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About Kankhal

Kankhal is a small ancient colony and one of the Panch Theertha in the holy city of Haridwar. The region is known for the Daksheswara Mahadev Temple and the sacred Sati Kund and various Ashrams. Apart from being home several temples and ashrams, Kankhal is also home to numerous Havelis and estates. Kankhal is mentioned in the ancient mythology scripture Mahabharata and is believed to be the summer capital and Kurukshetra, the winter capital of Lord Shiva. Located 3 km from Haridwar, the city welcomes a huge number of pilgrims from all over the country because of its historical significance. A comparatively a calm location and is a must visit spot for people visiting Haridwar.

Highlights

  • Best Time to Visit Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Facilities Food Stalls
  • Recommended Hours Min. 1 hour
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Family
  • Not Allowed Footwear
  • Allowed Camera, Video

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Daksheswara Mahadev Temple

Daksheswara Mahadev Temple

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About 4 kilometer from Haridwar is Daksheswara Mahadev Temple. It...
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Har Ki Pauri

Har Ki Pauri

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ISKCON Temple

ISKCON Temple

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Maya Devi Temple

Maya Devi Temple

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Maya Devi Temple is a sacred Hindu temple dedicated to goddess Ma...
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Ganga Lahiri Restaurant

Ganga Lahiri Restaurant

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 1000

For all those who want to try different cuisines, Ganga Lahari re...
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Hoshiyar Puri

Hoshiyar Puri

Dhaba

Cost for Two - INR 300

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7 Days Restaurant

7 Days Restaurant

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 500

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Mathura Walo Ki Pracheen Dukan

Mathura Walo Ki Pracheen Dukan

Street Food

Cost for Two - INR 400

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Vishal Mega Mart

Vishal Mega Mart

Shopping Hub

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1 India Family Mart

1 India Family Mart

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V-Mart

V Mart

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V-Mart is a reputed shopping center which has more than 80 center...
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Raghunath Mall

Raghunath Mall

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Har Ki Pauri

Har Ki Pauri

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Har ki Pauri is the most famous Ghat in Haridwar. What makes it s...
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Birdwatching

Birdwatching

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Vishnu Ghat

Vishnu Ghat

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Vishnu Ghat is situated on one of the banks of river Ganga. Simpl...
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Ganga Aarti

Ganga Aarti

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Sangeeta Theatre

Sangeeta Theatre

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Cost for Two - INR 600

Sangeeta Theatre was established in the year 1968 and is definite...
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After 11 - Radisson Blu

After 11 Radisson Blu

Pubs

Cost for Two - INR 1500

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Ganga Talkies

Ganga Talkies

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Cost for Two - INR 600

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Suncity Cinema

Suncity Cinema

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