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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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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
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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 came to know that if somebody has got toothache. You fix a coin and your ache goes away.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Sumitkoul
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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 very strange but people do it. I saw so many people came and touched it and prayed for some time and then left.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank ashima2019
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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 you will see several dentists in the area to let you know you're on the right track. Ultimately the Toothache Tree is little more than a 1-2 metre long old piece of timber with dusty coins nailed to it, hardly very attractive but an interesting thing to find. In the short time we were there, dozens of locals touched the tree and said a little prayer.

Date of experience: February 2014
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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 I am sure others will use this in their attempts to relieve the pain. Still I said a little prayer whilst there and I didn't get toothache for the rest of our journey so perhaps there is some truth in it after all.

Date of experience: March 2013
2  Thank SteveJacksonnufc
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