Shree Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu

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Pay a visit to the sprawling complex of Shree Pashupatinath Temple, the oldest temple in Kathmandu, and one of the most sacred Hindu shrines. Dedicated to Pashupati, an incarnation of Shiva and patron of animals, the numerous temples and shrines of the complex straddle both sides of the Bagmati River. While the main temple and courtyard can only be accessed by Hindu devotees, visitors can explore the rest of the grounds. On a tour of the famous temple, you might encounter meditating sadhus, deer, and monkeys, or even witness a funeral pyre, as the temple attracts the elderly who come here to die and be cremated in the sacred river. To visit Shree Pashupatinath Temple on your trip to Kathmandu, use our Kathmandu trip builder website .
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  • One of the ancient temples of Siva ,in Kathmandu , Pashupatinath defines Nepal in terms of hospitality , spirituality and devotion . It is believed that the temple was constructed in 400 BC ( source W...  more »
  • This is one of best historical place in Kathmandu valley. Here you can see Many ancient place and statues.it is very important to see a ritual involved with a cremation.  more »
  • This a must place to visit, most Hindus come to Nepal to visit temple. Again we visited this time on Monday, generally Monday's are busy but being a holy day it was very busy. Here there are different...  more »
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  • Hindu Devotees around the globe have a deep respect for Pashupatinath Temple, which is also a World Heritage site. They have a strong wish to visit the temple for paying homage and worship. Many tourists also visit here for seeing the historic temple area and traditional cremation. The temple has a large area, some parts of which, have been nicely developed. Further development is in progress. However, the forest area needs to be cleaned and managed properly. Besides worshipping, the temple area should also include facilities for disseminating ancient Sanatana teachings and meditation techniques.
  • An amazingly designed, ancient temple dedicated to God Shiva, this place is charged with such positive energy and powerful environment. There is also many smaller temples in the courtyard and a cremation place right behind the temple main building. This has also suffered damaged due to the earthquake but has managed to keep its divinity intact.
  • Beautiful architecture. Vibrant place. Great experience. The temple complex is beautiful when you look beyond the crowd. Beyond the obvious hush and rush and colourful clothes of the people; observe the faith, observe the detailed artistic work, understand the meaning of Hinduism. That's the vibrancy to observe.
  • This is one of the UNESCO World heritage site in the valley and has got lot to offer. It is so lively, colorful and vibrant to sum it up. Temples located at the bank of river, with many artistic monuments around can be found. Major attractions for foreigners will be to see the hindu rituals on the deceased. Sadhus, follower of lord Shiva are quite a sight as well. This place is huge... So go with time and patience and enjoy the peaceful ambience. And the view of the temple from the top of other Bank of river is just amazing.
  • It's a most amazing place. Especially at night the surrounding is different than day. While seeing the aarati all people enjoy there. If you didn't visit a temple at night then you must visit.
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