Situated in Uttarakhand, Haridwar is the one of the most frequented destinations by the Hindu community. It is located on the banks of the river Ganges and considered as one of the seven holiest places for Hindus. It is widely known as the home
to Panch Tirth (five pilgrimage destinations) and three Siddha Peetha (a place where desires get fulfilled). In ancient times, Haridwar was also known as Gangadwar, Kapilsthan and Mayapuri.