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Dakshinkali Temple

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Address: 20km (12mi) From Kathmandu, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
Phone Number: +977 984-1452192
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This temple is dedicated to the ferocious goddess Kali, to whom animals are...

This temple is dedicated to the ferocious goddess Kali, to whom animals are sacrificed twice a week.

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Mata Kali

So many people told us to visit this temple. Very popular with locals. Went there and saw a huge line of people as it was Saturday. Animal sacrifice is done here to please the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 October 2016
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located about 20km outside Kathmandu, 1km from Pharping village, it is one of the major temples of Nepal dedicated to the goddess Kali. Normally it is very crowded and many devotees offer animal sacrifices here. Entry is permitted to Hindus only. There are many stalls along the path leading to the temple.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

So many people told us to visit this temple. Very popular with locals. Went there and saw a huge line of people as it was Saturday. Animal sacrifice is done here to please the Goddess.

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

I went here to seek blessings from Goddess Kali with my wife. Huge crowd was there when we reached. what puts me off is animal sacrifice to please the goddess.

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Thank Sumitkoul
Jammu and Kashmir, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We went to get the blessings of Mata Dakshin Kali. We took around 1 hour to reach from Kathmandu on our bike. The drive was good. The only thing which I did not like about the place was that people were carrying animals(goats) and hen to sacrifice them.

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Thank Ashima T
Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We went on a Saturday with the local bus. The trip itself was equally fun. The atmosphere is incredible the ritual is amazing to see its special and private to them so be careful when filming and taking photos not to disturb people. It's one of the best experiences we had in Nepal

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Thank Asli K
Kathmandu, Nepal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Dakshinkali temple is situated 20km west of kathmandu , Nepal. the temple is famous for goddess kali and will mostly be visited by hindu devotees during the festival like dashain.

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Thank Sudhir K
Kathmandu, Nepal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Great pilgrimage site at southern Kathmandu. Take a local bus from Oldbuspark near ratnapark to reserve seat. Temples, trees and small river stream, it was nice expereince. Crowded and large pilgrims visit during Saturdays and Dashain.. More open and peaceful during other days.

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Thank Sakesh K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

dakshinkali tempal is one of famush durga temple and this tempal is little far fram kathmandu and central of jungal

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Thank Rajkumar p
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Goddess in this temple is known as "Kali" which is the Avatar of Goddess "Parbati" Wife of Lord Shiva, This place Is soo good to visit for the national and international tourist. In the pick of the upper Hill there is also one goddess who is the mother of Dakshinkali

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Thank Tomoni Zenou S
New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

This kali temple is away from Kathmandu, the road to their is too bad but while you are there it is really nice place where the temple is down to the hill and in between of the river.

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