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Reviewed 5 days ago

I went to Barahi temple a couple of months ago. It's on a small island in Phewa lake, so you have to go there by boat, which you can hop on or rent in Lakeside. Bahari temple is small, but being situated on a small...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Marco S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our 1-hour Phewa Lake rowboat ride included a short stop at a small island that is the home to the Barahi Temple. This charming 2-tiered pagoda-style Hindu temple dates to the 18th century. It is used for worship by both Hindus and Buddhists.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Linda Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can go to temple by boat from shore. It takes around 10 min by boat. We spent around 20 min after darshan to have nice views of lakes, mountains and forests area.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ra1410vi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Part of tour and interesting environment. There were large crowds and the locals were praying. Many ianteresting stories about the temple our guide shared.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mrichardm2016
Reviewed 10 February 2019

This is the most religious place in Pokhara. It is built almost in the middle of Phewa lake and can only be reached by boating to its shore.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank KRISHANU-naturelover
Reviewed 31 January 2019

Given the cheap return boat fare (100NR) it's worth a quick trip out to the temple if you've got a spare 30min-1 hour, if for nothing else than getting out on the water on a relaxing non-motorised boat. The temple itself is not altogether noteworthy,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank andyannual
Reviewed 16 January 2019

You have to take a boat ride in Phewa Tal to go here, and it's really worthwhile. Doesn't take up much of your time, but gives you a sense of peace no matter which religion you follow (or don't!)

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Puspita H
Reviewed 13 January 2019

I got on one of the "roof' boats balanced on a couple of canoes with about 10 other people. The sign said it was 100NPR per person (for foreigners; Nepalis get a discount) for a 4-person boat, but that's not the way they do it....More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Teri T
Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

Taal Barahi is a hindu temple of Goddess Barahi. Main attraction of Fewa Lake. 300 Mtr in middle of the side of lake where boating business from the boat association is major. Taking a boat is compulsory to Barahi temple. Rs.60 is charged per head...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bibekpoudel07
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

You have to take Boat to reach temple.. It is in the middle of lake .. Only this make it little interesting.. Normal place to worship GOD..

Date of experience: November 2018
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