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Haridwar is a highly revered city in the state of Uttarakhand. The holy town is a major attraction for the pilgrims around the world. The city has a very rich popularity among the pilgrimage destinations. The Haridwar city is also known as the "Gateway to the Lord". The word Haridwar is combined of two words 'Hari' stands for Lord and 'dwar' stands for gate. This worthy place is located on the bank of sacred river Ganga. There are many shrines, temples and ashrams to offer the prayer and for pilgrimage. This is a hustling site with crowded markets.Haridwar is the Gateway of Chardham yatra too. The Chardham yatra adds Yamunotri, Gangotri, Badrinath and Kedarnath the sacred destinations of devotion. According to the Hindu mythology it is said that the religious professionals named this holy site Haridwar.

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Foods In Haridwar:
(1)Roti – Indian bread (Naan, Tandoori Roti & Chapati are its options).,    (2).Paratha: Paratha is India flat bread generally stuffed with potato, paneer.,    (3).Paneer: Cottage cheese. (Generally mixed with vegetables) ,   (4). Dal – Lentil.,    (5). Pulao – Rice cooked with spices and vegetable,    (6).Kofta: Similar to meatball but vegetarian.,    (7). Thali – Combine platter of different dishes.,       (8) Dosa – Similar to crepe or thin pancake made from Rice & black lentils).,    (9).Vegetables: Aaloo (Potato), Mattar (Peas), Palak (Spinach).,     (10). Popular Snacks in Haridwar: Chat, Panipuri, Jalebi, Kachori, Samosa, Chow mein.,    11).Popular Drinks in Haridwar: Lassi (A yogurt drink generally mixed with fruits and other stuff), Chai – Tea (Masala C


Haridwar, the holy city is one of the most renowned pilgrimage centers in India. Pilgrims form all over the world flock to this sacred city to take a dip in the holy waters of River Ganga.However shops in Haridwar have some interesting things to offer to the tourist. The main shopping centers are Moti bazaar, Upper Road, Jwalapur and Kankhal. You can also check out the Government Handloom and Handicrafts Emporiums and the Gandhi Ashram. Here you will find a range of handicraft decorative pieces. If you are interested in jewellery, then you can choose from a variety of imitation ones which make good fashion accessory. This gives the stones amazing shapes and a natural polish. Besides idols, there are kitchen set toys made from stone, which are interesting buys.

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