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Fascinating, beautiful, large Hindu temple complex and cremating grounds located just in the outskirts of Kathmandu, near the airport. Considered the "local Varanasi", here you can directly watch the funeral cremation ceremonies. Don't miss it!
Quite a special experience, watching the cremations first hand. It is something you cannot see in many parts of this world, but it gets quite personal. We did it, and we do not regret it, but probably would not do it again. :)
What an experience, this is like nothing I've seen before.
Our hotel tried to talk us out of going when we did due to it being busy with a festival. We were so glad we went any way, the area was decorated and there were...More
The place has a Hindu temple that can not be accessed if you are is not Hindustani,
The guides take the foreigners to a grandstand in front of the crematory places.
Does it make sense for tourists to see the details of the preparation of...More
I had the privilege of witnessing my first body being cremated in traditional Hindu fashion. The entry fee is steep for tourists at 1000nrp (Nepalese get in for free) but once in, there are guides wanting to show you around. We had this one bloke...More
The Pashupatinath Temple is suppose to be a famous and sacred Hindu temple. What I experienced however is a an expensive (1000 rupees entrance fee for foreigners) filthy dump site. Words alone cannot describe how filthy and disgusting this place is, so perhaps some photos...More
The Pashupatinath temple is a major ntional deity of Pashupatinath. Pashupatinath is another name for Lord Shiva. He is believed to be protector and preserver all living creatures in the form of Pashupathnath. Int, 1979 AD, this temple complex was inscribed on the UNESCO World...More
Once you reach Raxaul, you need to cross the boader and reach Birgunj. From Birgunj there are plenty of buses which leaves to kathmandu. Morning starting from 6.30 to 12pm. Again you can find night buses starting from 6 pm... More
Once you reach Raxaul, you need to cross the boader and reach Birgunj. From Birgunj there are plenty of buses which leaves to kathmandu. Morning starting from 6.30 to 12pm. Again you can find night buses starting from 6 pm to 9pm. If you want you can also hire small vehicles for your comfort as your budget. From Simra you can also get plane to Kathmandu. Simra is just 12km from Birgunj.
Pashupatinath temple is in "Gaushala" Kathmandu. There are lots of hotels near temple to stay and most of are safe.