We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Pashupatinath Temple

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
All photos (2,773)
Full view
{2006_tc_awards_title_ffffe599|s}
Ways to Experience Pashupatinath Temple
from $27.00
More Info
from $87.00
More Info
from $32.00
More Info
Reviews (4,081)
Filter reviews
3,137 results
Traveler rating
1,777
897
299
98
66
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
Traveler rating
1,777
897
299
98
66
Show reviews that mention
All reviews bagmati river lord shiva holy men funeral pyres hindu religion cremation site burning bodies loved ones holy place take pictures must visit place entrance fee interesting place world heritage site death monkeys ghats
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 3,137 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago

one of the most impressive temple I´ve visite before and it doesn´t matter if you are buddist or not you have to visite this temple

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank turtle201277
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went to this place with my Indian family and was not allowed to enter because I was a foreigner. They said it was because I was not Hindu, but how would they know? An American-Indian could have easily gotten in ( and be a non-hindu)...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank TravelingWandererAbb
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited the temple on a Friday afternoon and there was a ceremony ongoing. Its good place to learn more about the Hindu culture with a guide to explain what is happening however you might feel uncomfortable witnessing the whole process of the ceremony. As...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank LeNaiVentures
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The 1000 npr entrance fee is a bit insulting for westerners who can't even visit or see the temple they are paying to maintain. There isn't even a proper viewing platform to see the main temple instead you can kind of sort of peek a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Bob F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything was amazing at this temple except people inside who are not even staff would take ur cell phone if you take videos or photos and would delete everything before even you can check it, this was disgusting and not acceptable, another thing was that...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Aalok09
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a guide and was grateful, without him I wouldn’t have gone in! We went on the last Monday of the nepal month so it was packed with women ending fasting. So much color and beauty! It’s a real holy place. This is where...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank lennaej
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hindu temple, one of the four most important religious sites in Asia for Shiva devotees. The largest temple complex in Nepal, it stretches on both sides of Bagmati River which is considered holy by Hindus. The golden temple is closed when we went there. Interestingly,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank hotelier2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When we went there there were 2 bodies being cremated and 3 waiting to be cremated. Made for a very somber visit. All in all we are glad we went.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank U6259OQtomm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is oldest shiva temple i visited. loved the art and sace, river and nice temple. being yoga student i felt good energy.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank zettiontcpy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

World Heritage site. Very spiritual inside the temple with many shiva lingams, No photography allowed inside. Very historical and old

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank MaheshP907
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 319 nearby hotels
Hotel Bagmati
8 reviews
.36 miles away
SPOT ON 380 Hotel Pashupati Plaza
1 review
.36 miles away
OYO 142 CO International Guest House
1 review
.37 miles away
Hotel Travel Inn
7 reviews
.37 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,113 nearby restaurants
Toran Restaurant
342 reviews
.54 miles away
Krishnarpan Restaurant
204 reviews
.54 miles away
Mako's
13 reviews
.60 miles away
Krishnapan
19 reviews
.54 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,952 nearby attractions
Pashupati Nath
552 reviews
.39 miles away
The Crematoria
1,400 reviews
.01 miles away
Aarya Ghat
15 reviews
.66 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Durgesh T
August 15, 2019|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from himalayanplanet | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they can visit. There is 2 part in Pashupatinath Temple and you can visit outside for everyone and Only Hindus inside the temple. Hindu ladies are allowed to go and worship.
1
Vote
Rana31121975
July 30, 2019|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Shuddho G | Reviewed this property |
First,take a bus from Birganj to Kathmandu.After you reach Kathmandu city take a bus going towards Tribhuvan Airport.Speak to the conductor and ask him to drop you near Pashupatinath Temple.You can easily walk the the last... More
0
Votes
r0hibee
April 1, 2019|
AnswerShow all 13 answers
Response from Amitabha D | Reviewed this property |
Morning would be best time
1
Vote