One amongst the most sanctified places in Haridwar is the Gau Ghat. Positioned right across the eminent Subash Ghat and along the banks of holy river Ganges, it is a place of great religious significance to Hindus.
The place is often visited by tourists from all across the world, as the legends say that whosoever takes bath in this sanctified river, he is free from the sins of killing cows. Also you can see several Hindu devotees who come here to offer homage to their beloved. Adding to this, a fact unknown to many is that this river beholds the ashes of the great politicians like Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Mahatma Gandhi and Smt. Indira Gandhi that were immersed here.
One can evoke the feeling of wellness after bathing in the Ghat and this place can be visited any time of year. This place observes the celebration of various festivals, which make it more favorable among tourists.