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Address: Pashupati Nath Road, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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The place is a cremation center and a Hindu temple. If you are not Hindu, you are not allowed to visit inside the temple. But you can witness the cremation process of dead bodies.

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The place is a cremation center and a Hindu temple. If you are not Hindu, you are not allowed to visit inside the temple. But you can witness the cremation process of dead bodies.

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Oh unimaginable temple .big temple which is ancient period made by king .There is a small river bagmati.many small temples around in pashupati .nice

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Travel can make mind outstretched. The oldest and holiest Hindu shrine in Nepal "The Pashupatinath Temple" located on the bank of Bagmati river is a world heritage site enlisted by UNESCO.The water flowing along the temple of Bagmati River is considered as holy and eventually flows into Ganga. Only Hindu and Buddhist are allowed in a core of temple. Although... More 

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Celebrated Maha Shiva Ratri at Pashupati Temple , was one of memorable time with Shiva Prasad. Every year try to go and celebrate maha shiva Ratri . World heritage side , tradition Hindus culture and beautiful Kailash kut , Mahadev temple !!!

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The (Hindu) temple is also reviewed under Crematoria - the cremations are on the river bank at the back of the temple. It is somewhat moving in that it is possible to see the deceased receiving funeral rites prior to cremation. The temple itself looks hugely impressive, although only Hindu's are allowed to enter it. The entrance price to the... More 

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I love visiting Pashupatinath as it feels very authentic. As a foreigner, there are portions that you are not allowed to enter but overall, there is so much to be seen here. I have visited serval times and there is always cremations occurring, which did bother some people, both because of the smoke and the visual. I find it fascinating.... More 

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A religious temple for Hindus. One can find a peace of soul, and a mind at the same time. A must visit place, in order to know the religious culture, & traditions. And, also to know about different numbers of deities in Hinduism. From, Pashupatinath, you can head towards Guhyeshwari Temple. After this visit, you can head towards Bouddhanath Temple... More 

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This is a must see in Nepal. The negotiations and ceremony that goes into the cremations. Loads of interesting locals wants a dollar for a photo.

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It was absolutely fascinating. Much further in, our guide pointed out the river, rather dried up due to lack of rain. Further down...a cremation was going on. Quite a surprise, but still this being a holy place--we saw all sorts of human endeavors--from the celebration of life, to the release into the next world. I don't think it's for everybody,... More 

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Great place to visit for its relgious/spiritual and cultural customs. Get a guide to explain the various temples and customs for cremation, funeral and grieving process. A lot of Saddhus (spiritual Hindus) live or wander there and it is common to donate money to them but it should always be a voluntary thing although some appear to be trying to... More 

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