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Pashupatinath Temple

Pashupati Nath Road, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Pashupati Nath Road, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It famous and sacred Hindu temple which is located on the banks of Bagmati River. A very peaceful place which is visited by locals and tourists in large numbers daily. The temple complex consists of small temple and shrines all around and monkeys jumping all...More

Thank Mohena16
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really interesting place. Highly recommend going for aarti at 6:30pm. There's a lot of monkeys here, but they seemed chill. Seeing the bodies prepared for cremation was very moving and important. Non Hindus can't go in the main temple but there is much to see...More

Thank seasonedtraveler28
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The holy temple of lord shiva pashupatinath is very religious for hindu religion. This is one of the 4 must visist place before any hindu die, the huge pashupatinath statue, basuki temple, shiva linga , 108 shiva linga and many more religious temple will take...More

Thank Sarita d
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I visited the temple with my wife, mother brother and his wife. The temple is one of the famous religious locations for the Hindus within the valley. The most beautiful piece of architecture is the huge 'ox' statue inside the temple. Then the river banks...More

Thank PSMahapatra
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Approximately 2 km from Tribhuvan International Airport lies Pashupatinath temple, an ancient lord Shiva temple .The location is known as Gaushala. When you enter into the area through the entrance from Gaushala stop you will find local vendors and a Nepal SBI ATM van for...More

3  Thank Rajat D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This temple has many other smalle temples and places to sit and meditate. There also flows a small river next to the temple incase one wishes to carry out certain ceremonies. Monkeys and other birds are welcomed and do not cause any inconvenience or disturbance....More

Thank kuku91
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Reviewed 1 week ago

its very good cultural and religious place but entry for only Hindus. Good to be here but the cremation sites on the bank of River make me feel some uneasy.

Thank Chris M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sacred sight and temple. Worth a visit, very important place of worship for hindus. Great views from the back side of the temple. It is old and historical sacred place. I recommend it.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky to shift our plans to Kathmandu last moment from Pokhara. If you believe and it's possible then do visit this place for Lord Shiva. We didnt know about temple timings and reached only 2 mins before the closing time in afternoon. Lucky...More

Thank Nikhil_Gupta8107
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second holy site for the Hindus after Varanasi, it is a must visit for prayers but also for cremation of departed ones. If you feel uncomfortable with witnessing a cremation, please refrain to visit. Otherwise it is very interesting to witness the entire ceremony. Stroll...More

1  Thank JeromeMarrel
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Response from JoyOfTravellingIndia | Reviewed this property |
November would be just too cold to be comfortable for aged travellers
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Girijesh J
12 June 2018|
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Response from Hotel R | Reviewed this property |
Once you reach Raxaul, you need to cross the boader and reach Birgunj. From Birgunj there are plenty of buses which leaves to kathmandu. Morning starting from 6.30 to 12pm. Again you can find night buses starting from 6 pm... More
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ruchi s
24 May 2018|
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Response from Shirish s | Reviewed this property |
No there is no dress code for men, women and children.
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