These ghats of Haridwar for cleansing your soul
Haridwar, the literal translation of which is the door to heaven, is considered to be one of the holiest cities in India. It is the second-largest city of Uttarakhand and is located by the banks of the holy river Ganges, which originate right at the foothills of the Shivalik ranges. The panoramic view of the city attracts a large number of tourists every year.
The world-famous Kumbh Mela is celebrated in Haridwar every 12 years. This fair witnesses millions of pilgrims coming from different parts of the world to take a dip in the Ganges. People believe that taking a dip in the Ganges would help them get rid of their sins and provide them Moksha.
Get ready for the pilgrimage
Haridwar is such a city where you can experience the authentic Indian culture. This city is moving fast on the path of development and thus, here you can feel a mix of tradition with modernity. Haridwar is known as the Chota Char Dham as it has four major principal pilgrimages. The Chhota Char Dham are – Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri. Here devotees of Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu throng in millions. According to Hindu mythology, visiting these Char Dham in your life will give you Moksha.
Most important ghats of Haridwar
When we are talking about Haridwar, how can we miss the ghats, which are considered to be the heart of Haridwar? Every ghat has its own legacy. Let us explore a few of them –
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