Shree Pashupatinath Temple - Gwola Mahadyo, Kathmandu

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World heritage site · Religious Site · Tourist Spot
Pay a visit to the sprawling complex of Shree Pashupatinath Temple - Gwola Mahadyo, the oldest temple in Kathmandu, and one of the most sacred Hindu shrines. Dedicated to Pashupati, an incarnation of Shiva and patron of animals, the numerous temples and shrines of the complex straddle both sides of the Bagmati River. While the main temple and courtyard can only be accessed by Hindu devotees, visitors can explore the rest of the grounds. On a tour of the famous temple, you might encounter meditating sadhus, deer, and monkeys, or even witness a funeral pyre, as the temple attracts the elderly who come here to die and be cremated in the sacred river. To visit Shree Pashupatinath Temple - Gwola Mahadyo on your trip to Kathmandu, use our Kathmandu trip builder website.
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  • Aarya ghat is the destination of people! You feel your own here. Pashupati Nath is the place to call Lord shiva.  more »
  • story begins and end but here I can see the life ends of life such a sorrowful life but its true it goes and goes. Very holy place for Hindu in Nepal. Very nice to know about the history of it.  more »
  • One if the oldest temples having many stories associated to it according to the Hindu Mythology! The architecture and over all vibe is blissful! However the saints asking for money to do you favours in the form of blessing can become a little uncomfortable at times. There are many small temples built within the main temple. Photography is strictly prohibited but manged to take a few.
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