Har-ki-Pauri is the most holy place in Haridwar where thousands of devotees take a dip. It is believed that Prince Bhagirath served self-punishment here to rescue the souls of his ancestors who had died due to the curse of Kapil Muni. .
Ganga Aarti Haridwar is performed at Har Ki Pauri Ghat in Haridwar. Ganga Aarti in Haridwar is one of the most famous in Haridwar. Visit to Haridwar is not complete if you have not seen its Ganga Aarti.It is very difficult to say when the tradition of Ganga Aarti started..
Mansa Devi temple is perched on the top of the Bilwa Parwat and it is dedicated to Goddess Mansa Devi. Mansa Devi can be reached either by a ropeway that carries pilgrims to the temple or on foot. A statue of the Goddess here has three mouths and five arms, while the other one has eight arms. The temple affords bird's eye view of Haridwar.
Shantikunj is a spiritual and social organization of All World Gayatri Pariwar (AWGP) headquartered at Haridwar(India). It is established in 1971 and has emerged over the years as a centre for the global movement of Yug Nirman Yojana (Movement for the Reconstruction of the Era) through its 18 points also known as Yug Nirman Satsankalp for moral-spiritual development of human being..
The Chandi Devi temple built by Suchat Singh is located on the top of a Neel Parvat on the banks of river Ganga. The Maya Devi temple is located at a place where it is said that the heart and navel of Goddess Sati fell. This is an ancient temple of Maya Devi the Adhishtkatri deity of Haridwar.
Located on the Haridwar-Delhi highway at Kankhal, very near to Roorkee, Patanjali Yogpeeth offers treatments for all and has residential accommodation. Pantanjali Yogpeeth is about 20 km from Haridwar at Kankhal and about 15 km from Roorkee.
Located at Kankhal. The samadhi of Shree Shree Ma Anandamayee (Anandamayi) is located here and is also the Head Office of the revered organisation.Chilla Wildlife Sanctuary, located on the east bank of the River Ganges, sprawls over an area of 249 sq. km. Established in 1977, this sanctuary was however combined with the sanctuaries of Motichur and Rajaji in 1983 so as to create Rajaji National Park. Situated at a distance of 10 km from Haridwar.
This ancient Dsksha Mahadev Temple (Daksheswara Mahadev Temple) is located in the south Kankhal with Lord Shiva as its residing deity. According to mythology, this temple is supposed to have been the site of a yagna conducted by Daksha.
Bharat Mata or Mother India has a temple dedicated to her by devoted patriotic nationals. The Bharat Mata temple is a religious shrine, founded by Swami Satyamitranand Giri. This temple was inaugurated by Late Prime Minister, Smt Indira Gandhi, in the year 1983.Located in Sapt Sarovar near ashram at Haridwar, Bharat Mata Temple is a holy place of its own kind. One of the most unique places to visit in the town of Haridwar is the Bharat Mata Mandir or the Mother India Temple..
Saptrishi Ashram is a beautiful, quaint old, a bit delapidated ashram about 5kms before Haridwar. Founded in 1943 by Goswami Guru Dutt, it belongs to the Sanatan Dharam Pratinidhi Sabha of Punjab. It is meant to work for the revival of Hindu traditions. Housed in the complex is a residential hostel for poor students and a college where Sanskrit is taught. At the time of our visit, there were 180 students in the college, 120 of them being residential.