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Nepali Temple (Kathwala Temple)

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

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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank Elannor88
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars 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!

Thank prado_carlos
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

A replica of the Pashupatinath Temple in Nepal, this temple is visible from the bat ride you would take over the river Ganges

Thank TravelEager
Copenhagen Region, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

This temple will not take you more than five minuttes to see. However, it is quite interesting to notice the many tantric carvings in the outiside wooding structure.

Thank Simon W
Worcester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Accessed through a small doorway (well signed) from Lalita Ghat, this is a small temple with wooden features in quite a di8fferent style to others in the area. Well worth a look. R20- entry fee.

Thank Richard W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

This is quite a nice, well maintained temple on the ghat. Pretty Nepali architecture, a temple in a tiny courtyard is worth stopping by.

Thank frend09
Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

This temple is constructed in Nepali architecture style and situated near to Manikarnika ghat. Temple is beautiful and has no crowd when i visited.

Thank pavankumarraju
Belgaum, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

This old beautiful temple is located on the Lalita Ghat (near Manikarnika Ghat). This temple is built in Nepali style. Excellent architecture. Temple is built with stone and wood. The temple is beautiful and serene environment to meditation and prayers. The temple resembles with the Pashupatinath Temple of Nepal. Spectacular carvings. During visit to Varanasi worth visiting.

Thank srnayak
Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Really cool temple with monkeys running about. The Kama sutra wall panels gave me pause for consideration and then a fear of back pain but all in all this was a great stop on my tour of Varanasi

Thank Rodric N
New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

Built in Nepal style architecture using mortar and wood, this is a beautiful temple that shouldn't be missed. Walk around and peek a the living quarters behind the temple.

Thank BuzDriver

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