Places to See in Haridwar

Being a revered religious destination, majority of the sightseeing locations at Haridwar have religious connotations. There are various temples and ashrams that can be visited in and around Haridwar. Kankhal is another town near Haridwar which is known for its religious significance. Mansa Devi Temple and Chandi Devi Temple are visited by thousands of devotees.

There are 41 tourist spots in Haridwar where travellers can spent their leisure time. Here you will find list of all the Haridwar sightseeing options which you must visit and plan your itinerary accordingly. Explore the hidden gems of Haridwar through this well-researched list, learn about the most happening places, things to do, famous picnic spots for a memorable vacation in Haridwar.

Har Ki Pauri

Har Ki Pauri

0.1 km
Har Ki Pauri is a major landmark place and a famous ghat on the banks of river Ganga in Haridwar. A center place of attraction among devotees in Harid...
Ganga Aarti

Ganga Aarti

Haridwar is famous for Har ki Pauri and it's Ganga Aarti. Ganga aarti means worship of Ganga. Lots of people visit this place for Ganga aarti everyday...
Mansa Devi Temple

Mansa Devi Temple

4.4 kms
Mansa Devi Temple is one of the most revered temple of Goddess Mansa Devi located at Bilwa Parvat near Haridwar. This temple is a holy place to worshi...
Shantikunj

Shantikunj

4.3 kms / 15 mins
Free Entry | Exploration Time 1 hr
Shantikunj is a world-renowned ashram and headquarter of All World Gayatri Pariwar (AWGP), located in Haridwar. Established in 1971 by Pandit Sriram S...
Chandi Devi Temple

Chandi Devi Temple

3.5 kms / 9 mins
Chandi Devi Temple is a holy temple located at a hill top, Neel Parvat near Haridwar. Goddess Chandi is the presiding diety of the temple and believed...
Patanjali Yogpeeth

Patanjali Yogpeeth

21.3 kms / 39 mins
Patanjali Yogpeeth is a medical and research institute in Yoga and Ayurveda. Patanjali Yogpeeth is making Haridwar a popular spot to visit for Ayurved...
Chilla Range

Chilla Range

3.4 kms / 9 mins
Chilla Wildlife Sanctuary sprawling over an area of 249 square km is nestled on the east banks of river Ganga. The sanctuary was established in 1977 a...
Ma Anandamayi Ashram

Ma Anandamayi Ashram

5.3 kms / 19 mins
Ma Anandamayi Ashram is a spiritual place in Haridwar dedicated to Sri Ma Anandamayi, an eminent spiritual personality. She was a Bengali mystic and h...
Daksha Mahadev Temple

Daksha Mahadev Temple

5.2 kms / 15 mins
Daksha Mahadev Temple is a famous temple in Kankhal, Haridwar dedicated to Lord Shiva. A sacred place of great devotion and faith among Lord Shiva dev...
Bharat Mata Mandir

Bharat Mata Mandir

3.6 kms / 9 mins
Bharat Mata Mandir is a famous multi-storey temple of Mother India built to salute the dedication of all the patriots and freedom fighters. Inaugurate...
Saptrishi Ashram

Saptrishi Ashram

4 kms / 15 mins
Saptrishi Ashram is an old beautiful ashram located at 5 km from Haridwar on the banks of Ganga (Sapt Sarovar). Established by Goswami Guru Dutt in 19...
Maya Devi Temple

Maya Devi Temple

2.3 kms / 9 mins
Maya Devi Temple is a popular ancient temple in Haridwar and one of Siddh Peeth located in Uttarakhand. Goddess Maya, who is believed to be an incarna...
Jai Ram Ashram

Jai Ram Ashram

3.6 kms / 9 mins
The ashram was founded by Adi Guru Shri Jai Ram Maharaj in 1891. Later on Shri Devendra Swarup Ji Maharaj renovated the entire premises. He added many...
Haridwar Railway Station

