Pashupatinath Temple

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  • Address: Pashupatinath Road, Kathmandu, 44600, Nepal
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +977-14256910
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple

Pashupatinath Temple - Review

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 Information

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

Pashupatinath Temple Ticket Prices

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

How To reach Pashupatinath Temple by Public Transport

  • 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.

Restaurants Near Pashupatinath Temple

  • Bhojan Griha
  • Tiffin Home
  • Mechi Hotel

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TripHobo Highlights for Pashupatinath Temple

  • Pashupatinath Temple Address: Pashupatinath Road, Kathmandu, 44600, Nepal
  • Pashupatinath Temple Contact Number: +977-14256910
  • Pashupatinath Temple Timing: 24-hrs
  • Pashupatinath Temple Price: Free
  • 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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Things to Know Before Visiting Pashupatinath Temple

  • 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

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Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu Reviews

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  • It was nice. I got to take many photos of Sadhu men. But. I feel as a UNESCO heritage site it's not well cared for. Also I was not allowed in that part because I'm a woman and I was not allowed to go there because it's only for Hindus. Wonder what my ticket entry was for. I would expect they would rebuild faster after that earthquake that happened 3 years ago.

  • I went in the month of March 2012, You are not allowed to click photo inside the main Lord Shiva temple. There is always a huge queue, being a Hindu I can understand its importance. The river was dry and a monkey took my offering while I was taking tour of the temple ( Attaching his pics ) . You can find lot of out statues which reveals very old culture and presence of the temple. For very old people or who cant walk much, should not take full trip of temple.

  • The temple really has an incredibly energetic aura. You feel the vibrations of the thousands of pilgrims who travel here. The heat radiating off the main temples actually cause the rain to evaporate while we were there. As someone who isn't a Hindu, I would definitely recommend visiting the location, simply for the energy which radiates from here. The only thing you may have to battle is a big crowd of visitors.

  • 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.

  • One of the oldest temple in Nepal. Hindus temple.Most beautiful place.. We can't describe its beauty in word.amazingly beautiful.. Sacred place.. And if we are in Nepal you must visit here..

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