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Har Ki Pauri

Har Ki Pauri is the soul of Haridwar. Every evening thousands of people enlighten themselves with Maha Aarti performed here. Taking bath in this ghat is an auspicious karma that takes closer to Nirvana. Worth of thousand visits, this place has an aesthetic value too.

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Mansa Devi

Mansa Devi is another landmark destination for Haridwar. Located on the top of a hill called Bilwa Parvat this temple has another attraction for its rope way. Besides its mythological and sacred features, this place is an ideal for an picturesque view of Haridwar.

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Chandi Devi

This sacred temple is located on the top of a hill called the Neel Parvat which is on the other side of the river Ganga. The temple was constructed by the King of Kashmir, Suchat Singh, in 1929 AD. Famous for its festival after Dushera, this temple attracts thousands of people every day.

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Sapt Rishi

At a holy spot in Haridwar River Ganga divides herself into seven small streams. Known as Sapt Rishi this place provides a very pleasing sight.

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Maya Devi

Regarded as one of the Shaktipeeths in India, this ancient temple of Maya Devi is also the Adhisthatri deity of Haridwar. It is said that when Lord Shiva was marrying his wife Sati, who had burnt herself to keep the honor of her husband, then the heart and navel of Sati had fallen at this place. This is one of most sacred places in Haridwar

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Daksha Mahadev Temple

Situated at Kankhal, Haridwar this temple has a mythological value for the Daksha Yagya. This place is also worth of visits for Ma Anandamayee Ashram and Baba Ramdev’s ashram.

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Gurukul Kangri University

This university is known for its unique system of education. it is located on the Haridwar-Jwalapur bypass road. This institution follows the ancient tradition of Guru-Sishya pattern of education. The institution also has the Ved Mandir Museum which is having a wide collection of archaeological exhibits and displays artifacts which are of historical value.

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Neel Dhara Pakshi Vihar

This place is an enchanting bird watching point particularly during the winters. There are various species of birds which can be spotted here. On the banks of river Ganges one can expect the Siberian Cranes, which is one of the visitors to this Pakshi Vihar.

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