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Nepali Temple (Kathwala Temple)

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Address: Lalita Ghat (near Manikarnika Ghat), Varanasi, India
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Quaint, Beautiful Temple

Built in Nepal style architecture using mortar and wood, this is a beautiful temple that shouldn't be missed. Walk around and peek a the living quarters behind the temple.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
BuzDriver
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New Delhi, India

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New Delhi, India
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Built in Nepal style architecture using mortar and wood, this is a beautiful temple that shouldn't be missed. Walk around and peek a the living quarters behind the temple.

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Bangalore
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36 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pashupatinath temple is located on the banks of ganges. temple is neat & clean. it reminds Pashupatinath temple of kathmandu.

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Thank pranesh613
Kolhapur, India
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39 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Built By a nepali king , is copy of pashupatinath temple of kathmandu, buit with stone and wood , and carving done in wooden pillars is excellent must visit is near to lalit ghat

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Thank amy9090
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the nicest temples in Varanasi. The pillars of the temple have Old Hindu Erotic art carved, it's appalling to see such modern forms in such old carvings. The view from this temple is spectacular.

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Aveiro, Portugal
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49 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A peaceful temple inside Varanasi. There is a ashram inside temple. People and monks are very nice. A must to visit in Varanasi.

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Thank Rui AF P
Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Quiet relaxing getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city. Beautiful ancient temple hand carved from nepalese wood, commissioned by a nepalese king. Gorgeous view.

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Thank Elke H
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

This is a small and interesting temple which doesn't take long to look around, there are lots of cool carvings on it. It's just set back from the Ganges and not far from the main burning ghat. Just be careful in the area for people tagging along with you and showing you the features for free, then taking you to... More 

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Thank RotterdamPip
Greenville, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

I thought the Nepali Temple was very beautiful. The carvings are magnificent. We were supposed to go to Nepal and had a change of plans kind of last minute. We came to Varanasi instead so seemed kind of fitting to get to see a Nepali Temple.

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Thank SpaDiva73
Antwerp, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

Great architecture hidden in a silent place. Especially the carved wooden sculptures were nice to see

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Los Angeles
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21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

The erotic art work in the wood is interesting as a celebration f life. Widows are cared for there as are students. Really interesting. Nice view of the Ganges.

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