Shree Pashupatinath Temple - Gwola Mahadyo, Kathmandu

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Pay a visit to the sprawling complex of Shree Pashupatinath Temple - Gwola Mahadyo, 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 - Gwola Mahadyo on your trip to Kathmandu, use our Kathmandu trip builder website.
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  • A large religious site with Pashupatinath Temple adjacent to the river. Cremations take place here. Lots of street peddlars and beggars. Entry NRs 1000 pp. 
    A large religious site with Pashupatinath Temple adjacent to the river. Cremations take place here. Lots of street peddlars and beggars. Entry NRs 1000 pp.  more »
  • you can see from the opposite sides, the process when the departed arrives since all the family & relatives give their last prayer before cremation. 
    you can see from the opposite sides, the process when the departed arrives since all the family & relatives give their last prayer before cremation.  more »
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  • This is a beautiful temple and we are blessed to be able to witness and so freely stroll it. Recommend that people do not take advantage of this privilege, however. It's rare to have such a place of worship open to tourists. Please read about the appropriate behaviour before you go in. Dress respectfully and be sure to remove your shoes when you step on the scared ground.
  • Love this place ❤ Nice Temple. Feels with positive vibes to be here. There are a lot of smaller temples inside the compound. Architecture of Sanctum Sanatorium is amazing. Temple is very close to airport.A very beautiful temple. The surrounding is clean and the garden is well-maintained. The view is amazing. This very famous temple of Lord Shiva is situated at Kathmandu in Nepal. Well known place for whole world and lots of people visited every year to see the beauty as well as to worship too. People of nepal are also beautiful and friendly. I won't write too much because few things you must feel instead of writing. Thanks🙏

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