Haridwar – The City in Timeline

Haridwar is my home city.Haridwar a city which is as mysterical,mythical,great and old as indian culture.Haridwar or the gateway to the gods is an important hindu piligrim spot.The place where Ganges descendes from hills to plains.There are many stories related to Haridwar.

After travelling, 253 km (157 mi) from its source, at Gaumukh, 3,139 m (10,300 ft) above sea level, situated at the edge of the Gangotri Glacier, Ganga enters the Indo-Gangetic Plain of North India for the first time at Haridwar, [4], and this is what gave the city its ancient name, Gangadwára (गंगाद्वार), as the place where the Ganges descends to the plains

Har ki pauri

haridwar in the year 1789
haridwar in the year 1789
Trident in haridwar in 1814
Trident in haridwar in 1814
haridwar in 1814
haridwar in 1814
in the year 1775
in the year 1775
Bhimgoda in 1847
Bhimgoda in 1847
1880
1880
1837
1837
1898
1898

3 Comments

  1. meenakshi

    hi mohit,
    these are really amazing pictures. i’ve visited haridwar quiet often and have always been awed by the charm of the city.
    can you please tell me the source through which you got these pictures.
    i’m a student of urban design from spa and i’m studying morphology of the city. it wuld be of great help if you could let me know more sources through which i can get more information about the city.

    i’ll be thankful to you if u cud mail me these sources, my mail id is meenakshi.burman@gmail.com

    thanks
    meenakshi

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