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“Very nice place to experience Buddhism”

Swayambhunath Temple
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Private Half-Day Tour of Kathmandu Darbar Square and Swayambhunath Temple
Ranked #3 of 176 things to do in Kathmandu
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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“Very nice place to experience Buddhism”
Reviewed January 15, 2014

You certainly feel the mantra in the air once you're there. The moneys are nice too unless you're carrying food in your grasp. My suggestion: Don't carry water bottles or food in your hand. Water bottles are ok in the bag. Be careful of snatching by them monkeys though.

You get to see the panoramic view of Kathmandu Valley from this place. A small fee is applicable. For SAARC country citizens it's a very small amount.

Visited February 2013
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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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“Giant Vajra”
Reviewed January 14, 2014

Giant Vajra at the entrance was quite interesting. Good View of the town from top. Surrounded by small temples and towers and Bells. You can either drive up to the car park and walk for 5 mins or walk all the way up for 20/30 mins.

Visited January 2014
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Perth, Australia
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“interesting place to visit”
Reviewed January 14, 2014

A very interesting spot to visit, lots to see, plenty of monkeys, more expensive shopping to be had, a nice view if there wasnt any smog

Visited January 2014
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Jerusalem
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“Great views of Kathmandu”
Reviewed January 14, 2014

Don't miss the Swayambhunath Temple when you're in Kathmandu!
You can walk or take a taxi there from the Tamel...
The views are extraordinary (and they are very different from the views you see in the treks), and the monkeys are fun to feed and watch...
Get there a little before sunset so you can see the sunset from the temple...

Visited November 2013
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New Delhi, India
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“Peace of mind”
Reviewed January 13, 2014

You not only get peace of mind but also an excellent view of city from the top. Beware of monkeys though. and like all such places, do buy from the shops on the way to the top, after bargaining of course

Visited December 2013
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