Pashupatinath Temple

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  • Address: Pashupatinath Road, Kathmandu, 44600, Nepal
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +977-14256910
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple
Tickets From $58.73

An astonishing architectural beauty, the Pashupathinath temple attracts thousands of pilgrims each year and has become well known far beyond the Kathmandu Valley. Pashupatinath temple is located on the banks of Bagmati river on the eastern side of Kathmandu. One of the most important holy places for cremation, you are bound to feel like a part of the final journeys of many people when you visit Pashupatinath.

A holy destination for pilgrims and spirituals, the place sees a lot of visitors not only from India but all across the world. Since it is a temple, there is no Pashupatinath Temple Ticket Price or even Pashupatinath Temple Tickets needed for the entry. It will be polite to take the ‘Puja Thali’ with you, though. You won’t be expected to Buy Tickets for Pashupatinath Temple or carry other things with you, just go with faith and belief and that will be enough for you.

Pashupatinath Temple Travel Tips

  • Non Hindus are not allowed to enter the temple.
  • Beware of locals trying to fleece tourists by offering ‘good deals’ and ‘cheap bargains’.

Entrance Ticket Details For Pashupatinath Temple

  • Non-Asians have to pay approximately Nepali Rupees 1000 to enter the temple complex.

How to Reach Pashupatinath Temple

  • Nearest Bus stop: Maiju Bahal Bus stop
  • Chabahil Bus stop. If going by other modes of transport,take the bus, microbus or tempo ( a three wheeler taxi) which says it is going to Gaushala or Chabahil.

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  • Pashupatinath Temple Address: Pashupatinath Road, Kathmandu, 44600, Nepal
  • Pashupatinath Temple Contact Number: +977-14256910
  • Pashupatinath Temple Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Pashupatinath Temple(preferred time): 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Pashupatinath Temple: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Kathmandu include Pashupatinath Temple in their plan

  • 58.59% of people start their Pashupatinath Temple visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Pashupatinath Temple

Monday, Friday and Saturday

94.24% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Pashupatinath Temple

People normally club together Garden Of Dreams and Bodnath Stupa while planning their visit to Pashupatinath Temple.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Pashupatinath Temple Reviews & Ratings

  • Lovely religious temple. It's an interesting experience for anybody. Especially when you consider the religious activities that are carried out at this holy site. Be sure to show respect in face of all that you may see, particularly the religious burning of deseased loved ones on the pyre. Beyond that the temple is famous for its monkeys, there is a small enclave of grass at the summit where you could theoretically sit down and have a picnic with the monkeys, I kinda want to do that the next time I visit as the monkeys are an entertaining company. There are various stalls at the entrance selling trinkets of all sorts, remember to haggle, HARD. Especially if you are a foreigner, if they say the cost of a bracelet is 300rupees, you know the actual price is 100-150 and not 300 at all. So despite what you are told make sure to stand your ground so you pay the fair price of the labor involved in making that product.

  • Well managed. The shoe locker, valuable asset locker were the new added feature which allowed us to keep our things safe (things that are not allowed inside a Hindu temple). The place was clean, peaceful and had a different religious vibe. Peaceful, and well managed. The aarati at the evening is something not to be missed. And don't play with the monkeys. Let them be on their own.

  • One of the important sacred temples for Hindus. The ancient Shiva temple has a magnetic charm. The temple is located in a sprawling complex. One of the interesting facts is that the priests who are in charge of all the rituals and worship in the temple are from Karnataka. This is a must visit place in Kathmandu. Non-Hindus are not allowed inside the inner courtyard of the temple premises.

  • It is called as national deity, Temple of Hindu religion which is equally respected by Buddhist and religion of Indian sub-continental region. The temple has wide area and can be accessed from four different gates located in four different directions. The main Priest is historically selected from Indian Bhatta Brahman. There is no historical evidence about the exact date of establishment of the shrine. It has the highest possibility of tourism in Nepal.

  • Loved it. What an amazing cultural experience. Very grateful they allow us foreigners to attend their traditional rituals. I paid extra for a guide while I was there and I am glad I did. I learned a lot and it really enhanced the experience.

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