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Address: ca. 9 km sudlich von Kathmandu. | Narayanthan, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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A must visit if you are in Kathmandu. Bit far from the city though worth a visit. Some great views of the hills from the temple.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A must visit if you are in Kathmandu. Bit far from the city though worth a visit. Some great views of the hills from the temple.

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Singapore River, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's good place to know about Bishnu temple and to see around the nice views. It's in center part of Kathmandu .

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Budhannilkatha is a temple where you can see lord vishnu sleeping on Sesnag (snake). A good temple to visit in kathmandu. The temple is however small in size. being there with my brother in the month of june. A good place to visit.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

There is a stone image of the Lord sleeping on a coil of serpents. In a small water body. There is a rudraksha tree in the complex.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

budhanilkhantha is one of the bishnu temple in kathmandu and one of the largest statchu in all around world really nice

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

I was told that the entire statue was made of the holy salagramam represneting Lord Vishnu. Whether that is true or not - the sight of the gigantic lord sleeping on his back with a relaxed fold of the left leg and the four hands with shankh, chakra, gada and padma, and his beautiful chiseled face was a sight to... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

A lovely and peaceful place. Must visit. Ask the locals about the story of its origin. There is a resort nearby as well - Park Village Resort which is also a great place to go for picnics or just to be away from the city for some peaceful time out.

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Lovely temple of Bishnu Bhagwan. We go there and always come up energised and fulfilled our wish. We would highly recommend. After visiting the temple we went to Kapan Sekuwa Restaurant and had our lunch.

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Bhaktapur, Nepal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Budhanilkantha Temple, located in Budhanilkantha, Nepal, (Nepali: बुढानीलकंठ मन्दिर) (literal: "Old Blue Throat") is a Hindu open air temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Budhanilkantha Temple is located at the base of the Shivapuri Hill and can be identified by a large reclining statue of Lord Vishnu. The temple's main statue of Budhanilkantha is considered the largest stone carving in Nepal.... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

An early drive to the temple shrine on a rainy day did not hinder our enthusiasm to visit the place. Worth a visit and we did our rituals and puja. Nice place to visit.

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