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Painless dentistry hopes

It doesn’t cost anything more than a small coin to wish your pain away! And if not, there is a... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2018
pglejm
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San Francisco, California
via mobile
Ummm - interesting!!

This is the shrine to the toothache God and according to locals it works if you have toothache and... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2017
cazbatt
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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4 Oct 2018
“Painless dentistry hopes”
12 Aug 2017
“Ummm - interesting!!”
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Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

It doesn’t cost anything more than a small coin to wish your pain away! And if not, there is a whole neighborhood of practicing dentists nearby!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank pglejm
Reviewed August 12, 2017

This is the shrine to the toothache God and according to locals it works if you have toothache and make an offering when you have toothache it will do (if it doesn't there are lots of dentist on the next street who will help you...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 19, 2017

Some people believe that a coin will relieve the pain but if/when that wears off and the pain is still there you can try one of the many dentist shops near by that have very interesting equipment in their display ( some very archaic).

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Kciff
Reviewed January 4, 2017

Frequented by the locals as a 'healing deity of toothache', this open temple lies between Kathmandu Durbar Sqaure and Thamel. When locals have toothache, still today, before going to the dentist they take a small coin of any denomination, make a hole on it and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank bhumi1008
Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

I saw a pile of coins and when I went close found as if it's a branch of some tree and some numerous coins have been embedded on it. Strange belief when you nail a coin in it your toothache goes away.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank vineet4u2016
Reviewed October 21, 2016

While roaming around in Thamel, we reached a place where we saw a lots of shops which fix teeth not exactly a dental clinic. Then in sometime we saw a little bump near a wall, and thousands of coins were embedded on that. Then we...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Sumitkoul
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Vaisha Dev (toothache tree) is a small lump of a tree with lots of coins fixed on it. There is a strange belief that if you have any pain in the tooth. You go fix a coin your pain will go. It is no doubt...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank ashima_tiku
Reviewed March 8, 2014

Interesting and quirky attraction. Was a little tough to find, the dozen or so locals we asked did not know where it was, but wandering the streets to find it was half the fun! Located on the corner of a street meeting a small square...More

Date of experience: February 2014
6  Thank 322Tim
Reviewed May 14, 2013

We came across this small but interesting 'tree' whilst walking in the Thamel area and were fascinated by its story. Supposedly if you have toothache you nail a coin to the 'tree' and the gods will give you relief. Not sure how this works but...More

Date of experience: March 2013
2  Thank SteveJacksonnufc
Reviewed January 28, 2012

A must visit for the dentists... It's an old dental street with still many traditional tooth pullers. Stone god is a small rock with many nailed coin. the belief goes that if you have a toothache, you go there and nail a coin and your...More

3  Thank ednapkath
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