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Address: Kel Tole | Old Kathmandu, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Kathmandu, Nepal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 their way, but you can see many Nepalis visiting the temple.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 at the inner sanctum throughout the day. The courtyard of the temple is full of... More 

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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4 of 5 bubbles 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..

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Mumbai
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

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 stand next to the wall, observe, photograph, count the pidgeons on the roof. No big... More 

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

Feels as if, life of Nepalese people depends on worshiping and praying, most of them reach temples make round pray and worship, offer, without doing these things, they don't take even a glass of water. how dedicated.

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

Nepal has great culture ,lots of temple in kathmandu vally and outside .nice architecture and a lot people to go in temple ,its beauty of newark culture .

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

I stumbled on this temple while walking through Asan, which is surprising as it's hardly easy to spot hidden behind shops and parked motorbikes. Covered in pigeons and their poo it's a tiny temple in the heart of a busy district. I'm Buddhist but didn't feel this temple was spiritual place, certainly not somewhere I could meditate, but perhaps its... More 

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Tbilisi, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

Very beautiful place and a lot of pigeons all over... very different from everything the rest. Pigeons heaven :) must see place in the old town.

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