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Dakshinkali Temple

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Address: 20km (12mi) From Kathmandu, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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This temple is dedicated to the ferocious goddess Kali, to whom animals are...

This temple is dedicated to the ferocious goddess Kali, to whom animals are sacrificed twice a week.

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Outside of the main city

A temple with great followings. The temple is around 45 minutes from the city. Followers sacrifice animal.

Reviewed 3 days ago
New Delhi, India
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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A temple with great followings. The temple is around 45 minutes from the city. Followers sacrifice animal.

Thank nik_0107
Bolsward, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on a saturday with local transport which was hard, crowded mini bus to the Temple with locals with chicken and even more crowded back to Kathmandu (people hanging out of the bus). So it was very busy, i think best on saturdays, otherwise not that much to see there. Going by local transport, it was difficult, but afterwards one... More 

Thank Nasitrassi
Kathmandu, Nepal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As I am one of the devotees of Hindu God and Goddess, I was planned to visit Dakshinkali Temple and finally did it. The place is beautiful in the bank of small stream. I have seen charm of a lot of devotees there.... !! I found it one of the important Hindu temple in around Kathmandu.

Thank Adventure Mount... T
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

On Tuesdays and Saturdays - the whole day except between 11:30 am - 1 pm there are animal sacrifices. If you know this and are open minded and want to learn more then go. For the real experience go by local bus. But I most worn you it's fighting for your seat and takes more time. Making photographs is allowed,... More 

Thank soraia a
Kathmandu, Nepal
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The temple is famous for worship and the temple was well managed by community of local people where we can easily worship. We can find the lots of local foods also to taste.

Thank Sanjip M
Ahmedabad, India
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Located at the south part of nepal is called Dakshin kali goddess where offering range from anything to animal bali. Place is located in the holly areas next to the kathmandu birgunj road 25 kms from kathmandu.

Thank Hitesh R
The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Only visit on thuesday or saturday when lokals bring offers to tempel otherwise there is not much to see. Best time in morning or after 13.00 ( around 12 to 13 the clean the temple) No entry fee. For the real experience be squashed in lokal bus....we had a good laugh...but it was a hell of a busride standing stuck... More 

Thank travelthingie
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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

The temple is dedicated to goddess kali mean black or dark. Dark is one of the powerful secret energy that no body knew what will be the out comes. Temple is located south of kathmandu that is the reason the goddess is known as Dakshin kali mean south kali goddess temple. Driving from Kathmandu to temple is beautiful view of... More 

Thank Yogendra R
Mantua, Italy
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

As this Temple lies to the South of the Kathmandu Valley as the seat of Kali, it is called Dakin Kali. On Tuesdays and Saturdays and some special power days, thousands of devotees visit this temple. Sometimes you may find sacrifices being offered here. When a person is healed from a life threatending diseases or from some dangerous situations, and... More 

Thank bhumi1008
Kathmandu, Nepal
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Reviewed 28 December 2016

This is mine 4th time to worship here to get the blessings .If you are planning to go at saturday please be there by 4.30 am otherwise you have to wait 5/6 hours to worship .

Thank dhurba123

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