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Nepali Temple (Kathwala Temple)

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Address: Lalita Ghat (near Manikarnika Ghat), Varanasi, India

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Beautiful temple!

This is a very small but beautiful temple, close to the Ganga river. If you are a tourist you need to pay the entrance (~20 INR.) It has beautiful wood carvings. If you want to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a very small but beautiful temple, close to the Ganga river. If you are a tourist you need to pay the entrance (~20 INR.) It has beautiful wood carvings. If you want to enter indoors you need to take out your shoes.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Small temple with lovely snow lions and intricate wooden carving. You also get lovely views of the the river. I believe there is a back staircase where you can get a view of Manikarnika ghat where the cremations take place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With my Nepali friend and having spent the past 5 months in the fabulous country, this was a must see. Interesting to read the history and learn it's a replica on Pasuthinath.

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Thank LeeceNLondon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

A beautiful Nepali Temple located on the banks of the river Ganges with excellent woodwork craftmanship

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

It's amazing...this temple also know as pashupatinath of India..you know well about lord Shiva sambhoo.the main temple of Shiva is Pashupati nath so you should go there

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

A very nice temple without the usual varansai style personnel pestering for money for doing puja . Silent and exhilarating . Real darshan of lord without any disturbance . Possible to sit in silence without the usual disturbances present elsewhere in other temples of varanasi . Iswara is overlooking Ganga Maa in this temple.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

Quietness iside of noisiness. Peaceful point in Varanasi. Beautiful work with wood. So different from other temples. Sometimes i was visited this plase just to relax, to seat on the bench outside of tample, to meditate or to read, or to watch big tree and around.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

This Temple is very peaceful there are so many pictures of Kamasutra which is learned us so many thinks.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

The guide took us there and we stayed a good 1/2h. A monk was praying, the Ganges was flowing, the carving are extremely intricate, it was a good place to stop and sit awhile to escape the buzzing Streets.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Was close to our hotel and we went to have a look, the way until get there is quite dodgy and the temple is ok, they charge you to enter and keep asking for donations, I wasn't on a good mood as people asking donation all the time really puts me off!

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