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Lord Vishnu in sleeping position.

We went here on Saturday to seek the blessing of Lord Vishnu. Its 20 mins drive from Thamel. It's... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2016
Ashima T
Jammu and Kashmir, India
via mobile
Best place in Nepal to meet their god

According to Hindu belief, Buddha was born in Nepal. That's the reason why Nepalese are very proud... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2016
Joren Bon T
Puerto Princesa, Philippines
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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We went here on Saturday to seek the blessing of Lord Vishnu. Its 20 mins drive from Thamel. It's a very beautiful temple with so many God's inside it. There is pond where Lord Vishnu is in sleeping position and people throng up to seek...More

Thank Ashima T
Reviewed 5 October 2016

According to Hindu belief, Buddha was born in Nepal. That's the reason why Nepalese are very proud of their birthplace. One way to find out and get to know the Hindu god is to visit this amazing place.

Thank Joren Bon T
Reviewed 28 September 2016

The place is called Budha (old) and Nilakantha (One with the blue throat, usually a reference for Lord Shiva) but the temple houses a young Lord Vishnu in his chaturbhuj form lying asleep atop the Sheshanaga in a pool of water. What a sight to...More

Thank Sundar S
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Budhanilkantha Temple, located in Budhanilkantha, Nepal, it is a Hindu open air temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Budhanilkantha Temple is situated below the Shivapuri Hill at the northern end of the kathmandu valley and can be identified by a large reclining statue of Lord Vishnu....More

Thank Sudhir K
Reviewed 29 August 2016

A lovely temple. If one has the time to spare(A bit far from the city) its a must visit. Ask the locals about the history of the temple, its pretty interesting.

Thank aditya29994
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I visited the temple last week. I was very awesome and scenic. Lord Vishnu statue is very attractive . Really a good place to visit.

Reviewed 6 June 2016

Om Namo Bhagwate Wasudevaye Namo Namah.... The Lord Vishnu temple... Feel Peace ..... Fresh Air...... Positive Vibes.....

Thank Quick Best C
Reviewed 16 May 2016

As all the places in Kathmandu, this temple is also very old and has a unique statue of Lord Vishnu resting on snakes. The temple is not very well maintained.

Thank Ashima1984
Reviewed 19 April 2016

I visited Buddha Nilkanta four years ago, many years after my first time in Nepal and I was surprised for this wonderful place.

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Thank hollow10
Reviewed 31 March 2016

It is very stunning and overpowering with very serene face of the statue.I only wish it can be protected from the birds around.

Thank Drpragna
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