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Har Ki Pauri

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About 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 Pauri, a sacred spot where it is believed that the nectar (Amrit) fell on earth. Largest fairs of Hindu's, Kumbh and Ardh Kumbh also takes place at Har ki Pauri.

In Haridwarin the centre of city
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From Har Ki Pauri, Haridwar
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Har Ki Pauri in Haridwar

King Vikramaditya constructed the sacred bathing ghats at Har ki Pauri in the memory of his brother, Bhatrihari who had come to meditate in Haridwar. It is believed that Lord Vishnu had visited Brahmkund in Har ki Pauri. A stone wall located at Har ki Pauri having a large footprint is believed to belong to Lord Vishnu. Large number of devotees take a holy dip everyday at river Ganga and Ganga Aarti is performed every evening which is attended by hundreds of devotees.

Ganga Aarti at Har ki Pauri Ghat, Haridwar

Ganga Aarti at Haridwar is the obeisance paid to the holiest river in India – Ganges . The grand procession of Ganga Aarti attracts lot of devotees and tourists who come to witness the high priests clad in white who chant hymns towards the revered river. The Ganga Aarti takes place at Har Ki Pauri at Haridwar. Due to the huge rush, one should try to reach 30-45 minutes early to grab the best spot to view the Ganga Aarti.

Ganga Aarti timings at Hari ki Pauri Ghat, Haridwar

Ganga Aarti takes place twice a day - once in morning and evening. The timings of the Aarti depend on the sunrise and sunset on that particular day.

Ganga Aarti usually takes place between 5:30 AM to 6:30 AM in the morning and between 6 PM to 7 PM in the evening.

Check out the table below for 2022 Ganga Aarti timings:

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How To Reach Har ki Pauri Haridwar

Har ki Pauri is located at the centre of Haridwar city on the banks of river Ganga. One can reach Har ki Pauri by auto rickshaw from Haridwar bus stand. Nearest railway station to reach Har ki Pauri is Haridwar railway station (3 km) and airport at Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun (33 kms).

Location of Har Ki Pauri

Har Ki Pauri is located in In Haridwar ( in the centre of city).

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