Welcome to Kumbh Mela in Haridwar 2010
Haridwar is most popular place for the Hundu. Every year may devotee come and take holy bath in Har-ki-peri. Haridwar is land of gods. The Hundi dharm believe that haridwar is the gate for heaven. So haridwar is obtain place in Hundu dharm. Har-ki-pari located centre of the Haridwar, where many devotees get together for the a holy dip in the Ganges. The Legend say that Haridwar is place where some drop of nectar feel as a result of the manthan.
Haridwar is base for the chardham yatra like Gangotri, Yamunotri, Badrinath, Kedarnath. When chardham yatra begin, all devotees take a holy bath in Haridwar than continue the chardham yatra.
Haridwar is famous for its temples. Some famous temples of Haridwar are listed below.
Mansa Devi mandir : Mansa devi mandir located top of the hill near har-ki-pari reached by the cable car or road , starting from the Railway Road. The view from the Mansa devi very attractive. The whole haridwar you can see from here.
The Chandidevi Mandir : The Chandi devi Mandir is located 8-9 km from the railway station. This is another tourist attraction in Haridwar. This temple dedicated to the Goddess Chandi. It is built in 1929 A.D. by the king of Kashmir, Suchat singh.
Daksh Mandir : Daksh Mandir mandir is dedicated to the Lord Shiva. It 7-8 km far from the railway station. Haridwar is famous for the Kumba Meal. Every 6 year many devotees came here and take holy bath in ganga. kumba mela begin from the Makar sakanti. Haridwar is very easily reached by road, train and air. Dehradun is nearest airport name is Jolly Grant. It is 40 kms from the Haridwar. By road only 201 km from the Delhi(International Airport). Daily train services are available Delhi to Haridwar.
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