Haridwar, situated on the bank of Ganga River is a district of Garhwal Region in Uttarakhand State at foothills of river Ganga. Haridwar is regarded as a holy place for Hindus, hosting important religious events and serving as a gateway of several religious places. A holy place where devotees come from faraway places just to take a dip in holy river Ganga in a belief to wash away all sins. The diverse nature of the Hindu religion has attracts many foreign visitors from all around the world. Foreign Tourist always attracted to Haridwar because here they can closely experience India's complex culture, various Hindu rituals and the ancient Indian civilization.
Haridwar is also considered as primary place where Holy River Ganga enters from Himalayan Mountains to Plain Area. Crystal Clear water of Holy River Ganga gives this city a Charming beauty and attracts many tourists.
Located in Devbhoomi Uttarakhand, Haridwar literally means ‘Hari-Dwar” Gateway of Gods is also referred with different names such as Mayapuri, Gangadwar, Mokshadwar, these names are mentioned in ancient Hindu scripts. Haridwar is one of the best place if you are looking for a peace and spirituality and where you can sit back, relax and meditate for a while with spiritual and religious vibes all around. A part from religious importance Haridwar is also a centre for learning different arts and culture. Haridwar is well known for source of Ayurvedic an Herbal Medicines. Haridwar is now home to unique and ancient Indian tradition of teaching as "Gurukula."
Famous Tourist attractions in Haridwar includes the Chandi Devi Temple, Maya Devi Temple, Piran Kaliyar Temple, Neel Dhara Pakshi Vihar, Bhimgoda Tank, Bharat Mata Mandir, and Mansa Devi Temple etc. The famous “Ganga Arti “held art Har ki Pauri that attracts lot of devotees and tourists to take blessings