Photo Gallery Of Haridwar

June 30, 2009 | Post By: Vinay Dobhal | Editor: Akansha Sharma




Haridwar also known as 'Gateway to Gods' is known as Mayapuri, Kapila, Gangadwar as well. The followers of Lord Shiva(Har) and followers of Lord Vishnu(Hari) pronounce this place Haridwar. It is also a point of entry to Dev Bhoomi and Char Dham Viz. Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri.

Haridwar is also one of the four places; where Kumbh Mela occurs after rotation of every twelve Years and Ardh Kumbh after every six years.

Important towns in the district are BHEL, Ranipur, Dhandera, Jhabrera, Laksar, Landaura, Manglaur, Mohanpur Mohammadpur, and Roorkee.

Please note this amazing photo gallery of Uttarakhand contains exclusive pictures of various places and events taken by many people. These pictures exclusively showcase the nature, the beauty, the tradition, the spirit of the Heaven land - Uttarakhand. Many thanks to all those people who have contributed towards this amazing collection. You too have something to contribute? then you can share that with us at ContactUs@aboutUttarakhand.com. We will be glad to showcase your pictures here.




Ganga Ghaat

Ganga Ghaat

Photo: Sushang Kaul
ID: #P00087

Mansadevi Temple

Mansadevi Temple

Photo: Sanjay Pokhriyal
ID: #P00088

Har Ki Pauri

Har Ki Pauri

Photo: Sanjay Pokhriyal
ID: #P00089

Aarti at Haridwar

Aarti at Haridwar

Photo: Deepak Arya
ID: #P00090

Aarti at Haridwar

Aarti at Haridwar

Photo: Deepak Arya
ID: #P00091

Aarti at Haridwar

Aarti at Haridwar

Photo: Deepak Arya
ID: #P00092

Aarti at Haridwar

Aarti at Haridwar

Photo: Deepak Arya
ID: #P00093

Aarti at Haridwar

Aarti at Haridwar

Photo: Deepak Arya
ID: #P00094

Deities sculpture

Deities sculpture

Photo: Deepak Arya
ID: #P00095

Clock Tower

Clock Tower

Photo: Deepak Arya
ID: #P00096

Clock Tower

Clock Tower

Photo: Deepak Arya
ID: #P00097

View of temple

View of temple

Photo: Deepak Arya
ID: #P00098




How to reach ?

The nearest airport from Haridwar is Jolly Grant at Dehradun, the state capital.
Haridwar is a major railhead in the northern railways and is connected to major cities like Delhi, Dehradun, Ujjain, Kolkata, Gorakhpur, and so on. Some of the trains that pass Haridwar are Upasana Express, Janashatabdi Express, Uttaranchal Express, Ujjain Express etc.
NH 54 passes through the city of Haridwar. The highway is connected to Delhi, Dehradun, Nainital and other major cities within the state and outside. Regular buses and taxis on hire are easily available in Haridwar.

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