So for a first time in Kathmandu and if you have a taste for the macabre, yes, it is worth a visit. But the stench of the burning bodies can be brutal. Climb up the stairs on the opposite side of the river and go...More
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We stayed for the whole afternoon. I had seen a cremation in a small village on a river. This is full on ritual. My local friend asked if this went on in my country. I told him this would land you in jail!
Pashupatina Shiva temple complex is completely fascinating. A guide is highly recommended here. Choose your guide carefully. Better to go inside and walk around a bit, the right accredited guide will find you! Our guide was a young, charismatic and very educated young man. The...More
This temple is a must-do for anyone in Kathmandu, but don't expect huge, impressive monuments. It's a sacred location and a bit of a trek (recommend a guide for tourists) from Thamel, but it's something you'll be glad you did an fought the crowds for....More
Hindu Temple to Shiva, with cremation ghats along the river. . Rishi's smoking hashish all day, and many elderly residents. Only Hindus are allowed in the main temple, but the grounds are really interesting, Not to be missed.
Pashupatinath is a big Hindu temple, and it is always crowded. But the tourists, who are not Hindu, cannot enter inside. There is a small hill on the opposite side of the river, and from this place you can take a nice pictures of the...More
It was a privilege to watch a very public cremation ceremony in this sacred place. A very sympathetic way to honor the dead.
Visited The Pashupatinath Temple. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, Pashupatinath is one of the four most important religious sites in Asia for devotees of Shiva. Built in the 5th century and later renovated by Malla kings, For tourist its pilgrimage place we did pooja lord shiva...More
I took my family back to see this on this holiday, it is a realty check on what life is, and what happens after. I would recommend a mask while sightseeing, the air pollution is terrible and the cremation fires add to this. Tip to...More