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Buddha Nilkantha Temple

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good place to be

Kasthamandap is one of the famouls and attractive place to see in nepal . made of wood caving and... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2014
Thomas D
must see place in kathmandu

An unique temple of Buddha in water. Be prepared for a long queue and avoid weekends. They do not... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2014
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 19 December 2014

Kasthamandap is one of the famouls and attractive place to see in nepal . made of wood caving and best architecture of nepal.

4  Thank Thomas D
Reviewed 29 November 2014

An unique temple of Buddha in water. Be prepared for a long queue and avoid weekends. They do not let photography inside and keep your cameras away

6  Thank sunil_padmanabh
Reviewed 28 November 2014 via mobile

Buddha Nilkantha at the head of the statue there is Buddha head which is always cocered by yellow cloth really amazing architecture...

4  Thank adsherpa
Reviewed 24 November 2014

A small temple but the idol is just gorgeous. Lord Vishnu sleeping on his Cobra. The idol is made from a single stone. I wonder how heavy it must be! The normal pushing and pulling is not there in this temple and the crowds are...More

Thank Chithra U
Reviewed 9 November 2014

A sleeping Vishnu on Sheshnag is not a site to be missed... The idol has been made out of a monolith and is a site you will not forget in a long time. Takes only half an hour or less. As for the kids, they...More

Thank deshanupam
Reviewed 2 November 2014

Location: The temple is located 10.8 km from kathmandu city. Please don't interpret buddha as Gautam Budh, here buddha means old in Hindi. There is a story behind this temple. The temple surely needs maintenance. Must visit this place. The statue is of Lord Vishnu...More

1  Thank harshit_bly
Reviewed 17 September 2014

If you live in Thamel, just walk down to "Jamal" or "Ratnapark". from there there are micro- vans running to Budhnilakantha. It's only 20 Nepal Rupees; 20minutes and approximately 11 km. The micro takes you exactly North direction, and towards the Shivapuri National Park. The...More

Thank RajasingheMA
Reviewed 1 August 2014

Beautiful lying down statue of Lord Vishnu with serpents, carved on a single stone. Its nothing to do with Buddha. It depicts that its old / ancient.

Reviewed 28 June 2014

Lord Bishnu sleeping on the bed of snakes on water which is fabulous to see. Nice and quit place to see and visit. lovely.......

2  Thank loo c
Reviewed 22 June 2014

a large stone statue of Lord Vishnu sleeping on a bed of snakes on water, but the water in the pond seems dirty. good for a throbbing soul..religious and a peaceful place for travelers.

2  Thank anjolina24
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