Haridwar Railway Station

3.1 kms / 9 mins
Haridwar Railway Station (Station Code: HW) or Haridwar Junction is one of the biggest and busiest railheads of Uttarakhand. It operates under the Mor...
Bilkeshwar Mahadev Temple

Bilkeshwar Mahadev Temple

2.9 kms / 9 mins
Bilkeshwar Mahadev temple is devoted to Lord Shiva and his Consort. The temple is very close to Haridwar Railway Station and can be reached by foot. T...
PremNagar Ashram

PremNagar Ashram

5.4 kms / 15 mins
It was established by Yogiraj Satgurudev Shri Hans Ji Maharaj in 1943 at Haridwar. Later it was developed by his wife Jagat Janani Shri Mata Ji & ...
Sri Santosh Puri Ashram

Sri Santosh Puri Ashram

6.1 kms / 19 mins
This ashram is founded by Baba Santosh Puri in 1978. After that Babaji got Samadhi in the Kumbha Mela but his German spouse handles the dealings of th...
Shankar Ashram

Shankar Ashram

6.1 kms / 19 mins
This ashram is like other ashrams. There's a daily schedule of activities, as well as personalized instruction and individualized spiritual retreats. ...
Kutchi Lal Rameshwar Ashram

Kutchi Lal Rameshwar Ashram

3.8 kms / 9 mins
It was started by Bhagvan Odhavram, for all kutchis pilgrims who are from Kutch (Gujarat) and does not know about the local language. To make them com...
Bholagiri Ashram

Bholagiri Ashram

6.1 kms / 19 mins
It was founded by Asharam Bapu. It is near Birla Ghat, where you can see many religious activities. This place is located near River Ganga which makes...
Soham Ashram

Soham Ashram

3.9 kms / 9 mins
Ashram was founded by Shri Swami Maheshanand Ji Maharaj. Soham ashram is a community which is started by him, to provide the knowledge of Vedas and Sa...
Gau Ghat

Gau Ghat

1.6 kms
Mythologically, a cow fulfills the wishes and the desires and is known as "Kamadhenu". People reach this place for penance for their sin of cow killin...
Doodadhari Barfani Temple

Doodadhari Barfani Temple

3.3 kms / 9 mins
Doodhadhari Barfani temple lies on Haridwar-Rishikesh NH 58 (Bhupatwala) and is located at a favourable distance of 4 km from Har Ki Pauri. The temple...
Neel Dhara Pakshi Vihar

Neel Dhara Pakshi Vihar

1.7 kms / 9 mins
Neel Dhara Pakshi Vihar is a paradise for the bird watchers and trekkers as it is blessed with wildlife, flora and fauna in abundance. It is situated ...
Pawan Dham

Pawan Dham

2.4 kms / 9 mins
Pawan Dham is a social non-profitable organization and is one of the most visited pilgrim sites of the Hindus. Swami Vedantanand Ji Maharaj founded th...
Parad Shivlinga

Parad Shivlinga

3.9 kms / 9 mins
Parad Shivlinga enshrined in the compound of Harihar Ashram is located at a favourable distance of 2 km from Haridwar. The name of this Shivlinga is d...
Bhimgoda Tank

Bhimgoda Tank

1.6 kms / 9 mins
Bhimgoda tank is situated in the revered town of Haridwar in Uttarakhand. This sacred tank is named after Bhima, the second of the five Pandavas in th...
Ramanand Ashram

Ramanand Ashram

2.4 kms / 9 mins
Shri Ramanand Ashram in Haridwar is located in Shravan Nath Nagar which is near the railway station. Shri Ramanand Swami was born to a Brahmin family ...
Sati Kund

Sati Kund

4.7 kms / 15 mins
The Sati Kund is located at Kankhal in Haridwar. It is the Yagna Kund or sacrificial fire in which Sati, the daughter of Daksh had immolated her due t...
Sureshwari Devi Temple

