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Manakamana Temple

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Address: Manakamana, Kurintar, Nepal
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Nice View from Cable Car

It was my fist time to visit the Manakamana temple for worship. The scenes from cable car is awesome with trusli river. The temple is under construction due to the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sanjip M
Kathmandu, Nepal
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Kathmandu, Nepal
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was my fist time to visit the Manakamana temple for worship. The scenes from cable car is awesome with trusli river. The temple is under construction due to the earthquake. The environment of manakamna temple was amazing and somewhere funny thing also.

Thank Sanjip M
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Feels bad to write this about a place of worship, being a Hindu myself..... but very badly maintained place. The stairs leading to the temple from the cable car station are very rough and accident prone. The entire way is littered with local shops with souvenirs, meat and alcohol. Inside the temple is also very dirty and crowded.

Thank Lakshmi S
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have been to Manokamana many many times i this this if the first time i am doing a review for it...anyways Manokamana means hearts desires, it is a belief, and i believe that if you come here with clean heart and positive desire your wishes will come true. being practical you desire you want to be bill gates then... More 

Thank karki66
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Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Manakamana is a famous and religious place of Nepal. The scenes from cable car is also very good and natural. Prices for local or foreign visitors are reasonable. Do visit once.

Thank Rashna M
New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

The place is absolutely divine. Though people sacrifice animals, others can easily visit. Main temple complex in under renovation.

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Bengaluru, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Manakamna temple is located between Kathmandu and Pokhara. It is about 100/105 Kms from Kathmandu and is located atop of a hill about 1300 meters height in a place called Kurinter. the temple is dedicated to goddess Parvathi and the belief is that the wishes of the devotees come true if prayed here.To reach the temple one has to take... More 

Thank Govindan60
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Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice palace beautiful good Palace nice Please Please aapka Ek Bar photo bhej do good location Bar photo bhej do

Thank Mithiya K
Navi Mumbai, India
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

Have visited this temple on 17th Dec2016. Being this day is Saturday, lot of crowd, long queue for both Cable car and for Matha di Darshan. Due to earthquake, the temple is damaged and under construction. Temporarily, offerings and prayers are on the other temple on a makeshift basis. Animal Sacrifice is still largely persist in this place (Goats,Cocks,not seen... More 

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Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

It's a famous temple in Nepal but unfortunately destroyed by earthquakes in 2015. You can experience the Hindu culture here and try to dress up like a Nepalese for entry the temple. Local people said the god in this temple really can realize your dreams.

Thank Mori S
Mangalore, India
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

Temple is on the hill,very sacred and attracts travelers from hindu religion,animals sacrifice is part of prayer to local devotees

Thank DrSrinivas V

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