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This temple is dedicated to the ferocious goddess Kali, to whom animals are sacrificed twice a week.
20km (12mi) From Kathmandu, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
+977 985-1236336
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This temple was very populous and very dirty . On the other hand it was full of local worshipers. You had the feeling that people consider the temple sacre and special. In architectural terms there was not something particular to remember. It worths a visit...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pantelis_Rhodes
Reviewed 22 November 2018

Dakshinkali Temple with Dakshinkali Goddess, a powerful form of Kali, is one of the most frequented temples in Kathmandu Valley. Although famous for large number of animal sacrifices, the area also has many more interesting events to offer. Located in the Pharping Municipality, the greater...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kishoremaharjan
Reviewed 29 September 2018

This is the best place for pilgrimage.20 KM far from kathmandu city.This is peace and nice place. You will see more nature.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nabu-Nepal
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

This place is about 21 km from kathmandu valley. This temple is representative of Kali, representative form of lord Shiva’s wife, so this temple is mostly visited by Hindus. It a historical and religious place as well as a great place to come with family...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank shirish_xtha
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Having the opportunity to visit Dakshinkali Temple was one of the highlight of my visit to Nepal. With that said, the temple is not for the feint of heart, and if you're coming to it from a Western tradition, you'll need to be open-minded and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

Dakshinkali Temple, one of the most ancient, historic, religious temples of Nepal, representative form of Lord Shiva's wife- "KALI" or "MAHAKALI". Dakshinkali temple is located southwest of the Kathmandu around 45 mins. drive. The temple holds more than millennium years old legend of its establishment...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank asmtreks
Reviewed 28 June 2018

This temple is devoted to Kali mata and is frequented by many people. One of the famous Hindu temples to visit

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sumitkumar_13
Reviewed 28 June 2018

I find the temple and the monuments establish there very beautiful but the surrounding and the management was quite poor. The way from capital to here is at its worst.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank m_rashna
Reviewed 20 June 2018

its hindus very sacret temple where so many animals are sacrificed every day and the people urge the power with gods

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank serku s
Reviewed 19 June 2018

All Kali temples once inside seem to have the same ambience. Was not there during the sacrificial rites but hope to visit someday during dashain.

Date of experience: January 2018
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