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Pashupatinath Temple

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Reviewed yesterday

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!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

Spent an hour or two on our half day tour. Some great photo opportunities. There were a few passing away rituals happening. Only down side was getting hassled to buy things.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the biggest events in Kathmandu. It is absolut necessary to visit this place. A big area with the special crematorium

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank reinholdt999
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

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. :)

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank the-non-residents
Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank wabeachbum
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Pashupatinath temple. 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

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sudip K
Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Revtra0151
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank haydfar
Reviewed 6 days ago

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

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from JoyOfTravellingIndia | Reviewed this property |
November would be just too cold to be comfortable for aged travellers
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Girijesh J
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Response from hotelr31 | Reviewed this property |
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
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ruchi s
24 May 2018|
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Response from Shirish s | Reviewed this property |
No there is no dress code for men, women and children.
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