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Dakshinkali Temple

20km (12mi) From Kathmandu, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
+977 984-1452192
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This temple is dedicated to the ferocious goddess Kali, to whom animals are sacrificed twice a week.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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20km (12mi) From Kathmandu, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
+977 984-1452192
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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Dakshinkali is a temple of a Hindu Goddess. Mostly temples have devoted items loitering on the floor but this temple is always clean whenever I have been there. Since its in the outskirts we can move out with picnic kit and look for a good...More

Thank 123_123Kathmandu
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We went on our bike and had an awesome time. When we reached there I was shocked to see the number of stairs to reach there. What I did not like was that people were carrying some goats and hens to sacrifice them.

Thank Ashima T
Reviewed 13 June 2017

I have been there for more than 10 times. I used to go with my family and friends. This is a naturally beautiful and we really enjoyed there. This is little bit far from Kathmandu city but once when we reach there we feel natural...More

Thank Shishir B
Reviewed 20 May 2017

A temple with great followings. The temple is around 45 minutes from the city. Followers sacrifice animal.

Thank nik_0107
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Went on a saturday with local transport which was hard, crowded mini bus to the Temple with locals with chicken and even more crowded back to Kathmandu (people hanging out of the bus). So it was very busy, i think best on saturdays, otherwise not...More

Thank Nasitrassi
Reviewed 9 May 2017

As I am one of the devotees of Hindu God and Goddess, I was planned to visit Dakshinkali Temple and finally did it. The place is beautiful in the bank of small stream. I have seen charm of a lot of devotees there.... !! I...More

Thank Pradip_Sharma11
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

On Tuesdays and Saturdays - the whole day except between 11:30 am - 1 pm there are animal sacrifices. If you know this and are open minded and want to learn more then go. For the real experience go by local bus. But I most...More

Thank soraia a
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The temple is famous for worship and the temple was well managed by community of local people where we can easily worship. We can find the lots of local foods also to taste.

Thank Sanjip M
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Located at the south part of nepal is called Dakshin kali goddess where offering range from anything to animal bali. Place is located in the holly areas next to the kathmandu birgunj road 25 kms from kathmandu.

Thank Hitesh R
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Only visit on thuesday or saturday when lokals bring offers to tempel otherwise there is not much to see. Best time in morning or after 13.00 ( around 12 to 13 the clean the temple) No entry fee. For the real experience be squashed in...More

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