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Dakshinkali Temple

20km (12mi) From Kathmandu, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
+977 1-4700139
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This temple is dedicated to the ferocious goddess Kali, to whom animals are sacrificed twice a week.
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20km (12mi) From Kathmandu, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

its a place must go...very interesting..one of the power hub inside the valley.....its vbetter go by understanding the culture and story.

Thank Travel Maker S
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Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

On feb 22 i had visited this temple by local transportation . Its easy and cheap tour for everyone, where we can see natural beauty and slaughter of beast infront of Goddess Kali. After 20 years i return to this temple for pray and its...More

Thank hyonzon
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Reviewed January 23, 2018

Taking a depth knowledge of Hindu religion now is impossible. So you can just visit such preserved sites and imagine the depth and reality of Hindu religion. Good place to visit near Kathmandu.

Thank Nabin D
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Reviewed January 12, 2018

I have been to Hindu temples all over the world, but never had I seen live animal sacrifice. While you do not actually see the slaughter, you see the animals brought to be sacrificed and then immediately after, you see the bloodied body. Throngs of...More

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Reviewed January 8, 2018

Dakshinkali temple is an old temple in Kathmandu. It has a long historical importance. It is nice to visit the temple for darshan for those having faith in the religion of Hindu.

Thank schroff
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Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

This temple can be reached by a local bus as well. But we booked a car, it was fun. We had to stay in a queue to see the goddess. It was all good but while leaving we saw a lot of blood. That was...More

Thank Ashima T
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Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

Dakshinkali Temple is very famous Temple amongst in Nepal. Generally people do visit due to the on route way to hetauda and kulekhani also. Special day seems to be saturday where maximum number of religious mass will perform puja, where one should wait almost 3-4...More

Thank bibekpoudel07
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Reviewed September 28, 2017

Located 1 hr 45 minutes away from Kathmandu, this temple is situated in a peaceful location. With the increase in number of resorts in this area it is good to stay overnight and catch the first puja early in the morning. The area is popular...More

Thank Aruna123
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Reviewed September 17, 2017

Kali is a great and loving goddess of ancient Hindu religion. The name Kali is derived from Kaal or time. Dakshin means south and so this form of Kali is facing the south. It is believed that goddess Kali resides in the south, where Lord...More

Thank bose_rima
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Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

Dakshinkali is a temple of a Hindu Goddess. Mostly temples have devoted items loitering on the floor but this temple is always clean whenever I have been there. Since its in the outskirts we can move out with picnic kit and look for a good...More

Thank 123_123Kathmandu
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