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Swayambhunath Temple

Manjushree Marg, Kathmandu 44620, Nepal
+977 986-5713743
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Manjushree Marg, Kathmandu 44620, Nepal
+977 986-5713743
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a religious site, the Stupa is highly respected.It is a beautiful place, but very comfortable, leisurely, too.It is situated in a nice altitude and a great panoramic view of the city of Kathmandu is visible from here.The small temples adjoining the main stupa...More

Thank Joy_0f_Travelling
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful holy place close to the airport... many sound.. many people .. really beautyful. Must go! Before go, understand if that day is some special fest... not indu cannot entered

Thank Andrea C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice palce for group visit.The plce is on top of hill.we can see nice view of ktm valley.so many buddist people.be careful from bad monkey.

Thank Spanishalex
Reviewed 3 days ago

The swayambhu nath aka monkey temple is located western part of Kathmandu on the to of the small hill. The last earthquake has demolish other temples nearby the main stupa, however, it is still beautiful to see and visit.

Thank PinkUnicorn S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

For a mere 200 rupees entrance fee I couldn't complain but in comparison to other temples it wasn't much to look at apart from the views of the city from the top and of course the monkeys! Watch out for some of the locals at...More

Thank GSexton
Reviewed 4 days ago

the temple is situated at top of a hill, you have to climb several stairs to reach there. this temple is also known as Monkey temple due to the presence of monkeys. It is advised not to touch them. there are lots of antique shops,...More

Thank Arifur R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After lots of hype about the temple I was slightly disappointed after my visit while walking around I was all was been asked to buy stuff , their are lots of steps which could be a problem if your not very fit , the litter...More

Thank roamingtherails
Reviewed 5 days ago

Swayambhunath Temple is one of the must go place for Buddhist Pilgrimage, the combination of both Pagoda style Hindu temple and Shikhara Style temples are the major attraction in top of the hill.The scenic and pleasing view of Kathmandu is delightful.

Thank NepaDreamTravel
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is old shiva temple and claimed as swayambhuv. however have not read this anywhere. Old Nepali style structure.

Thank MukeshDave
Reviewed 1 week ago

- Location: you can see over the Kathmandu city from the temple and have many monkey around temple, you can see people who have faith and making ritual for pray. - How to travel: You can come by taxi or private car and walk many...More

Thank bboatwanwisa
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avinash s
26 August 2016|
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Response from Tapanmc | Reviewed this property |
There is no time restriction.. Whole day is open.
12 May 2015|
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Response from Zantor2 | Reviewed this property |
gotta agree with other answer Not understanding from you question WHAT does it have to do with the Swayambhunath Temple??