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Pashupatinath Temple

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Pashupati Nath Road, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Reviewed yesterday

A revered place of pilgrimage. The notice outside clearly says entry for Hindus only, however no one seems to be checking, nevertheless due respect to the sentiments of the Hindus, no foreigner seen entering the temple complex. Like all great religious places here too, the...More

Thank shyamrak
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is just amazing, and an absolute must-see if you’re in Kathmandu. It’s quite expensive to get in (1000npr) and you can’t visit the main temple, but there’s still plenty to see. You do need to be careful with a few things, though. After...More

Thank Sal A
Reviewed 2 days ago

a must visit temple in kathmandu. the temple is listed on UNESCO world heritage site due to its value and importance. many hindu devote comes here to worship lord shiva. The temple has many priests and holy man (Baba).

Thank Ramod321
Reviewed 3 days ago

All Hindus who come to Nepal goes to lord Shiva temple. A holy place for Hindu religion The usual time of the arti is 6.00pm daily

Thank ashishdeora123
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The main temple here is just for Hindus. As other reviewers have pointed out you can see dead bodies being cremated which I found very difficult to see. I also felt sad to see other tourists taking photos, imagine if someone turned up to your...More

Thank SunnyMangoMac
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A must visit for devout hindus at least once in their lifetime.For tourists from abroad it is advisable for them to walk to the back of the temple and from a vantage point can view the rituals being performed at the banks of the Bagmati...More

Thank Piush P
Reviewed 5 days ago

All hindus who come to Nepal must visit here to get blessings from Lord Siva! Just go inside and get peace!

Thank Malgudiboy
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

lord shiva"s big themple it is called pashupati nath .many many small temples are there .kailas parbat ,Bagmati river,also near by there. When people died his or her dead body is burning fire is in there .

Thank iconbir2046
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Hindu Temple can not be enterd by non Hindu’s. Interesting complex with lost of dogs and apes. It becomes disturbing once you realise that you are an uninvited guest to someone’s cremation. Watching the ceremony is intriguing and cultural interesting, but also quite unpleasantly intimate...More

Thank Frank v
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the most popular Shiva temple across globe. Photography not allowed inside temple premises (I wrongly clicked one) . There is a giant brushabha brass statue inside the temple premises. Built by the royal this is well maintained and architecture is best....More

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Bhavanachittal
July 2, 2018|
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Response from JoyOfTravellingIndia | Reviewed this property |
November would be just too cold to be comfortable for aged travellers
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Girijesh J
June 11, 2018|
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Response from Hotel R | Reviewed this property |
Once you reach Raxaul, you need to cross the boader and reach Birgunj. From Birgunj there are plenty of buses which leaves to kathmandu. Morning starting from 6.30 to 12pm. Again you can find night buses starting from 6 pm... More
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ruchi s
May 24, 2018|
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Response from Shirish s | Reviewed this property |
No there is no dress code for men, women and children.
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