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Reviewed 16 June 2018

it is a temple on little heights having temple of mata devi , shiva ram chandra ji, hanuman ji and so on....

Thank 358vipinm
Reviewed 15 June 2018

You need to climb steps about 100 to reach the top. Have temples of Shiva, Parvati, Ganesha and Hanuman.A nice place to relax. If not cloudy you can see the snow clad Anna purna ranges.

Thank Ganesan V
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Bindhya Basini Temple is a holy Hindu temple. The premise is very well maintained and lot of devotees come here

Thank Sumitkumar_13
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Please kindly note that this temple is NOT the temple on the small island in Phewa Lake. Some uploaded photos shows that it is in the lake and that is NOT correct. Please visit this place is you are interested in Hinduism. It is a...More

Thank MiraAbouAjram
Reviewed 17 May 2018

The one thing that is going for this temple is the fact that it i in the middle of the lake Fewa and only reachable by boat.

Thank Kunal G
Reviewed 17 May 2018

The ancient Bindhya Basini Temple sits atop a small hill in Old Pokhara. Founded in the 17th century, the temple is sacred to Durga, the warlike incarnation of Parvati, worshipped here in the form of a saligram (a fossilised ammonite shell, considered a sacred form...More

Thank KRAMA200
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Absolutely worth a visit, especially if it's on your route. It's a really famous temple and it's very beautifully maintained and done up. If you are Hindu, it's a must visit- as it is also very auspicious.

Thank Aps12345
Reviewed 2 April 2018

This White domed Hindu temple is surrounded by several other small Hindu temples. It would be helpful if someone there explains the religious significance of the various sites. One is able to take interesting photographs of the surrounding area from this location.

Thank Manuel B
Reviewed 29 March 2018

I went with the family at about 6:45 PM on the day before Navaratri. At the time of visit Arati was going on and there were different kinds of Arati being done by three Pujaris. It was exquisite to watch. Not to be missed.

Thank KGanesh1955
Reviewed 18 March 2018

This temple, dedicated to the goddess Durga, lies atop a small hill about 20 mins away from Lakeside. There are a small amount of steps to be climbed to reach the top. The temple grounds are rather clean. There are some smaller shrines around the...More

Thank rajeshkk
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