Tourist Places to Visit in Haridwar
Mansa Devi Temple, Crystal World, Har Ki Pauri, Chandi Devi Temple, Maya Devi Temple, Sapt Rishi Ashram, Bara Bazar, Local Markets, Rajaji National Park, Pawan Dham and many more.
The city of Haridwar welcomes its visitors with chimes of the temple bells and religious chanting of the priests. Famous for being one of the seven holiest places of India, the name of the city Haridwar (Hari ka Dwar) means Gateway to God. The city is also known for the “Panch Tirth (five pilgrimages)” which includes Gangadwara(Har Ki Pauri), Kushwart (Ghat), Kankhal, Biswas Tirtha( Mansa Devi) and Neel Parvat (Chandi Devi). Other places to visit in Haridwar are religious attractions such as Maya Devi Temple, Darsha Mahadev Temple, and Pavan Dham.
The city also has a replica of the Vaishno Devi temple at Jammu for those who have not been able to visit the temple at Jammu. Adding to the list of places to see in Haridwar is an 8 storey temple dedicated to Bharat Mata. The beauty of this city lies in its blend of being a holy place with a beautiful natural environment. Visitors are awed when they watch the Ganga Aarti in progress especially during the evening.
Other Tourist places in Haridwar include Crystal World with its museums for the kids, Patanjali Yogpeeth for people looking for health improvements. For nature lovers, the city is a paradise, watching exotic migratory birds at Neel Dhara Pakshi Vihar or a jungle safari at Chilla Sanctuary and Rajaji Sanctuary or even enjoying the tranquil beauty of the Ganges from one of the ghats.