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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.

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  • 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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Har Ki Pauri

Har Ki Pauri

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Daksheswara Mahadev Temple

Daksheswara Mahadev Temple

Religious

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About 4 kilometer from Haridwar is Daksheswara Mahadev Temple. It...
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ISKCON Temple

ISKCON Temple

Religious

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The ISKCON Temple in Haridwar is a branch of the International So...
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Mansa Devi Temple

Mansa Devi Temple

Religious

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Mansa Devi is a famous temple in Haridwar dedicated to Goddess Ma...
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Big Ben Restaurant

Big Ben Restaurant

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 500

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Captain's Cavalry Restrobar

Captain's Cavalry Restrobar

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 3000

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Invitation Restaurant

Invitation Restaurant

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 500

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Ganga Lahiri Restaurant

Ganga Lahiri Restaurant

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 1000

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V-Mart

V Mart

Shopping Hub

Moderate Budget

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1 India Family Mart

1 India Family Mart

Mall

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Raghunath Mall

Raghunath Mall

Mall

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Vishal Mega Mart

Vishal Mega Mart

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Food Trail

Food Trail

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Ganga Aarti

Ganga Aarti

Interactive

Economy

The history of the Ganga Aarti dates back to the 19th Century whe...
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Pavan Dham

Pavan Dham

Sightseeing

Economy

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Vishnu Ghat

Vishnu Ghat

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Economy

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

Sangeeta Theatre

Entertainment

Cost for Two - INR 600

Sangeeta Theatre was established in the year 1968 and is definite...
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Ganga Talkies

Ganga Talkies

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Payal Cinema

Payal Cinema

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Cost for Two - INR 600

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Suncity Cinema

Suncity Cinema

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