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Budhanilkantha

ca. 9 km sudlich von Kathmandu. | Narayanthan, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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“sleeping vishnu” (24 reviews)
“lord vishnu” (50 reviews)
“single stone” (7 reviews)
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ca. 9 km sudlich von Kathmandu. | Narayanthan, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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"sleeping vishnu"
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"lord vishnu"
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"single stone"
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"black stone"
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"sleeping position"
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"beautiful statue"
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"small temple"
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"shivapuri national park"
in 5 reviews
"unique temple"
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"holy place"
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"worth a visit"
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"take photos"
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"must visit place"
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"snakes"
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"carved"
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"serpent"
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"sculptures"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Budhanilkantha statue of the Hindu god Vishnu, located approximately 10 kilometers from the center of Kathmandu at the base of the Shivapuri Hill, is the largest and most beautiful stone carving in all of Nepal. It is also the most enigmatic. Carved from a...More

Thank KRAMA200
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Rather long drive to reach this spot because of terrible traffic. The statue itself is quite interesting but there are many other places of interest in Kathamndu which are much more impressive. Only go there if on your way to somewhere else...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a hill overlooking the Kathmandu suburb of Buddhanilkantha, with a view of the Kathmandu Valley, and right next to the gate of Shivapuri National Park, there is the International Vipassana Meditation centre called Dhamma Shringa. In operation since 1981, it attracts participants from all...More

Thank VineNFigTree
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very different form of Swamy Narayanan in the Adishesha lying posture. Quite cool environment, Though may be maintained clean also.

Thank vselvarajfca
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Architecture of place and the work of artist for the statue of god was really awesome.The experience of visiting this place was good however it was quite disturbing due to the crowd.

Thank Rashna M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a little confusing because some people call this the sleeping Vishnu temple and some call it the Shiva temple. Whichever Gods it is trust me it's beautiful. There is obviously a barricade around the idol, however you can walk around and see the beautiful...More

Thank Bharti L
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Sadly our day trip started in this vile, messy and unpleasant place. We entered shortly after a goat had been sacrificed and was writing in pain and taking its last breaths. Not recommended unless you enjoy watching animals needlessly suffering.

Thank Backpacker_Bill
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Its one of the religious place for Nepalese, The temple is the Avatar of lord Bishnu where he is lying on Snakes (Naga Dev).

Thank A S
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Lord Vishnu in sleeping position. Excellent view. We can see very close. very small temple. Beautiful statue. A must visit for all travelers.

Thank PM_Suresh
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Not to be confused with Buddha, this is a temple for the Hindhu God, Vishnu. The name directly translates to Old Blue Throat. This is located about 30 mins drive from Thamel and houses a reclining statute of the Lord Vishnu on a large serpent....More

Thank rajeshkk
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