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Address: Kathmandu, Nepal

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Lord Vishnu

A lovely temple. If one has the time to spare(A bit far from the city) its a must visit. Ask the locals about the history of the temple, its pretty interesting.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A lovely temple. If one has the time to spare(A bit far from the city) its a must visit. Ask the locals about the history of the temple, its pretty interesting.

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Agra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

I visited the temple last week. I was very awesome and scenic. Lord Vishnu statue is very attractive . Really a good place to visit.

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Om Namo Bhagwate Wasudevaye Namo Namah.... The Lord Vishnu temple... Feel Peace ..... Fresh Air...... Positive Vibes.....

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

As all the places in Kathmandu, this temple is also very old and has a unique statue of Lord Vishnu resting on snakes. The temple is not very well maintained.

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

I visited Buddha Nilkanta four years ago, many years after my first time in Nepal and I was surprised for this wonderful place.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

It is very stunning and overpowering with very serene face of the statue.I only wish it can be protected from the birds around.

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Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

This a very good temple nicely managed major attraction is the sleeping idol of one of the main hindu lord vishnu

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

We visited this during our Nepal trip in December 2010. The temple deity is Lord Vishnu, lying on Ananta Sesa(snake with 11-hooded heads) in the cosmic ocean. The Deity is over 1,000 years old. Lord Vishnu is about 5m (17 ft) long and is lying in a 13m (43 ft) long tank, as if floating with his legs crossed. His... More 

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

It's a religious place for Hindus which contains the largest statue of Hindu God "Vishnu" in Nepal. It's a 17 feet long statue lying in a 42 feet long tank. Also known as sleeping God. Gigantic and Attractive.. It's a marvelous example of stone craving. The other thing I liked the most is the management done within the temple. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

On the way to Kailash Manasarover Yatra we had a two day stay in Kathmandu. So we all went to see the BudnilKantha temple . It is belived that the diety was carved in 7th or 8th century.Lord vishnu is about 5m (17 ft )long and is laying in a 14 m (44 ft ) long tank as if Floating... More 

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