The temple fills in as the seat of Nepal's national divinity, Lord Pashupatinath. The Pashupatinath Temple is a popular and sacrosanct Hindu temple complex that is situated on the banks of the Bagmati River, around 5 kilometers north-east of Kathmandu in the eastern piece of Kathmandu Valley, the capital of Nepal. This temple complex was recorded on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites' rundown in 1979.
It is incorporated as one of the seven landmark bunches in UNESCO's assignment of Kathmandu Valley as a social legacy site. This "broad Hindu temple area" is a "sprawling gathering of temples, ashrams, pictures and engravings raised throughout the hundreds of years along the banks of the consecrated Bagmati stream". One of the significant Festivals of the temple is Maha Shiatri on which day more than 800,000 lovers visit here.