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Budhanilkantha

ca. 9 km sudlich von Kathmandu. | Narayanthan, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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ca. 9 km sudlich von Kathmandu. | Narayanthan, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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"sleeping vishnu"
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"lord vishnu"
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"shivapuri national park"
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"single stone"
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"sleeping position"
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"black stone"
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"beautiful statue"
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"small temple"
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"unique temple"
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"holy place"
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"conch shells"
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"take photos"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Narayan Bhagwan in the sleeping position at Budhanilkantha, located at the laps of Shivapuri National Park.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The statue of Lord sleeping in water is simply huge. Located in serene surroundings, this is one of the must visit place

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Alot more people flogging their trinkets and postcards. Needs some cleaning and maintenance. The govt is trying to get things back in shape. The communists need to go.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A significant site of worship for Nepalis, this unique sleeping vishnu is an interesting temple to visit. It lies just at the foot of Shivapuri national park and is a worthwhile stop on the way to climb the peak. about a 30 minute drive from...More

Thank visitor0701
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

Budha Nilkantha is a very unique temple in Kathmandu where Lord Mahavishnu is in a sleeping posture. He is resting on the "Anantanag"- Serpent, and is in the middle of a small water tank (probably symbolizing the ocean). The statue is quite huge, and the...More

Thank JoyOfTravellingIndia
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

There is single sleeping Busnus statue which is very famous by water god in Nepal. All the nepalese go to pray him.

Thank Serku S
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

It is not a common sight in temples to have Hindu gods sleeping. This one is an exception. Makes for an interesting visit

Thank Subramanya S
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

The Budhanilkantha statue of the Hindu god Vishnu, located approximately 10 kilometers from the center of Kathmandu at the base of the Shivapuri Hill, is the largest and most beautiful stone carving in all of Nepal. It is also the most enigmatic. Carved from a...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2018

Rather long drive to reach this spot because of terrible traffic. The statue itself is quite interesting but there are many other places of interest in Kathamndu which are much more impressive. Only go there if on your way to somewhere else...

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

On a hill overlooking the Kathmandu suburb of Buddhanilkantha, with a view of the Kathmandu Valley, and right next to the gate of Shivapuri National Park, there is the International Vipassana Meditation centre called Dhamma Shringa. In operation since 1981, it attracts participants from all...More

Thank VineNFigTree
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Patan-Ratnapark-Jamal-Lazimpat-NarayanGopalChowk-Budhanilkantha Or you can get direct public transportation (sajha bus) whose last stop is your destination
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