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Budhanilkantha

ca. 9 km sudlich von Kathmandu. | Narayanthan, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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ca. 9 km sudlich von Kathmandu. | Narayanthan, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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"sleeping position"
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"holy place"
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"worth a visit"
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"take photos"
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Reviewed July 24, 2016

When you want to see Bishnu, the Caretaker God according to Hindu religion, in the same posture as described in the scriptures, then you find him in Budhanilkantha. One of largest statue made from Single stone is a masterpiece of arts and crafts in Nepal....More

Thank Shiva R
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Reviewed July 16, 2016

Very difficult to reach this place. Probably have to hire a taxi to reach here. Temple and the statue is splendid ! However , photographs are not allowed in here .So watch out !

Thank Vishnu_Ullattil
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Reviewed July 9, 2016

It is a must visit temple for Hindus, situated at the base of Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park, at the north of Capital City Kathmandu of Himalayan country Nepal.

Thank Vinaya S
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Reviewed July 7, 2016

I have been In Kathmandu for long enough now, the I am finally trying to hit some of the less traveled and visited sites here in the KTM Valley. Today was Budhanilkantha day for us. Fairly close to town, just 10 minutes north of the...More

Thank goamazon
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Reviewed July 7, 2016

Beautiful and serene face Lord Vishnu in a sleeping posture on water creating an illusion like he is floating on water. Very peaceful, calm and enjoyable place.

Thank Neetha R
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Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

He, saviour of the world...reside on sheshnaaga submerged partialy in a pond. There, i described it, and feeling proud to do so. Love for him is undying in me... but when i took my wife here, she held me in disbelief. No word was spoken...More

1  Thank Ashish Raj M
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Reviewed June 29, 2016

It is a historical temple where you can a see a big sculpture of Hind lord Vishnu lying on a ses nag. It was discovered by a farmer during irrigation and later on recovered fully and converted in to a temple. Cameras are not allowed...More

Thank Ajay_Kaushik
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Reviewed June 18, 2016

Went with my family to see sleeping Bishnu and prayed for about 30 minutes.felt so good and lucky after visiting this place.

Thank k564
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Reviewed June 13, 2016

The Big Sculpture of God Vishnu Jee in the Midst of Small Pond Resting on Snake Bed.The Statue Is Carved in Black Stone and The Crown is made of Gold. It was Very Calm And Peace when we went to seek Blessings of Lord Vishnu...More

Thank Sumitkoul
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Reviewed June 11, 2016

Big Sculpture of god vishnu ji... Lete huye vishnu ji sesh naag par.....adbhut hain..... But mob.or camera use na karen.....dekh lene par vahan ke log pani me dip kar ke vapas karte hain.... Bahar jo board hai us pe nepali or hindi me likha hai...More

1  Thank Anuragjadia
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