Haridwar is considerd one of the holiest places in India. It is sacred to the Hindus and draws the attention of thousands of pilgrims and tourists from all over the world. It is the place where the Holy Ganges exits the Himalayan prominence and is worshipped for her purity. In Haridwar The Harki Pauri is the most popular bathing ghats which also hosts the Ganga Aarti daily at 6:30 p.m. after sunset. Thousands of pilgrims flock the banks of the Holy river to witness the Aarti and seek the blessings of Mother Ganges. Small lamps lite on leaves are let out to float in the river from the banks, making it a beautiful sight.