Mansa Devi Temple, Haridwar

Mansa Devi Temple, Haridwar

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Mansa Devi Temple, Haridwar, Uttarakhand. Edit

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Mansa Devi Temple, Haridwar is a Hindu temple dedicated to Goddess Mansa in the holy city of Haridwar. The temple is located atop the Bilwa Parvat on the Sivalik Hills, the southernmost mountain chain of the Himalayas. The temple also known as Bilwa Tirth is one of the Panch Tirth (Five Pilgrimages) within Haridwar. Mansa Devi Temple is a Siddh Peetha which are the places of worship where desires get fulfilled. It is one of three such Peethas located in Haridwar, the other two being Chandi Devi Temple and Maya Devi Temple. The inner shrine has two deities installed, one with eight arms and the other one three headed with five arms. To reach the shrine one has to either follow the trekking route up to this holy shrine or ride on the recently introduced rope-way service. The rope-way service known as “Mansa Devi Udankhatola” was introduced for the benefit of the pilgrims and it caters to the pilgrims also to the nearby located Chandi Devi shrine. The rope-way carries the pilgrims from the lower station directly to the Mansa Devi Temple. The total length of the rope-way is 540 metres (1,770 ft) and the height it covers is 178 metres (584 ft).

Mansa Devi Temple, Haridwar

Mansa Devi Temple, Haridwar

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Best Season to VisitEdit

October to March

Best Time To VisitEdit

Morning, Afternoon, Evening.

Time Required for SightseeingEdit

1 – 2 hours.

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Restaurants NearbyAdd / Edit

  • Kaveri Restaurant ;  Ganeshpur, Dehradun road, Roorkee Haridwar. ; Ph/M –  91-1332-275990 ; Food Serve –  Multi-Cuisine.

How to ReachEdit

Taxi : Haridwar is well connected by a road network and national highways 58. The tourist can reach to Haridwar by taxi. The normal Indian taxi charges of Rupees 8 to 20 will be charged for each km.

BUS : Haridwar is well connected by tourist bus services and state owned bus services. All cities in and around Haridwar are connected by state buses. Many deluxe buses are available at a regular interval from Delhi to Haridwar with a fare less than Rs 500 per head. Buses are also available from Jaipur (Rs 300), Jodhpur (Rs 500), Dehradun (Rs 250), Shimla (Rs 1,000) and many other cities located close to it.Bus Enquiry Phone No. in Haridwar – 01334-227037.

Train : Haridwar is well connected by railway networks with major destinations of India. Haridwar has excellent rail network with all important cities of India. Trains to Haridwar run on regular basis. Railway Enquiry Phone No.in Haridwar – (01334) 227369.

Air : Nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun, which is a domestic airport located at about just 20 km away from city center. Taxi cabs are available from airport to Haridwar city, which cost about Rs 400. The airport operates daily flights to Delhi. Nearest International airport is Delhi, which is about 200 km away. Delhi airport is well connected to most of the domestic airports and foreign airports. Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun : 0135 241 2052.

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Things to CarryEdit

  • Camera, Plenty of water.

Safety / WarningEdit

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HelplineEdit

  • Control Room, Haridwar – 01334. 234670. 9411112964.
  • Police : 100.
  • Fire Brigade : 101.
  • Ambulance : 102.

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