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Haridwar Tourist Places

 
 
Haridwar or hardwar is one of the holy places for Hindus. This place marks the start of holy river ganges out of its glacial form. Hindus believe that a dip in the ganges here will wash off their sins. This is the reason the place is filled with Hindu temples and it is not surprising to find people performing many of the rituals along the banks of the river or around the temples. This place is located in lower plains and the road to other sacred places like Badrinath begins from here. Because of such religious factors, Haridwar tourism is mostly related to Hindu temples and hindu rituals.

Finding a hotel in haridwar can be a tough task even though there are many hotels out here. Tourists can travel from Delhi to Haridwar in trains, buses, or cars. The nearest airport however is Dehradun.  Sightseeing might be better with the help of haridwar map as it allows more time at the desired places.  There are several such maps and booklets available for tourists which offer more details about Haridwar and its temples. A two week forecast about haridwar weather is always available on the net for the tourist to plan a customized tour to this sacred place in Uttarakhand province of India.
 
 

Haridwar Tourist Map


 
Facts About Haridwar
Area 12,302 km2
State Uttarakhand
Languages Hindi and English
Best Time to Visit October to March
Nearest Railway Station Haridwar Railway Station
Nearest Airport Jolly Grant, Bhaniawala, Dehradun
Famous Har ki Pauri, Chandi Devi Temple, Mansa Devi Temple, Maya Devi Temple, Kankhal, Doodhadhari Barfani Temple, Bharat Mata Mandir, Sureshvari Devi Temple, Patanjali Yogpeeth
STD Code 91-133
 

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