Tourist Places in Haridwar

Places to Visit in Haridwar

Haridwar - #4 of 70 in Uttarakhand |
Haridwar Average Rating - 5.8/7 1 based on 2034 Ratings

Haridwar is mostly preferred by travellers. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Haridwar is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Family. The best season or months to visit places in Haridwar are February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November, December. There are 25 tourist places in Haridwar, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Haridwar can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Haridwar for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Haridwar Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Haridwar, browse through photos & pictures, explore Haridwar using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Haridwar, which are great places to visit, are Gau Ghat, Vishnu Ghat, Parad Shivling, Maya Devi Temple, Sapt Rishi Ashram. Haridwar can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Haridwar Tourist Places



Har Ki Pauri, Haridwar
  • Type: Religious Place
Har Ki Pauri, Haridwar
Rank 1
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Average Rating
6.1/ 7 1
42 Ratings & 28 Reviews
Har Ki Pauri, one of the most famous places in Haridwar, is believed to be the exit point of River Ganges from the mountains and entry into the plains. In addition, this sightseeing is also among one of the five main holy sites of Haridwar. According to another legend, it is... Read More »
Mansa Devi Temple, Haridwar
Rank 2
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Average Rating
5.6/ 7 1
11 Ratings & 6 Reviews
Mansa Devi Temple is located at a distance of 2.5 km from the main township of Haridwar. Located atop the Bilwa Parvat on Shivalik Hills, Mansa Devi is one of the most visited temples in North India. The temple is known for being the home of Goddess Mansa, who was the wife of... Read More »
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Bharat Mata Mandir, Haridwar
  • Type: Temple
Bharat Mata Mandir, Haridwar
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 25
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Average Rating
5.9/ 7 1
7 Ratings & 5 Reviews
Bharat Mata Mandir, which is also known as Mother India Temple, is one of the most visited temples located in Haridwar. The temple is dedicated to Bharat Mata by her devoted patriotic nationals. This religious shrine was founded by Swami Satyamitranand Giri. In 1983, this... Read More »
"Very nice place"1 month ago "Nice visit to the temple!"2 months ago
Chandi Devi Temple, Haridwar
  • Type: Temple
Chandi Devi Temple, Haridwar
Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 25
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Average Rating
5.8/ 7 1
6 Ratings & 5 Reviews
Chandi Devi Temple, located on the top of Neel Parvat, is one of the most famous temples of India. This place is of great religious importance and is also considered as one of the Shakti peethas of North India. This temple is also known as Siddh peetha, as it is believed to... Read More »
"Best Mandir"Dec 25, 2013 "Temple with a ropeway facilities"Dec 3, 2013
Vaishno Devi Temple, Haridwar
Rank 5
Ranked 5 of 25
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Average Rating
6.7/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Vaishno Devi Temple, not known by many, is a replica of the temple, which is located in Jammu. This temple has been recently constructed and hence, does not fall into the league of ancient temples.   Similar to Vaishno Devi Temple located in Jammu, the path which... Read More »
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Sapt Rishi Ashram, Haridwar
  • Type: Ashram
Sapt Rishi Ashram, Haridwar
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 25
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Average Rating
7/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Sapt Rishi Ashram, located at a distance of approximately 5 km from Har ki Pauri, is one of the most famous ashrams of Haridwar. Hindu Mythology states that the ashram is located, where the seven great sages or Sapt-Rishis, Kashyap, Vashisht, Atri, Vishwamitra, Jamadagni,... Read More »
"A nice place really"2 months ago "Serene atmosphere"Oct 5, 2013
Pawan Dham, Haridwar
  • Type: Temple
Pawan Dham, Haridwar
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 25
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Average Rating
4.8/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Pawan Dham, located at a distance of around 2 km from the main town of Haridwar, is one of the ancient temples of the destination. Situated at a distance of 3 km from Har ki Pauri, the temple is known for its ornamental idols. In addition, the glass work, which is designed on... Read More »
Udan Khatola, Haridwar
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Udan Khatola, Haridwar
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 25
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Average Rating
5/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 2 Reviews
The amazing Udan Khatola is a ropeway that is used to reach the temples on the hill. It is faster and easier way to visit the temples than by climbing the rugged terrain. It starts in the area close to Chandi Devi mandir and one can enjoy magnificent views of the low lying... Read More »
"Scary Place."Sep 3, 2013 "very good time saving facility"Sep 2, 2013
Maya Devi Temple, Haridwar
  • Type: Temple
Maya Devi Temple, Haridwar
Rank 9
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Average Rating
