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Buddha Nilkantha Temple

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Very old temple

This is nice very old temple where idol is lying in sleeping pose in water. open since early... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A miracle

The history of Buddha Nilkantha is quit interesting and and awesome.... Its really spiritual... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Kathmandu, Nepal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is nice very old temple where idol is lying in sleeping pose in water. open since early morning.

Thank MukeshDave
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The history of Buddha Nilkantha is quit interesting and and awesome.... Its really spiritual feeling and relaxation once you visit. Remember visit with couple and feel anything with mind you realize it in life....

Thank aryansk367
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

This is very old Hindu temple in town with local market and open pray temple. We can visit, feel & experience the activities of the temple , outdoor of temple also seen some local sweet with ☕️.

Thank Rammani
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We go here very frequently to seek the blessings of all the God's. Lord Vishnu is in sleeping position in water. So many pigeons can be seen around. People come and feed them.

Thank Ashima T
Reviewed 2 April 2017

It is a unique temple with a large statue of Vishnu sleeping on a bed of snakes in the middle of a lake.

1  Thank sundara
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The road to Budhanilkantha is torn up and muddy, like most roads in Kahmandu, where the government, or various branches of it seem to be always building, tearing up and rebuilding roads. in this case it is to lay water pipes to carry much needed...More

Thank Judith A
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Budha Nilakantha literally means the 'blue-throated deity' who has absorbed all the pains and sufferings of the world. On the other hand it is Lord Vishnu as Narayana sleeping in the Cosmic Ocean on a couch of Nagas and dreaming the future of the world....More

Thank bhumi1008
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Though it is known as Nilakantha (reference to Shiva) the temple deity is Vishnu. Also known as Jal narayan, the idol which is made of stone immersed in water in a small pond. It is a bit far away from the city centre but worth...More

Thank Sumithran
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Great temple with amazing views of the hills. Slightly far from city though absolutely worth a visit.

Thank nik_0107
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

It's a beautiful place to visit. Huge statue of Lord Vishnu is sleeping in water. So many people throng this place to seek his blessings.

Thank vineet4u2016
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