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Pashupatinath Temple: Kathmandu

Pashupatinath Temple

Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most revered pilgrimage destination in Nepal. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this Hindu temple is situated in the heart of Kathmandu. Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, Pashupatinath Temple employs a pagoda architecture. The roofs of the temple are made with copper and painted with gold. The main festival of the temple is Shivaratri which is celebrated every year with huge enthusiasm and gala. Only Hindu pilgrims can enter the premises of the temple. Non-Hindus can admire the beauty of the temple from the other side of the Bagmati River, on the banks of which Pashupatinath Temple stands.