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Address: Manjushree Marg, Kathmandu 44620, Nepal
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A must see

This temple which is also known as the monkey temple is a must see. There you can experience history and you can live the buddhist experience. From the temple, you can see... read more

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Beirut, Lebanon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This temple which is also known as the monkey temple is a must see. There you can experience history and you can live the buddhist experience. From the temple, you can see Kathmandu from above.

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Walkable from Thamel!! Hardly 2 kilometres!! I always visit this place everytime I am in Kathmandu, I am in love with this place, It's a must visit if you are in Nepal!! The entrance fee for SAARC countries is 50 NPR, all other nationalities pay 200 NPR!!

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very interesting, great hike up. Lots of monkeys and the best view of Kathmandu. Spend a good hour here. A wishing fountain where it's possible to land a coin on the island. Popular with locals too. Go all the way up. Best towards the end of the day.

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london
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A must visit place if you are coming to KTM! Get up early and take the lovely scenic walk, there's quite a few steps to reach the top, 365 from what I've read but 100% worth it. It's a magical haven on the doorstep of hectic KTM. Great for people and money watching.

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one of the oldest religious site in Nepal. It dates back to the 5th Century. It is also called the monkey temple. The site consists of a large stupa and many other smaller shrines. On one side there are over 350 steps to reach it. On the other side there is a more relaxed incline walkway. Most people... More 

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Thank Richard G
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice place. Must visit if you go to Kathmandu. You can spend at least 3 to 4 hours. Lots to see shop and eat.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

In the eyes of Buddha, humans & animals were living in peace. Hard to leave this place, not because we wanted to take photos, but there were so many beautiful artifacts, architecture, rituals, that we simply felt drawn in.

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Thank NoRiYu
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very dirty area and not the best of Hindu temples that you can see! The odors outside are horrible and it's very muddy to get there... very crowded area and dirty and polluted

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Thank Maya M
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Not worth climbing the steps, all of Kathmandu is still struggling with the effects of the terrible earthquake. The monument area is filthy covered with rubbish that need not be there

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This a temple which is on a height n the view you the view of the city of kathmandu from there it's really beautiful

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