Sureshwari Devi Temple

3.5 kms / 9 mins
Sureshwari Devi Temple is an ancient temple in Haridwar. This temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga and is located at the outskirts of Haridwar in Rani...
Bhimgoda Barrage

Bhimgoda Barrage

1.6 kms / 9 mins
Bhimgoda Barrage came into existence in the 1800s when Lord Dalhousie, the then governor general of India inaugurated the project in 1840....
Bara Bazaar

Bara Bazaar

The bustling Bara Bazaar market of Haridwar is a shopper’s stop for the local as well as foreign tourists. This lively market is famous for sel...
Vaishno Devi Temple

Vaishno Devi Temple

7.3 kms / 19 mins
Made as a replica of the Vaishno Devi temple nestled in the ethereal beauty of Jammu and Kashmir, this holy shrine is dedicated to Maa Vaishno Devi, a...
Swami Vivekananda Park

Swami Vivekananda Park

0.19 km / 4 mins
Out of the very few parks in Haridwar, Swami Vivekananda Park is considered one of the most beautiful and serene parks. The triangular shaped park, wh...
Bhuma Niketan

Bhuma Niketan

3 kms / 4 mins
Bhuma Niketan Temple is one of many landmarks to discover in the holy city of Haridwar. This sacred Hindu shrine is located on the Saptsarovar Marg....
Vishnu Ghat

Vishnu Ghat

1.7 kms / 4 mins
Vishnu Ghat is one of the most peaceful and serene Ghats at Haridwar. Named after the supreme lord of the universe Vishnu, this Ghat is visited by lar...
Gaurishankar Mahadev Temple

Gaurishankar Mahadev Temple

2.5 kms / 9 mins
Gaurishankar Mahadev Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is one of the pious places to visit in Haridwar. This holy temple is located near the Chandi Devi ...
Moti Bazaar

Moti Bazaar

Moti Bazaar is one the most famous market in Haridwar that is flocked with tourists any time of the year. One can find all sorts of shops, restaurants...
Birla Ghat

Birla Ghat

2 kms / 4 mins
Birla ghat is a pristine river bank located in the neighbourhood of Vishnu Ghat. Security barriers are implied at this river bank to protect the devot...
Kushavarta Ghat

Kushavarta Ghat

0.5 km / 9 mins
Out of all the Ghats situated on the banks of river Ganges in Haridwar, Kushavarta Ghat is considered one of the most sacred of all. All rite and ritu...
Clock Tower

Clock Tower

Clock Tower is a landmark and a major attractive place in Dehradun city. Also called as Ghanta Ghar locally, it is located centrally and encircled by ...

Some other places to see in Haridwar

Rajaji National Park: It is gifted with immaculate beauteousness covering an area of 820sqkms on the edge of the Doon Valley. It is situated around 10kms from Haridwar. Rajaji National Park was established in 1996 and has over 23 species of mammals and 315 avifauna species. It is a safe haven for panther, bear, chital, elephant, tiger, sambar, wild boar, barking deer, python, monitor lizard etc. Elephant Safari is also available at Chilla and Dholkand.

Neelkanth Mahadev Temple: Thousands of devotees visit Neelkanth Mahadev every month throughout the year. It is situated on the summit of the mountain across the sacred Ganga River. According to mythology this is the place where Lord Shiva drank the venom produced during 'Sagar Manthan' which turned his throat blue and was thus the place was named as Neelkanth. Neelkanth and Mahadev are names of Lord Shiva. It is situated 66kms from Dehradun city.

Haridwar has several other beautifully made Ashrams/temples of significance such as Jairam Ashram, Bhuma Niketan, Bharat Mata Mandir, Vaishnav Devi Temple, Radha Krishan temple, Shravan Nath Math, Pawan Dham, Doodhadari temple, Bilkeshwar Mahadev temple, Shahi Gurudwara, Parmarth Ashram, Prem Nagar Ashram, Ma Anand Mai Ashram etc. All of these places are worth seeing.

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