Mansa Devi Temple, Haridwar
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Mansa Devi Temple

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Mansa Devi Temple
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  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  2-3hrs
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Dinesh Aswani
  • Dinesh Aswani
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 2 Reviews

"Nice landscape view of Ganga from the top"

  • 4.00/7
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
I only enjoyed the cable car to Mansa devi temple. There is nothing so much at the temple. I loved the coldy winds and mild showers. If you are going to Haridwar, you must see Mansa devi temple. You also get nice landscape view of Ganga from the top.
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Sharavan
  • Sharavan
  • 20 Reviews

"Good Temple on the Hill Top"

  • 5.50/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
It is one of the famous temples in Haridwar. It is situated on a hill top. We can reach the temple in two modes, either to take the steps or we can visit the temple through ropeway (cable car). This temple is very old and small temples but a famous one in Haridwar. It is tough task to climb the hill due to the height of the stairs.
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Gurudarshan Nagaraj
  • Gurudarshan Nagaraj
  • 7 Reviews

"Ropeway travel is fantastic"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted Nov 19, 2013
Ropeway drive is fantastic. Nice view of the mountain ranges. Beware of monkeys on the way.
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Mohan Ahuja
  • Mohan Ahuja
  • Lives in Chandigarh
  • 3 Reviews

"Mismanagement"

  • 5.00/7
  • Posted Sep 2, 2013
Mismanagement & a heaven for pick pockets.Bath Rooms are dirty & without flush system
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Soumen Nandy
  • Soumen Nandy
  • Lives in Kolkata
  • 2 Reviews

"Very Good"

  • 6.00/7
  • Posted Aug 21, 2013
The place of temple is very good and the view of the city from this temple is just awesome
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Swapnil Kanoje
  • Swapnil Kanoje
  • Lives in Durgapur
  • 3 Reviews

"Heavily Crowded"

  • 4.00/7
  • Posted Jul 25, 2013
Had to make long lines. Very good place at the top, rope way service were good. Crowd were managed efficiently.
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About Mansa Devi Temple

    • Not Allowed: Pets
    • Timings - Opening & Closing: Monday - Friday: 7.00 AM - 7.00 PM , Saturday: 7.00 AM - 7.00 PM , Sunday: 7.00 AM - 7.00 PM , Public Holidays: 7.00 AM - 7.00 PM

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 Nag Vasuki and also the brainchild of Saint Kashyap.

This temple has two idols of the presiding deity, one with three mouths and five arms and the other with eight arms. One of the major Siddh peethas in India, this temple is the apex of Siddh peetha triangle, which is formed by the trio of Mansa Devi, Maya Devi and Chandi Devi.

One of the famous rituals performed by the devotees visiting the temple is to tie holy threads to the sacred tree, which is believed to fulfil wishes of devotees. Once the wishes are fulfilled, devotees need to untie the holy thread.

Apart from being a holy shrine, the temple is also a famous tourist destination. This is because of the cable cars, which are popularly known as 'Devi Udankhatola'. The cable car carries tourists from the lower station up to the temple. The ropeway, which is used by the cable cars, is located at a height of 178 m from the ground.
 

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