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Address: Pashupati Nath Road, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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The Pashupathinath temple was said to be built by the Licchavi king Supushpadeva. Later in 1099 King shivadeva rebuilt the temple. Later in 17th Century king Bhupendra Malla... read more

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Bengaluru, India
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The Pashupathinath temple was said to be built by the Licchavi king Supushpadeva. Later in 1099 King shivadeva rebuilt the temple. Later in 17th Century king Bhupendra Malla again rebuilt the Pashupatinath Temple. As per the early story Gouthama buddha performed a penance sitting in the middle of burning fire which is called as panchagni.Goddess Parvati was happy by this... More 

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Not so interesting. You are not allowed to visit the main place if you are not Hindu. We just see the temple & the ghat from top.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
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If you have done with all 12 Jyotirlings then if you do not visit Pashupatinath, it will not be considered as accomplished. Otherwise also, Pashupatinath is must visit place. The ambiance, closest to Himalya makes this Shivling very special. The atmosphere is very serene , in air you literally you van hear Omkar. On the banks of Bagmati river this... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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This is one of the Hindu's most holy temple complexes. They charge visitors into the complex. It's about 10 quid which I thought expensive. Each day there are cremations going on at the side of the river. Please be aware this is all in full public view. They bless the bodies near the water's edge and they are carried along... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I went there in the month of February, a few days before Mahashivratri. The temple was nearly empty with enough time to take darshan. We could spend plenty of time in its vicinity, see the sadhus sitting in the temple premises and soak in the spiritual atmostphere.

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Bucharest, Romania
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This is a vast compound of buildings which hosts one of the holiest sites for Hindus. The $10 admission fee does not give you access to the temple itself, which is unfortunately off limits for non-Hindus. But you are here to witness the unbelievable (for westerns) open air cremation rituals, which happen around the clock. Yes, of course it's off-putting... More 

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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The title of my review is true, but I should add that when you are a foreigner (white skinned), they charge an entry fee which is quite high. While one of my friends is a beef-eating Afro-American, and due to his skin color he could enter the holy Golden Temple, which is accessible only for Hindus, me, who is a... More 

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Udaipur, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

this is one of the 12 joytilrings of shiva ( main seat of Lord shiva) that is why so many devotes visit this temple.

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Fu'an, China
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is the place must visit. Hindu holy temple with long history. Feel the reality of life to see died people burning there. only wish make clean and make more manged.

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Bengaluru, India
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I visited lord pashupathi temple on my birthday and it was one of beautiful shiva temple I have visited so far, four faces of shiva and thousands of shiva linga could make you think about our ancient people architecture. People also really nice and explain about history of the temple. One of the must visit temple for shiva devootes.

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