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Seto Machindranath Temple

Kel Tole | Old Kathmandu, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Temple in Thamel

Seto Macchendranath is a Buddhist temple in Thamel. The entrance is not easy to find, since the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kimitaka S
via mobile
Beautiful place to visit

Its one of the nice temples to visit.. Very beautiful architecture and embiance.. A must visit... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Sevag D
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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“pigeons” (7 reviews)
“worship” (4 reviews)
“sanctum” (2 reviews)
Kel Tole | Old Kathmandu, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Seto Macchendranath is a Buddhist temple in Thamel. The entrance is not easy to find, since the entrance gate is under reconstruction. The brilliant building is worth taking a look. Around the temple, there are many pigeons.

Thank Kimitaka S
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Its one of the nice temples to visit.. Very beautiful architecture and embiance.. A must visit temple in Nepal

Thank Sevag D
Reviewed 17 April 2017

we have a great experience and lots of photos of any detail of this temple. this ancient temple is one our favorite.

Thank cepirusli
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Seo Machandranath is the God for health care at the time when we have no other way, white statue that indicates purity. Pagoda style temple with beautiful carving and108 pic around the temple is big attractions. This temple is located at the center of old...More

Thank Yogendra R
Reviewed 25 November 2016

It s one of the places hard to find without a guide. I went several times from different directions with different people and still I cannot tell you the way. The place is very special, a real sanctum and very original. Not many tourist find...More

1  Thank Alaya_Nepal
Reviewed 24 November 2016

The sanctum of the temple is enclosed with ugly iron grills to prevent theft of idols. The walls are covered in glided images and the temple has a beautiful tympanum. Many devotees can be seen making rounds, burning incense and oil lamps and paying homage...More

2  Thank Mayur S
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Get reflection and bonding of both Hinduism and Buddhism at Seto Machhendranath temple. If you are planning to see the jatra or chairot festival then visit Kathmandu during the month of April..

Thank Sakesh K
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Hidden inside a busy crossing in Thamel, this temple was a nice surprise during my visit to KTM. Apparently it wasn't affected by the earthquake and there are many interesting statues. Definitely worth a quick visit.

1  Thank MauroFederici
Reviewed 12 July 2016

The temple has nice carvings outside. Eventhough the temple is located a bit away from thamel and takes a good 1 hour walk to get there, i would say its worth the effort

Thank godspeed4476
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Maybe it was not meant for this place to become a tourst spot - it is well hidden and hard to spot. We passed it when walking to the square early morning. It is a place of worship for the locals and you can just...More

1  Thank Lillemusen
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4 May 2015|
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Response from JAGDISHJAGDISH | Reviewed this property |
I beg a pardon because I am from India, not from Nepal so i cannot say about your question.