6.5/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Maya Devi Temple, located in Haridwar, dates back to 11th century. Counted as one of the Shakti peethas present in India, this temple is enshrined with the deity of Adhisthatri. This temple resembles the form of Shakti and large influx of devotees visit here to worship this... Read More »
"Serene and good"Oct 5, 2013
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Vishnu Ghat, Haridwar
  • Type: Ghat
Vishnu Ghat, Haridwar
Rank 10
Ranked 10 of 25
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Average Rating
6/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 1 Review
Vishnu Ghat, named after Lord Vishnu, is one of the most visited ghats located in Haridwar. Believed to be the same place where Lord Vishnu bathed, it is said that a dip in the holy water of this ghat, washes away all the sins. Owing to the immense faith in Lord Vishnu by the... Read More »
"Well maintained ghat"3 months ago
Parad Shivling, Haridwar
  • Type: Temple
Parad Shivling, Haridwar
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 25
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Average Rating
4.5/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Parad Shivling, located at a distance of 2 km from Haridwar, is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The shivling is enshrined inside the Harihar Ashram, which is based in Kankhal. Weighing around 150 kg, the shivling is visited by large number of devotees every year. Apart from this, the... Read More »
"Mercury Shivling"Mar 27, 2014
Gau Ghat, Haridwar
  • Type: Ghat
Gau Ghat, Haridwar
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 25
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Average Rating
6/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 1 Review
Gau Ghat, located across Subhash Ghat, is among the sacred sites of Haridwar. This ghat got its name from those who come here to pardon the sin of slaughtering cows. In addition, the ghat is also visited by those who want to offer solace to their near and dear ones. Gau Ghat... Read More »
Daksh Mahadey temple, Haridwar
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 25
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Average Rating
5/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Daksha Mahadev Temple, situated in Kankhal, is located at a distance of 4 km from the township of Haridwar. One of the ancient temples of Lord Shiva, this temple is visited by large number of devotees every year. According to the mythologies, this temple is associated to... Read More »
"Good Place"Sep 10, 2013
  • Type: Sanctuary
Neel Dhara Pakshi Vihar, Haridwar
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Ranked 14 of 25
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Neel Dhara Pakshi Vihar, located at a distance of 3.5 km from Haridwar, is a famous bird watching point. Situated at the Bhimgoda Barrage of Haridwar, the place is known for Siberian Cranes that can be spotted during the winter months at Laljiwala. In addition, the place is... Read More »
  • Type: Market
Moti Bazaar, Haridwar
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 25
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Average Rating
5/ 7 1
1 Rating
Situated between Har-ki-Pauri and Upper Road, Moti Bazaar is the main market in the holy city of Haridwar. This market is famous for woollen garments and religious items. Among the religious items available here are prayer bells, brass idols of Hindu deities, rudraksha or... Read More »
  • Type: Temple
Doodhadhari Barfani Temple, Haridwar
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 25
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Doodhadhari Barfani Temple, located in the Doodhadhari Barfani Baba Ashram, is one of the most beautiful temples in Haridwar. The entire temple complex is constructed using white marble. Within the temple complex, there are several temples, which are dedicated to various Hindu... Read More »
  • Type: Temple
Gaurishankar Mahadev temple, Haridwar
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 25
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Average Rating
6/ 7 1
1 Rating
Gaurishankar Mahadev Temple, located in proximity to the Chandi Devi temple, is one of the religious sites in Haridwar. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, it is believed that an individual offering prayers with devotion in this temple gets his or her wishes fulfilled. The offerings... Read More »
  • Type: Ashram
Kanva Rishi Ashram, Haridwar
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 25
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Kanva Rishi Ashram is located 42 km from the city, situated on the banks of the River Malini. Located within the lush forests, it is an adventure coming to the beautiful ashram. It is a quick getaway from the city and one can enjoy the solitude here. Read More »
  • Type: Temple
Kamraj- ki- Kali temple, Haridwar
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 25
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Kamraj-ki-Kali Temple, standing on the Haridwar-Rishikesh highway, is located at a distance of 7 km from the railway station. Popularly known as the Goddess of Time and Change, Goddess Kali is worshipped by devotees all over. Goddess Kali, who is also known as the... Read More »
  • Type: Religious Place
Bhimgoda Tank, Haridwar
Rank 20
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Bhimgoda Tank, located at the distance of 1 km from Har ki Pauri, is another main attraction of the city. According to a legend, it is said that this tank was made by the blow of Bhim's knee, when the Pandavas were heading towards the great Himalayas.   Read More »
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