Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Haridwar is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Haridwar a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Haridwar.
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Experience the sanctity and peace of this spiritual destination on the banks of river Ganges. Hari-ki-Pauri is one of the most holy places in India and devotees from all over the country rush here to take a dip and wash out all the sins in the sacred waters of river Ganga.
It is here that the Ganga leaves the mountain ranges and enters the plains. ...
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Hari ki Pauri, Haridwar
Associated with the great Indian saint belonging to the ancient times Dattatreya, this is one of the most sought after stopovers in Haridwar.
According to the mythological sagas, Saint Dattatreya stood in the Kushavarta Ghat on one foot for 1000 years since he was believed to be going through a period of penitence.
This Ghat was reconstructed by Ah...
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Bilwa parvat, Haridwar
07:30 am - 07:00 pm
Atop an enthralling hill of Bilwa Parvat stands this one of the oldest holy places of the town. The temple dedicated to Mansa Devi, this temple is always flodded with tourists from all over the world. Renowned for a wish-fulfilling temple, the temple has two idols of the presiding deity, one with three mouths and five arms and the other with eight ...
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Neel Parvat, Pathari forest range, Haridwar
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
With a glorious idol of goddess Chandi dating back to the 8th century, this legendary temple in Haridwar was redeveloped by Suchat Singh- the King of Kashmir in the early 20th century. One of the prominent temples of Haridwar, this temple is on a hill top of the Neel Parvat and is ideal for a hike from the main city.
Chandi Devi Temple is known as ...
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Jairam Ashram is sited on the Rishikesh road in Haridwar. This ashram is recognized for outstanding lodging services. At a distance from housing a lot of tourist's stopover here in this ashram to view the eye-catching statue put on show here. The statues are belongs to Hindu Gods, Goddesses and demons. Famous for its diorama exhibiti...
Bharat Mata temple is the temple of Bharat mata or Mother India a representation of India in the form of Mother Goddess. The Goddess illustrated by a woman dressed in a saffron coloured Sari holding flag in hands is one of its kind as is not a religious but a cultural centre of India. Founded by Swami Satyamitranand Giri, this modern-day temple was...
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Birla Ghat, Haridwar
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
This Hindu temple is dedicated to goddess Maya. It is believed that the heart and navel of goddess Sati fell in the region where the temple stands today and thus it is sometimes referred to as a Shakti Peetha.
Goddess Maya is the Adhisthatri deity of Haridwar. She is a three-headed and four-armed deity who is believed to be an incarnation of Shakti...
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07:00 am - 07:00 pm
This bird watcher’s delight is one of the examples of rich vegetation of the state of Uttaranchal and is also one of the must visit places in Haridwar. The sanctuary is extremely popular with tourists and is an ideal place for a day out. Located at a distance of 3.5 kilometers from the main city, all the main attractions like Chandi Devi Temp...