Haridwar is the holiest city of Uttarakhand and is one of the biggest districts in Uttarakhand. Thousands of domestic and foreign tourists come here every year to enjoy the beautiful and exotic places in Haridwar.
( 2.5 kms ) This Ghat was built by King Vikramaditya in the memory of his brother Bhatrihari, who is said to have meditated here.Brahma Kund, is located at Har ki Pauri and is considered to be the most sacred ghat of here. The evening Ganga aarti provides a beautiful view for the visitors . Thousands of people from all around the world attend this prayer on their visit to Haridwar.
( 2.5 kms ) The Mansa Devi temple is one of the oldest holy places here and is atop the Bilwa Mountain. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Mansa devi ( desires ) and is frequented by by tourists from all corners of the world. It is said that pilgrims who pray to the goddess with a pure heart can get their desires fulfilled by the blessings of goddess Mansa Devi.
( 2.5kms ) The temple is a 3 km trek from Chandighat and can also be reached through a ropeway . Dedicated to Goddess Chandi this temple is atop Neel Mountain. Goddess Parvati created Chandi Devi to destroy the evil deamons Shumbh and Nishumbh.
This ancient 11th century temple is dedicated to Goddess Sati and is said to complete the Siddhapeeth Triangle in Haridwar.
( 5kms ) This temple is dedicated to King Daksha Prajapati ( Sati's father ) and also finds a important place in the Hindu Mythology.
( 6kms ) This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The shivaling of the temple weights around 150kg. This temple is visted by devotees all year long.
( 3.5kms ) The sacred tank is named after Bhima. It is said that while Pandavas were going to Himalayas through Haridwar, prince Bhima drew water from the rocks here by thrusting his knee (goda), to the ground.
( 4.5kms ) This eight stories temple is deicated to Bharat Mata (Mother India).This is a must see for the tourists who visit Haridwar.
( 5.5kms ) This is the site where seven sages meditated but were disturbed by the sound of the water of the river Ganga so they trapped here and later released here in the form of seven streams called Sapt Sarovar.
( 6kms ) It is located on the Haridwar - Dehradun highway. Shantikunj is devoted to cultural, ethical, moral and spiritual awakening and national integration. Visitors of all faiths visit the Ashram (Spiritual Center).