Popular religious places in Kathmandu

Here's a list of Popular religious places in Kathmandu recommended by our experts:

Bodnath Stupa

Temple in Kathmandu
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Boudhanath Stupa (or Bodnath Stupa ) is the largest stupa in Nepal and the holiest Tibetan Buddhist temple outside Tibet. It is the center of Tibetan culture ...

Swayambhu

Temple in Kathmandu
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Swayambhu a large stupa, highly revered in Nepal, and one of the most sacred Buddhist sites in the country. It offers great views over the city, and no lack of ...

Kopan Monastery

Monastery in Kathmandu
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The monastery was established by the FPMT founders, Lamas Thubten Yeshe and Thubten Zopa Rinpoche, who bought the property from Nepal's royal astrologer in ...

Changu Narayan Temple

Temple in Kathmandu
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Changu Narayan is a pagoda style hindu temple. This temple is build on dedication to the hindu god Bishnu. It is one of the seven structures cited by UNESCO as ...

Pashupatinath Temple

Temple in Kathmandu
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Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most significant Hindu temples of shiva in the world, located on the banks of the bagmati river in the eastern part of ...

Pullahari Monastery

Monastery in Kathmandu
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Pullahari is the main seat of His Eminence the fourth Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche, Lodro Chokyi Nyima. In 1986, the Venerable Dabzang Rinpoche offered land for a ...

Budhanilkantha

Temple in Kathmandu
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Carved from a single block of black basalt stone of unknown origin, the Budhanilkantha statue is 5 meters in length and it lies in a reclining position inside a...

The Crematoria

Temple in Kathmandu
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The Bagmati River is a river of Nepal. It flows through the Kathmandu valley and separates Kathmandu from Lalitpur. It is considered a holy river by Hindus and ...

Dakshinkali Temple

Temple in Kathmandu
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Dakshinkali Temple is one of the most famous temples in Nepal. This temple is dedicated to Kali, the fearful form of Lord Shiva's wife. Dashinkali Temple ...

Kumari Palace

Place to Visit in Kathmandu
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Kumari, or Kumari Devi, is the tradition of worshiping young pre-pubescent girls as manifestations of the divine female energy or devi in Hindu religious ...

Buddha Nilkantha Temple

Temple in Kathmandu
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Budhanilkantha temple is one of the famous Hindu pilgrimages of Nepal. Budhanilkantha means "old blue throat" andAnanta has 11 hooded heads. This temple is ...

Maru Ganesh Shrine

Temple in Kathmandu
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The most visited temple of Kathmandu is Maru Ganesh. The people of Kathmandu valley believe that the four Ganesh in four corners of Kathmandu valley protect the...

Kashthamandap

Temple in Kathmandu
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Kasthamandap is a three storied temple situated in Maru tole of Kathmandu . It is one of the largest and most noted pagodas of Nepal . The pagoda enshrines a ...

Degu Taleju Temple

Temple in Kathmandu
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t is said that the mandir was built in the shape of a yantra on the advice of Taleju herself and that she appeared to the King at the dedication ceremony ...

Vajrayogini Temple

Temple in Kathmandu
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Vajrayogini Temple headed off an an adventure to Sankhu, a small village just ten miles away from Boudhanath. This village has a temple dedicated to ...

Seto Macchendranath Temple

Temple in Kathmandu
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Seto Macchendranath temple attracts both Buddhists and Hindus - Buddhists consider Seto (White) Machhendranath to be a form of Avalokiteshvara, while to Hindus ...

Vaisha Dev (toothache Tree)

Temple in Kathmandu
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It's an old dental street with still many traditional tooth pullers. Stone god is a small rock with many nailed coin. The belief goes that if you have a ...

Akash Bhairav Temple

Temple in Kathmandu
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The head of the Aakash Bhairav was dug up several hundred years ago in Kathmandu . The head sits in a Hindu temple in Indra Chowk Kathmandu not far from ...

Khawalung Monastery

Monastery in Kathmandu
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Khawalung Monastery started the construction in 2000 with the support of indonesian buddhist society.the Monastery was inaugurated and blessed in 2005 by H.H....

Kailashnath Mahadev

Monument in Kathmandu
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Kailashnath Mahadev Statue is a Shiva statue situated in Sanga, the border of Bhaktapur and Kavrepalanchok districts in Nepal. This is the world's tallest Lord ...

Nagi Gompa

Monastery in Kathmandu
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Nagi Gomba is located at the hilltop of Shivapuri National park,7-10km from Kathmandu. From the top, visitors can enjoy the panoramic view of Kathmandu valley ...