Local Area and Places of Attraction

Located in the serene Uttarakhand, our landmark hotel "PARK GRAND" is just two minutes away from the "Har-Ki Pauri". Haridwar has a lot to offer. Discover a broad range of natural sites like "Shivpuri" for white water rafting to Jungle Safari in Rajaji National Park, some of the best temples, and excellent old styled shopping areas.

Haridwar also known as 'the Gateway to the Gods' opens to other four important pilgrimages of Uttrakhand namely, Rishikesh, Badrinath, Kedarnath and Yamunotri. Referred to as Mayapuri, Gangadwar, Kapila and Mokshadwar in the ancient scriptures and epics, Haridwar is one the first towns where river Ganga emerges from the mountains entering the planes and has always remained a major pilgrimage for the Hindus.

Haridwar is considered one of the holiest cities in India. It is believed that three Gods; Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh have left their footprints and sanctified the city. The city is among the four places where "Kumbh Mela" is organised every twelve years and "Ardh Kumbh" every six years. Devotees from all walks of life and all corners of the world pour into the city to become a part of the largest congregation. Ash-smeared Sadhus with flowing beards and knotted manes who had descended from their quiet retreats in the neighbouring hills and mountains roam around the city on foot, cycles and motorbikes, participating in a festival that is considered to be the holiest in the land.

In Haridwar, there is assuredly, a lot to see and do. Our hotel concierge will be pleased to assist you in making the most of your time here by suggesting the best places to visit and the best ways in which to travel, should you choose to explore the city. Meanwhile, here's a listing of some prominent tourist spots in and around the city

Har Ki Pauri (3km):

It is a famous ghaat (river bank) on the river Ganges in Haridwar in Uttarakhand state in India. This revered place is the major landmark of the holy city of Haridwar. Literally, "Har" means "Lord Shiva", "Ki" means "of" and "Pauri" means "step". Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu are believed to have visited the Brahmakund in "Har-ki-Paudi" in the vedic times. There is a large footprint said to belong to Lord Vishnu on a stone wall.

Chandi Devi Temple (5km):

The Temple is located at a distance of 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) from Har ki Pauri. To reach the temple one has to either follow the three kilometre trekking route from Chandighat and reach the shrine by climbing a number of steps or climb the recently introduced rope-way (cable car) service. There is a dense forest on the other side of the hill and the ropeway offers scenic views of the Ganges River and Haridwar.

Mansa Devi Temple (5km):

Mansa Devi is one of the most popular and most visited temples of Haridwar, Uttarakhand. The temple is dedicated to Mansa Devi, a form of Shakti (Power). Located at the top of Bilwa Parvat (Hill).Mansa Devi Temple can be reached by taking local buses, rickshaws or by hiring from Haridwar. In order to reach the hill-top, one can either go for trekking or for cable-car.

Pawan Dham Temple

The Pawan Dham temple in Haridwar, Uttaranchal, India is located at a distance of 2km from the town and is known for the glasswork that is done on the temple walls. The Pawan Dham Temple is known for the elaborately decorated idols and is a must visit during your temple tours to Haridwar in Uttaranchal in India.

Rajaji National Park (7 km):

Rajaji National Park is situated in the state of Uttarakhand. The picturesque beauty and rich biodiversity of the park serve as its major attractions for both nature lovers as well as wildlife enthusiasts. In the year 1983, Rajaji Wildlife Sanctuary of Uttarakhand was merged with Motichur and Chilla wildlife sanctuaries and made into Rajaji National Park. The park has been named after Late Sri C. Rajgopalachari (also known as Rajaji), a famous freedom fighter and first governor general of India . Rajaji National Park of India spreads over an area of 820.42 sq km

Industrial Hub / Corporate Offices

Besides its religious importance, the city of Haridwar has progressed to a temple of modern civilization. The city has become home to many enterprises like Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL), Hindustan Unilever Limited, Dabur, Mahindra & Mahindra, ITC and Havells and many other corporate including pharmaceutical. A massive industrial area, spread over 2000 acres, developed by State Industrial Development Corporation Uttaranchal Limited (SIDCUL).

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