh fairs. During Kumbh fair millions of people and devotees from all part of
Many mythologies are famous related to Haridwar. It is said that the ‘Amrit’ obtained from ‘Sagarmanthan’ fell down at four places-
About Haridwar it is said that ancestors of Prince Bhagirath were perished due to Kapila’s curse. So, Prince Bhagirath prayed here for apology to salvage the soul of his ancestors. Bhagirath was blessed and the holy river
1. Nearest airport is Jolly Grant airport. It is 41 Kms. Away from Haridwar.
3. haridwar is located on NH-45 and it is connected to all big cities.
Here are name of some hotels, their addresses and phone numbers:
NAME — ADDRESS –PHONE NUMBERS
Haveli Hari Ganga — House 21, Ramnagar — 01334-2226443
Classic Residency — Haridwar-Delhi Road — 01334-4228005
Midtown — Railway Road — 01334-2427507
Sager Ganga Resorts — Niranjani Akhade Road, Mayapur — 01334-2422115
Places worth visiting:-
1. Har ki pauri: –
This is a ghat of the river
2. Mansa Devi temple:-
This temple is situated at the top of Bilwa mountain, Haridwar. Here is a ropeway to go to the temple. One can also go on foot there through stairs. A beautiful statue of Goddess is here, who has five arms and three mouths, while other having eight arms.
From here, excellent scene of Haridwar can be enjoyed.
This temple is situated at the top of Neel Parwat at Haridwar. According to sources, it is said that Goddess Chandi killed giants Chanda Munda. This temple is dedicated to her. There is a statue of Devi Chandi. This temple was built by Sushat Singh, The king of
As its name, this temple is dedicated to Goddess Maya Devi. The Goddess is ADHISTHATRI Goddess of Haridwar. According to the some mythology the heart and navel of Goddess Sati fell down here.
This is a bridge on river
In south Kankhal town, a temple of ancient Shiva (Mahadev) is located here. A beautiful statue of Shiva is here.
7. SAPATA RISHI ASHRAM AND SAPTA SAROVAR: –
This is the place where seven saints meditated and river Ganga change her way to avoid disturbance to them.
PLACES AROUND HARIDWAR: –
Rishikesh is located on the right bank of holy river
The airport nearby is Jolly Grant
Haridwar rishikesh road lies on the left side of river
Actually this town is spiritual centre of
Ram Jhoola: –
This is a hanging bridge. It is built between Shivanand Ashram and Swargashram.
Lakshman Jhoola: –
This is also hanging bridge across the river
Bharat Mandir: –
This is a temple dedicated to Lord Ram’s brother Bharat. It is situated near triveni Ghat and is the oldest temple in Rishikesh.
Neelkanth Mahadev: –
It is placed on the top of a hill across river
Triveni Ghat: –
It is a holy bathing ghat on the bank of river
Shivanand Ashram: –
Shwami Shivanand established this spiritual centre. Here classes of meditation and yoga are held. Here training of meditation and yoga is also given.