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Address: Pashupati Nath Road, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Shiva Temple

The entrance of the temple has a huge archway with the name of the temple inscribed. Inside is a huge Nandi and then a smaller Nandi. A few steps are there to reach the sanctum of... read more

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The entrance of the temple has a huge archway with the name of the temple inscribed. Inside is a huge Nandi and then a smaller Nandi. A few steps are there to reach the sanctum of the temple. There are four doors so this helps easy access into the temple. Worship of the Shiv linga is done in this temple.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is quite the experience. We follow the Christian faith and it was very interesting to see how the Hindu locals practice their faith.There is a lot of history here. The human cremations was a very surreal experience. Make sure you spend some time chatting to a holy man. Spend time here, don't rush through this one.

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Pokhara, Nepal
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Its a great place, the culture and the tradition are reflecting the spirituality culture. Here you will came to know the meaning of life and death. Shadus are reflecting the power of devotation for the lord Shiva.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We organized temple and famous with locals and tourists alike. Doors of the main temple opens in the morning and in the evening at 5:30 p.m. and aarti happens at around 6:30 p.m.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When leaving this temple I was challenged by a guard? who bailed me up on the steps. I had entered with a group so not sure what this was about! hadnt noticed him on entry. Interesting place but not riveting

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Pashupatinath is the famous Hindu temple in Nepal. The temple is an old architecture building and is surrounded by a park. the temple says and ask only hindu to visit inside the main campus. the temple also has a lot of monkeys around. you will see many smaller shrines and the cremations on one side of the Bagmati Rivier, and... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of the many must see religious sites in Kathmandu. Always interesting to see other religions at work and to understand just how different this is compared to traditional western religion! The dignified expressions of faith shown amongst the clamour of the crowds of fellow worshippers and tourists shows strength of conviction.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A huge and absolutely fascinating temple and grounds. While you can't go into the temple unless you're Hindu, going down to the river to see the cremation ceremonies is very interesting and peaceful. Worth the price of a guide for sure.

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Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a guide take us there (through Plan Holiday's) and explained all the ceremonies going on. It was amazing to learn all about the culture and ceremonies taking place. I would highly recommend having a guide there to explain everything you are seeing and explain what all the buildings are. This is the first thing that made me fall... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Little talked about amongst backpackers, but this is a must visit in Kathmandu. A genuine experience and way to experience Hindu culture. Disappointed to see other tourists so openly photographing burning bodies and grieving families up close however

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