Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu

Pashupatinath Temple

Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu is one of the most revered pilgrimage destination in Nepal. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this Hindu temple is situated in the heart of Kathmandu. It is sometimes written as Pasupatinath Temple also. 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. View Pashupatinath Temple Kathmandu Nepal pictures.

The main festival of pashupatinath 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.

Temple Location: Deopatan, near Kathmandu

It is open throughout the day for visitors. Travelers pay a nominal entrance fee and then take a temple tour, costing approximately $10. Take lots of photos of Pashupatinath temple when you visit.

It is recommended to visit either early morning or late evening to avoid afternoon heat.

How to get there:
Pashupathinath Temple can be reached in half an hour from Kathmandu city. You can either go by bike, taxi, three-wheeler tempoes or you can take a bus from the bus stop at Kathmandu city to Gaushala.

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