INDIA CROSSING THE RIVER GANGES One of the most famous and most visited sites of Haridwar; Har ki Pauri is considered as one of its five main holy sites. It is believed to be the sacred place where Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu; two great Hindu Gods; appeared in the Vedic era. This place is considered equivalent to the Dashashwamedh Ghat in Banaras; in religious terms. It is also said that Brahma; the Hindu God of Creation; performed a yagna at the Har ki Pauri. The ghat is also said to have the holy footprints of Lord Vishnu.