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Address: ca. 9 km sudlich von Kathmandu. | Narayanthan, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Visit Budhanilkantha Temple - The House of the Sleeping Lord Vishnu
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Small-Group Shivapuri Hiking Tour from Kathmandu
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Kathmandu Day Trip: Budhanilkantha and Hike Through Shivapuri National Park

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Sacred place in which pictures can be restricted, area is a bit dirty but it is nice to learn about Nepali culture.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sacred place in which pictures can be restricted, area is a bit dirty but it is nice to learn about Nepali culture.

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

started from city center kamalphokri by walk reached nilkantha ,once saw the nilkantha the whole universe in in pleasant mode feel .

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Mill Creek, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In this small temple in the northern part of Kathmandu is one of the largest, if not the largest, reclining granite statue of Lord Vishnu on a bed of snakes...

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Rutherford, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Five meter long granite image carved out of a single rock, Lord Vishnu reclining on a bed of snakes in the middle of a pond. Very beautiful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

I liked this place better than Pashupati, because it is a place of worship rather than a monument. Massive statue of Lord Vishnu bathed by devoteees.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is the holy place I like to visit.....no rush and no pushing you can pray properly........amazing statue and love to watch all kinds of people praying in their own way...

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New Delhi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

A great story behind the formation of temple. Must go . A place where person feels like we standing are just in front of God in real.

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Vadodara, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

It is a bit away from the city. Main attraction is a very large lying/sleeping statue of hindu lord Vishnu. It is also scenic area to walk in the temple.

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

Budhnilkantha temple was the first place we visited during our visit to Nepal. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu.You can see a huge idol of Vishnu lying on coiled serpant Adisesha in the middle of a pond which is barricaded.This temple is very popular among hindus.The idol is massive.The surrounding areas need better upkeep since many tourist visit the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

This was the first stop of the bike tour of Kathmandu, small temple but very interesting to walk around. Buddhi my guide was great at explaining everything.

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