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this place of Crematoria i see people putting in fire my heart was cry im scared went i see that... read more

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What a way to go

Having visited Varanasi some time ago we were prepared for the sight of someone being cremated. In... read more

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Bagmati River, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The crematorium is great for people who are not easily grossed out and also don't mind the smell. It's also nice to see another type of culture. Would not recommend to people who are easily squeamish or for people who are easily tired as some...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

this place of Crematoria i see people putting in fire my heart was cry im scared went i see that god i never sleep full day

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having visited Varanasi some time ago we were prepared for the sight of someone being cremated. In most cases it's a joyous occasion for the relatives as long as they're not having a camera stuffed in their faces. This little river eventually flows into the...More

Thank Nick N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a place with so much happening - a place full of history and a place that confronts you with life and death. for first timers it might be a slight 'shock' being put in front of reality of life. it is also one of the...More

Thank AnitaDidi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Expensive (as a foreign tourist), but interesting and sobering. Being sensitive to those who are mourning, it's worth a visit.

Thank SquashAddict
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Things seem to happen all together in this place. Firstly we were taken there to learn of the culture and tradition of the religion. We learned that cremation is done with various sites in the compound - rich and nobilities in one area, those who...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

My friends and I were a little hesitant to go here given the nature of the the place, having said that I am glad we went. The crematorium is a sacred place for the families of local Hindu’s; it allows the families to give their...More

Thank Anna L
Reviewed 6 June 2018

This open crematorium is for Hindu cremations; however non Hindus can observe the cremations from the other side of the small river. Many Nepali families and individuals were present observing the rituals which they consider to be good luck. It did bring to mind personal...More

Thank fiamma11
Reviewed 5 June 2018

I wasn't sure I wanted to see a cremation and the cries of sadness from the wife (I could be wrong) we difficult to take but the ceremony itself was quite beautiful. This is not something a western person will see on any other trip...More

Thank Dan R
Reviewed 5 June 2018

an insight into the lives of the locals. amazing to see the culture and beliefs and how they handle death. worth the visit although it can be a little confronting for some

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Response from AustraliaRuth | Reviewed this property |
I suggest engage a guide/driver, who will guide you to the best viewing locations, and explain the significance of what you are seeing, and also make you feel more comfortable because you are with a local. Ceremonies are not... More