Muktinath Temple, Mustang Region

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At 3,710 m (12,170 ft) altitude and at the foot of the magnificent Himalayas stands Muktinath Temple, a sacred sanctuary for both Hindus and Buddhists. The pagoda style temple represents both Lord Vishnu and Buddhist Gompla. Pilgrims and devotees of both religions come to worship their deities, burn incense and candles, and perform rituals. Bring your own prayer flags and hang them in this holy place. Panoramic views spread across the surrounding mountains. Highlights include the 108 fountains where people come to refresh and relax, and a human size gold statue of Lord Vishnu. To visit Muktinath Temple on your holiday in Mustang Region, and find out what else Mustang Region has to offer, use our Mustang Region day trip app .
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  • Small but highly blessed temple in the hills. 20 odd kilometres from Jomsom with a tough terrain to reach. Beautiful mountains around, you are in another world. 2 km stretch has to be done by foot or ...  more »
  • This is my second visit to this sacred temple located in Mustang, a remote mountainous area in Nepal. At an altitude of 3700+ mt , the temple is highest elevation of place of worship of Lord Vishnu. T...  more »
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