Places to See in Haridwar

Following is the list tourist places in Haridwar. These are some of the popular tourist spots in Haridwar.

There are 29 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.

Shantikunj

Shantikunj

Shantikunj is a world-renowned ashram and headquarter of All World Gayatri Pariwar (AWGP), located in Haridwar. Established in 1971 by Pandit Sriram Sharma Acharya, Shantikunj is a major attraction in Haridwar among visitors in search of spirituality. It has now emerged as an epicenter of spiritual and moral...
Patanjali Yogpeeth

Patanjali Yogpeeth

Patanjali Yogpeeth is a medical and research institute in Yoga and Ayurveda. Patanjali Yogpeeth is making Haridwar a popular spot to visit for Ayurvedic treatment and medication. Established in 2006 by Yog Guru Ramdev, Patanjali Yogpeeth is named after Maharishi Patanjali who believed to be the inventor of Yo...
Ma Anandamayi Ashram

Ma Anandamayi Ashram

Ma Anandamayi Ashram is a spiritual place in Haridwar dedicated to Sri Ma Anandamayi, an eminent spiritual personality. She was a Bengali mystic and her mortal remains were buried at Ma Anandamayi Ashram. Located at Kankhal town, Ma Anandamayi Ashram is an centre of faith for many finders of spirituality. V...
Daksha Mahadev Temple

Daksha Mahadev Temple

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 devotees, the Daksheshwar Mahadev Temple is a centre of attraction in holy month of Saavan as per Hindu calender. This temple of Lord Shiva is named after Kin...
Bharat Mata Mandir

Bharat Mata Mandir

Bharat Mata Mandir is a famous multi-storey temple of Mother India built to salute the dedication of all the patriots and freedom fighters. Inaugurated by the Late Indian prime minister Smt. Indira Gandhi in 1983, Swami Satyamitranand Giri established Bharat Mata Temple. Temple has eight storeys and each stor...
Saptrishi Ashram

Saptrishi Ashram

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 1943, Saptrishi Ashram is a well maintained complex with several rooms to stay. A residential hostel and sanskrit school is located within the complex for poo...
Maya Devi Temple

Maya Devi Temple

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 incarnation of Goddess Shakti, is the deity of Maya Devi Temple. As per mythology, here at Maya Devi Mandir heart and navel of Goddess Sati fell. Previously Haridwar...
Har Ki Pauri

Har Ki Pauri

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 Haridwar, Har ki Pauri is believed to be the place of exit of holy river Ganga from the mountains. World famous Ganga Aarti takes place in Brahmakund area of Har ki ...
Chandi Devi Temple

Chandi Devi Temple

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 to be a Siddh Peeth where desires get fulfilled. Located at 4 km from Haridwar, main idol in Chandi Devi temple was believed to be established by great saint A...
Mansa Devi Temple

Mansa Devi Temple

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 worship Goddess Mansa, who is believed to be a form of Shakti, emerged from the mind of great Sage Kashyap. Mansa Devi temple is a famous Siddhpeeth and offers panora...
Jai Ram Ashram

Jai Ram Ashram

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 things in the ashram like Homeopathic dispensary, satsang bhavan and Sanskrit college in Rishikesh. It is located at Bhimgoda, Haridwar. Ashram has its charit...
Ganga Aarti

Ganga Aarti

Haridwar is famous for its Har ki Pauri and it’s Ganga Aarti. Ganga aarti means worship of Ganga. Lots of people visit this place for Ganga aarti everyday at 06:00 pm – 07:00 pm (Daily). The priest hold large fire bowls in their hands, the bells in the temples at the Ghat start ringing and the c...
Haridwar Railway Station

Haridwar Railway Station

About Haridwar Railway Station Haridwar Railway Station (Station Code: HW) or Haridwar Junction is one of the biggest and busiest railheads of Uttarakhand. It operates under the Moradabad division of the Northern Railway zone of the Indian Railways. Being pilgrim city and the gateway to Garhwal region of Utt...
Bilkeshwar Mahadev Temple

Bilkeshwar Mahadev Temple

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. Temple is surrounded by woods in slightly hilly area. It is one of the weekend gateway, a tourist spot and a tourist attraction in Haridwar. This place is visite...
PremNagar Ashram

PremNagar Ashram

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 & his son Shri Satpal Ji Maharaj. It is situated on the banks of river Ganges. Ashram has a garden inside where you can see 250 varieties of flowers. In garden th...
Sri Santosh Puri Ashram

Sri Santosh Puri Ashram

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 the ashram, they provide teaching facilities in yoga. This place is surrounded by forest and holy River Ganga which gives you internal peace as well as fresh air....
Shankar Ashram

Shankar Ashram

This ashram is like other ashrams. There's a daily schedule of activities, as well as personalized instruction and individualized spiritual retreats. It has garden inside where you can relax yourself. It is at NH 58, Khanna Nagar, Haridwar. Room Facilities and Services Ashram has single and double ...
Kutchi Lal Rameshwar Ashram

Kutchi Lal Rameshwar Ashram

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 comfort just like home he started this ashram. It is situated in laps of Gangaji which makes this ashram more spiritual and peaceful. People who are looking for pe...
Bholagiri Ashram

Bholagiri Ashram

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 this ashram spiritual as well as peaceful. This place is close to the railway station and bus stand which is very convenient to reach their. Room Facilities a...
Soham Ashram

Soham Ashram

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 Sanskrit. This community is registered in Indian Government. They also have Gurukul where they provide course related to Sanskrit language. Gurukul is registered ...
Gau Ghat

Gau Ghat

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 killing for food. The sin of killing a cow is “equal to the sin of killing a Brahmin”. In addition, the Ghat is also visited by those people who want to o...
Doodadhari Barfani Temple

Doodadhari Barfani Temple

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 offers spiritual bliss to the devotees who enrapture themselves in the worship of the deity. The Doodhadhari temple showcases an authentic architecture and is ...
Neel Dhara Pakshi Vihar

Neel Dhara Pakshi Vihar

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 at a distance of 3.5 km from Haridwar. In winters, the area is flooded with beautiful migratory birds that make their journey to this place. One can spot Siberi...
Pawan Dham

Pawan Dham

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 this temple. The major attractions of this temple are the idols, which are adorned with precious jewellery. This Hindu shrine boasts a remarkable ancient Indian a...
Parad Shivlinga

Parad Shivlinga

Parad Shivlinga is located at a distance of 6 km from Haridwar. The name of Parad Shivlinga is derived from 'parad' meaning mercury and 'Shivalinga' that symbolizes Lord Shiva. The Shivlinga is enshrined in the compound of Harihar Ashram that weighs around 150 kg. In addition, an old Rudraksha...
Bhimgoda Tank

Bhimgoda Tank

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 the Hindu epic Mahabharata. According to the Hindu mythology, the Bhimgoda tank came to exist when Bhima (the second of the Pandava brothers) thrust his knee agai...
Ramanand Ashram

Ramanand Ashram

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 and is considered to be the incarnation of Uddavji who was a very close friend of Lord Shri Krishna. Uddhav Sampradhay was founded and headed by Shri Ramanand S...
Sati Kund

Sati Kund

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 to her annoyance with her father’s non-acceptance of her husband, Lord Shiva. The Sati Kund is located on the banks of the Ganga at Kankhal which finds mention...
Sureshwari Devi Temple

Sureshwari Devi Temple

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 Ranipur. This is a perfect abode for worshipers, saints etc. Due to its religious significance of the temple it attracts the devotees and due to its location it als...

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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