Top 5 Temples You Can Visit At Kathmandu

Top 5 Temples You Can Visit At Kathmandu

Are you confused about which temple you should visit?

Here we are for giving you the best advice about where should you visit.

You can visit these temples to find peace or witness the powerful faith of people, or just touch the intangible past. Temples are, after all, centers of faith, and faith is quite powerful!

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Top Religious temples that you can visit

Top 5 Temples You Can Visit At Kathmandu

Here is the list of the top religious temples. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the following temples listed below.

  1. Pashupatinath Temple
Top 5 Temples You Can Visit At Kathmandu
Shiva JI

Pashupatinath is the oldest and the most sacred Hindu temple of Lord Shiva situated on the bank of the Bagmati River in Kathmandu. The history of this temple dated back to 400 B.C. which was erected and renovated from time to time by previous rulers of Nepal. You can visit there with your family members and take blessings from Pujari ( Guru’s ) and you can also see the view of Kathmandu from the top of Kailash Hill.

2. Sowyambunath

Top 5 Temples You Can Visit At Kathmandu
Eyes That Never Lies

Swoyambhu means “self-created”. Situated on a small hillock in Kathmandu. It is believed that Swoyambhu came into existence from a lotus flower after a Bodhisattva, Manjushree, cut a George at Chovar.  The site has two access points: a long stairway with 365 steps, and a car road around the hill. This religious site symbolizes peace, love, and unity among the people. In my opinion, trust me guys this is the place where you can go with your friends and hang out with them.

3. Budhanilkantha Temple

Top 5 Temples You Can Visit At Kathmandu
Lord Vishnu

Budhanilkantha, situated at the bottom of the Shivapuri mountain, 8 km from the capital, is a temple of Lord Vishnu. This place is a holy place for both Buddhists and Hindus. Budhanilkantha Temple Famous for its enigmatic stone carved statue of Lord Vishnu in a resting position, the open-air Budhanilkantha Temple is definitely an architectural marvel of Nepal. The statue, which is over 1000 years old, is carved out of a single block of black stone and lies in a recessed pool of water. You can go and see the statue of Lord Vishnu on the coils of Sheshanaga which floats on a sacred pond you will be shocked when you see it.

4. Dakshinkali Temple

Top 5 Temples You Can Visit At Kathmandu
Kali MA

Dakshinkali is Nepal’s most prestigious temple, located near Pharping, 20 kilometers south of Kathmandu. Dedicated to Hindu Goddess Kali, the Dakshinkali Temple is a sacred place for Hindus where animals like cockerels and uncastrated goats are sacrificed for the fulfillment of wishes and well-being of the family. Deity Kali, who is deemed as a powerful goddess, is venerated in the temple. You can visit Dakshinkali during the Dashain festivals for religious purposes.

5. Boudhanath Stupa

Top 5 Temples You Can Visit At Kathmandu

Watching over Kathmandu like a guardian angel, the Boudhanath Stupa dominates the skyline with its gargantuan spherical shape. The massive mandala of this magisterial stupa makes it the largest in Nepal and the continent. Situated at a distance of about 11 kilometers from the central region and the northeastern outskirts of the capital city of Kathmandu, the stupa receives many devotees of different religions who bow their heads in humble prayers or come to seek refuge around it.

Are You Ready To Visit?

Top 5 Temples You Can Visit At Kathmandu
Shiva Ji

I hope this article inspires you to visit all these temples listed above. We all have faith in God. So, for our faith, for our belief and inner peace, we go to the temple to worship God. May Lord shiva Ji bless you. Have a wonderful day!!!

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