Nepali Mandir, additionally known as, is one of the oldest and maximum well-known temples in the holy town of Varanasi. This temple has top notch non secular importance in Hinduism and is devoted to the Lord Shiva. Constructed within the 19th century A.D with the aid of the King of Nepal, the temple is made from terracotta, stone and timber and is reproduction of the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu. The King of Nepal, Rana Bahadur Shah took exile in Varanasi from 1800 to 1804 and titled himself as "Swami Nirgunanda".
During his exile, he determined to construct a replica of Pashupatinath Temple in Varanasi. Construction of the temple began all through his exile / live in Varanasi. During the construction, Shah moved again to Nepal. On 25 April 1806, Rana Bahadur Shah became stabbed to death through his stepbrother, Sher Bahadur Shah. His son Girvan Yuddha Bikram Shah Deva finished the project two decades after the closing date. The land changed into later transferred to Rana Bahadur Shah through Kashi Naresh in the year 1843. The temple, adjacent area, Lalita Ghat and a dharamshala, belongs to the Nepal authorities.