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Bindhya Basini Temple

Pokhara 33700, Nepal
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“small hill” (8 reviews)
“holy place” (7 reviews)
Pokhara 33700, Nepal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This iconic temple requires a climb up steps, but it is well worth the journey. When I visited, the primary Temple was being expanded. However, the white dome of Bindhya Basini Temple, which is dedicated to the Goddess Bhagwati, was still prominent. Also on the...More

Thank jonahNJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located at the heart of the Pokhara city. This temple dedicated to Goddess Durga. Annapurna range of Himalayas viewed from here, snow on top of hills clearly seened, feel the natural beauty. A beautiful garden around temple. Bhagwati puja and panoramic veiw both are possible...More

Thank dhyan400
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is on top of the very small hill. It is believed as one of the oldest temples in Pokhara Valley. Can be seen Wedding ceremonies taking place in the wedding season most of the time.

Thank krpokhrel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unforgettable experience and blessings every time visiting, it's very famous in among the Nepalese as tourist, very clear fishtail in front of you. Place given peaceful mind and body It's blessing day. Jai bindabasini

Thank d J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of biggest hindus temple in pokhara , you can see Annapurna range as well and pokhara vally seen.

Thank S9331WYinfo
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Not worth the detour if not a believer. We got conned by a 'helpful official' who then wanted money for the vague info he provided.

Thank Francoiseaccordion
Reviewed 3 October 2017

A most popular and most visited places for locals and tourists in Pokhara. A colourful, serene, clean and mystical temple.

Thank purvimalkan
Reviewed 17 September 2017

The temple of the goddess is located on the side of the mountain. Regular animal sacrifices are given.

Thank bose_rima
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Story of Bindhya Basini is, King of nepal was taking the mata idol to upper mountain to build her temple. but he rested in night at this hill point. Next morning when people tried to lift the idol, they were not able to lift it....More

Thank Rahulg31
Reviewed 31 July 2017

A colourful and mystical temple, open and welcoming to non-Hindus. Best to go with a Hindu guide to appreciate fully. Offerings (puja) can be bought from the shops nearby. Colourful and unique with many interesting scupltures and artworks to the various deities.

Thank siobhanmcfadden
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