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Holy shrine

This Ganpati temple is one of the most temples in Kathmandu. Lot of devotees from all faith come to... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2018
temple of lord ganesh

Maru Ganesh is situated nearby kathmandu durbar square. the temple is dedicated to lord ganesh and... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2016
Sudhir K
Kathmandu, Nepal
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29 Jun 2018
“Holy shrine”
7 Mar 2018
“One of the four Ganeshas in the Valley”
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

This Ganpati temple is one of the most temples in Kathmandu. Lot of devotees from all faith come to offer prayer here

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sumitkumar_13
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Maru Ganesh or Kathmandu Ganesh is one of the four Ganeshas in the valley. It is situated in the centre of Kathmandu city, near to Durbar Square. Hindus worship Ganesha everyday and Ganesh is the God we worship at the beginning before worshiping other Gods....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Ayan H
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Thronged by hundreds of pilgrims and devotees throughout the day, this temple is within the kathmandu's Durbar Square. Having offered prayers and offerings, the devotees walk three rounds around the temple. This Ganesha's special power is to protect the travelers. Please don't miss to visit...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank bhumi1008
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Maru Ganesh is situated nearby kathmandu durbar square. the temple is dedicated to lord ganesh and mostly visited by hindu devotees on tuesday and ganesh chaturthi .

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Sudhir K
Reviewed 24 April 2016

At the time of my visit there were a lot of people worshipping here. It was very interesting ro watch.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank LynneOz
Reviewed 31 March 2016

This little shrine is hidden among the very maze-like alleys and roads around Dharbur Square in Kathmandu. I don't know much about it other than to tell you that it looks spectacular and feels ancient. Definitely something to see while you are wandering along the...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank douglasphoenix
Reviewed 24 March 2016

A small Ganesh - elephant-headed - God known to listen to your prayers, and grant your wishes. Always busy, specially on Tuesdays, Ganesh's day

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Gunraj S
Reviewed 9 July 2015

The shrine of Maru Ganesh near the Kastamandap temple is mostly crowded by the locals as is one of the important Ganesh temples of Kathmandu valley.

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank 7NRG
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

Ganesha (elephant headed god) temple is next to Kastamandapa temple, a yellow colored beautiful small temple. It is among 4 main Ganesh temple of Kathmandu, is also known as Ashoka Vinayaka.

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank swopnil-himalayan
Reviewed 14 May 2015

Visited the Maru Ganesh , on 2 January 2015. The small Ganesh dedicated temple is located just beside the Kasthamandap , and its full of people , so it cant be missed. No pinnacle on the top of the temple. Worth a quick stop

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank Erwin K
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4 May 2015|
Response from Saroj S |
Yes, it is still standing. It's not a big temple so no damages from the earthquake.