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Soyambhunath Temple is one of the most iconic temple not only of Nepal but in the world. this world heritage site is a must see place in Kathmandu. As it is situated atop a hill. you also get a stunning view of Kathmandu valley below...
We took the main stairs up but later was told there is another way going on a much more steps through the gardens. The monkeys were a concern earlier but they did not disturb the visitors . Just no food or drinks in hand. The...More
The temple is based in the heart of Kathmandu. The roads leading to the temple are over crowded and noisy but the Temple is very peaceful and calm. A lot of positive energy can be felt inside the temple. ot of spicy restaurants around the...More
A climb up to here (ramp or stairs available) offered divine views over the city of Kathmandu. The temple itself was beautiful and very interesting to explore around.
A few shops at the top sold stunning jewellery, paintings and gifts.
For those with limited time in Kathmandu, head on here for a good immersion into the culture. It requires some steps-climbing to get into the temple itself, where there are some good places to take photos of the city skyline from an elevated point of...More
The "monkey temple wheather at day break, it's an joy. The military recruits running up the mountain of stairs at 4:30 am. while we turn the prayer wheels, being the first to visit the small shops within the temple walls, followed by the masala tea...More
As far as I know, there is no official opening time. My suggestion though would be to go when the sun is not too high in the sky so your photographs will show nice shadows and coutours. Enjoy the visit!