The holy land of Haridwar is situated to the right of Ganga river bank, and it is the place from where Ganga spreads over the northern plains of India. It is a city that is associated with Lord Vishnu as well as Lord Shiva. It is also one among the seven most sacred cities in India. People from different corners of India as well as the world, come to Haridwar to bathe in the holy water of Ganga and wash all their sins. It is one among the four locations where Kumb Mela is held. The city is considered to be a sacred place where the devotees get salvation from all their pain and sufferings.