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Pashupatinath Temple

Pashupati Nath Road, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Pashupati Nath Road, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Reviewed yesterday

The temple does not allow non hindus or western hindus inside the temple. Still the outer squares was an experience to have an idea of Hindu religion and traditions. The temple river bank had open cremation and various rituals going on. It is easy to...More

Thank Foh N
Reviewed yesterday

I loved Pashupatinath Temple and the surrounding complex. Watching the cremations was fascinating and, oddly enough, didn't feel super intrusive. A guide approached us on the bridge to explain some of the ritual behind the cremation (significance of flowers, colors, etc.) - We ended up...More

Thank AnywherebutClaire
Reviewed yesterday

This is the most important Hindu temple in Nepal with access restricted to Hindus only. Non-Hindus are not permitted inside. The temple is next to the Bagmati River where you can see the deceased being cremated. My tour guide mentioned that about 100 bodies are...More

1  Thank Bill C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The main attraction and well-known holy place for the Hindus. A large pegoda structure is present inside the main temple area. One can do many types of Pooja here. Lot's of ancient Hindu temples are placed near the main temple. A large nandi idol is...More

Thank Milan P
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful and very ancient temple on the banks of Bagmati. A must visit place for devout Hindus and non-believers alike. Lovely architecture with a distinct Nepali style and form, a visit here uplifts your spirits in many ways. Huge campus with many small shrines dedicated...More

Thank Makarandshastri
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a large Hindu temple complex, which unfortunately does not allow non-Hindus to enter. Thus all you can do is walk around it. The rear of the temple backs up to the Bagmati River, where there are cremation pyres. When we visited, we perched...More

Thank RodMcLeod
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You didn't go to Kathmandu if you didn't visit Pashupatinath Temple , it is as simple as that . Pahupatinath temple is the spiritual and cultural hub for Hindus all over the world .

Thank Sharan B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of the biggest temple complexes that I have visited so far. Huge golden ( brass) bull facing Pashupatinath,Hanuman, Vasuki, Unmatta Bhirava, Suryanarayana inside and guhyeshwari temple behind the complex. Beautiful temple dedicated to Maheshwara as Pashupatinath on the banks of Vangmati river( known as...More

Thank SharadaPrasad
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is the only shiv temple wherein it has 4 doors and 4 face of shiv ling, this is the holy place for Hindu and only Hindu are allowed inside the temple. You'll find lot of external tourist visiting this place this is located near...More

Thank Kittu S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a sacred Hindu temple, thus only nepalis and Indians are allowed. Indians Sikhs, Jains are also allowed. Muslims, Christians and people from any other nation can visit the outer complex of the temple by paying 1000 nepali rupiya. The temple is beautiful from...More

Thank Aditya D
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Sajal A
There is any type of entrace ticket or darshan ticketin this temple ???? Or in any other in kathmandu?
April 11, 2017|
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Response from Tsudip R | Reviewed this property |
Entrance fee for Pashupatinath Temple is Nrs. 1000 (Around US $10) or equivalent convertible foreign currency for the foreigners.
We would be arriving in kathmandu on 18th March evening (saturday).I would like to know about evening darshan at pashupatinath, like how much time it would take for darshan and if there are entry tickets for pashupatinath darshan ,any special darshan(VIP darshan) available and what are the cost of tickets etc.
March 13, 2017|
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Response from exoticnepal | Reviewed this property |
I think in the evening you can do aarti puja at around 5:30 or 6pm time depends on actual sunset as this is done prior to that. You can also get a special puja done usually costs around Rs. 2200 - 1200 for the temple and... More
How many step are there while reaching the main temple
March 1, 2017|
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Response from eileen5321 | Reviewed this property |
When you say "steps", are you asking about steps that you need to climb? or the steps, as in distance walked? I think there may be more than 1 way to enter? although I am not sure. From where we parked our car, we had to... More