Haridwar or Hardwar is a gateway to the four pilgrimages in the Uttrakhand. It is located on the banks of holy river Ganga.
It is among the seven sacred cities of India. It is also one of the four venues for the Kumbh Mela, held in its magnitude every twelve years. Haridwar also known as 'Gateway to Gods'. The city shows a beautiful scenery in the evening when thousand of Diyas and Flowers floating in the water of Ganges during the evening Maha Aarti.
Har Ki Pauri
This ghat is one of the most sacred ghats in India. This ghat is also known as Brahmakund. In the evening a Maha Aarti is performed on this ghat.
Chandi Devi Temple
This temple is situated the top of the Neel Parvat hill. This temple is known to be a divine place where wishes are granted and fulfilled by Goddess Chandi. A Rope way has been built which takes you to the top.
Mansa Devi Temple
This temple is also located on top of a hill called the Bilwa Parvat. The temple can be reached by the rope way or the normal trekking route to the top. Goddess Mansa Devi, wife of the Nag King Vasuki, is believed to fulfill the wishes of devotees visiting her temple.
Bharat Mata Temple
Founded By Swami Satyamitranand, It is a temple dedicated to Bharat Mata (Mother India).
It has eight floors with different themes.
Daksha Mahadev Temple: As per the ancient hindu mythology, this temple is supposed to have been the site of a yagya (ritual) conducted by Daksha. This ancient shrine, located in Kankhal town which is 4 k.m. from Haridwar.
Sapt Rishi Ashram: Sapt Rishi Ashram is an very old ashram famous for having hosted seven (sapt) sages (rishis), namely, Kashyapa, Vashisht, Atri, Vishwamitra, Jamadagi, Bharadwaja and Gautam.
Sati Kund: This is the holy place where the wife of Lord Shiva, Mata Sati is believed to have done the ritual of self-immolation. The ghat here is thus famous today as Sati Kund.
Maya Devi Temple: One of the Siddhapeeths of Haridwar, and a vertex of the Siddhapeeth triangle formed between Mansa Devi, Chandi Devi and Maya Devi temples.