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The Crematoria

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ATTENTION: Not for everyone !!!

Located close to the airport, this world heritage site is still used in hindu's cult. We arrived... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Adel N
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just behind the Pashupathinath Temple

Must be a better sight than at Varanasi. Anytime you go there will be a couple of funeral pyres on..

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Hyderabad, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is must for travelers. I think is the only place where cremation and pooja rituals are being held together. Evening aarti of Bhagmati river is a treat to watch

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is not a tourist site, it is a solemn site and you should be in a reverential state of mind. This was the fifth and last site I visited with my guide and by the time we arrived, I had a good understanding of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located close to the airport, this world heritage site is still used in hindu's cult. We arrived through a path full of stores for tourists and without any further notice, on the other side of the river bank: we end-up facing 2 burning bodies surrounded...More

Thank Adel N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some people would love this! It just wasn't for me. I had a hard time watching people leave the crematorium having left their loved ones. I'm not sure why this is a tourist attraction but it is. It just felt like I was imposing but...More

Thank Erudite_journey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's not everyday that tourists visit dead people being cremated. There were 5 on-going funeral pyres when we arrived and a rich lady being prepared for hers. Hers was a spectacle for hundreds of those who watched intentionally or otherwise

Thank ChetM1956
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It sure was a difficult experience. Looking at the burning of human bodies is not a touristic sight. There were always a few cremations going on. The fire, the heat, the smoke, the smell can be overpowering. It also reminds you of life & death....More

Thank Sayeed C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hindus bring their loved one for cremation at the point on the banks of Bagmati river near the holiest Hindu Shrine at Pashupatinath Temple. One can see lots of tourist gathering to witness how cremation takes place... some taking photos or videos.. it’s a busy...More

Thank Roomi S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting to see another cultures take on life and death. Informative if you take a local guide to explain how things work, but watch out for unlicensed guides and ask the price BEFORE the tour.... We enjoyed the learning experience but if you are unsettled...More

Thank RSC1003Miami
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Must be a better sight than at Varanasi. Anytime you go there will be a couple of funeral pyres on..

Thank SivaKaKu
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

When I visited this place there was lot of rains so the river was in full force.. the burning pyre was a little scary but the Aarathi along with it was beautiful.. worth the visit.

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Response from AustraliaRuth | Reviewed this property |
I suggest engage a guide/driver, who will guide you to the best viewing locations, and explain the significance of what you are seeing, and also make you feel more comfortable because you are with a local. Ceremonies are not... More