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Evening view of Har-ki-Pauri, Haridwar, showing the domed, old Ganga temple (now being rebuilt).

Haridwar (Hindi: हरिद्वार), is an important Hindu pilgrimage in India, and the headquarters of Haridwar district in Uttarakhand state, of India.

Haridwar city[edit]

Old buildings of Haridwar[edit]

Places of interest[edit]

Temples of Haridwar[edit]


History of Haridwar[edit]

Haridwar from opposite bank of the Ganges, 1866.



Paintings and Engravings[edit]

Maps of earlier Indian Empires[edit]


Kankhal, an ancient area most known for the temple of Daksha, now part of the main city of Haridwar.

Nature of Haridwar[edit]

City views[edit]

Festivals and Fairs[edit]

Kumbh Mela[edit]

Kumbh Mela, a religious fair which takes place, every 12 years.


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