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Nepali Temple (Kathwala Temple)

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Address: Lalita Ghat (near Manikarnika Ghat), Varanasi, India

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A REPLICA OF PASHUPATINATH TEMPLE IN NEPAL

The temple is made all in wood. It is maintained by king of Nepal. This is a temple of Shiva where a beautiful shivling shines . A panoramic view of the city and Ganges which... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

The temple is made all in wood. It is maintained by king of Nepal. This is a temple of Shiva where a beautiful shivling shines . A panoramic view of the city and Ganges which show the cresent moon shape on head of god Shiva can be seen from here. the only thing is the approach to the temple may... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Loved the elegant wooden carvings on the surface of this temple. From here, it's a great location to see the view of the Ganges.

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Lucknow, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

the place is calm and has lot of faith floating in environment. its worth the efforts to reach this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

find a auto rickshaw tuk-tuk driver and has them take you around to all the temples in the Sarnath area (including monasteries,,,mind your p's and q's) and enjoy the wonderful vibrations and quiet of lovely Sarnath. Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Unlike many of the Hindu temples in India, we found ourselves alone when visiting the Nepali temple. There is a nice ambience and attractive architecture. The views over the Ganges are also excellent.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Do not miss this beautiful little temple with fine wood carvings throughout Well worth the 20r ticket price. Good atmosphere there during our visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

A must see while in Varanasi with its carved depictions of the karma sutra. They charge a few rupees but it's well worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The nepali temple is having a beautiful architecture, in a high position over the ghats. It's a tranquil spot, you can sit outside the temple or finding peace in the narrow space inside. Interesting statues and wooden crafts decorating the temple. Worth spending some time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This is a small sample of Kathmandu in Varanasi. The wooden temple, probably around 200 years old, sits just beside the Manikarnika ghat. This is easily one of the, if not the most intricately sculpted temples of Varanasi. The alls of the temple have sculptures of mythic creatures, gods etc. Its a must visit. There is a nominal entry fee,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

The Nepali temple has the characteristic Nepalese architecture. When you take off your shoes to enter also remove your socks - there are wet areas. You can walk through most of the in- and outside and you'll find some lovely wood carvings of gods and creatures and flowers and also wonderful wood carved windows set into the brick walls. There... More 

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Address: Lalita Ghat (near Manikarnika Ghat), Varanasi, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttar Pradesh  >  Varanasi

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