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Address: Siddhartha Highway, Pokhara 33411, Nepal
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US$135.00*
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Full-day Private Pokhara City Tour
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Full-Day Private Pokhara City Tour Including Sunrise in Sarangkot

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In a natural cave, a stalagmite was found to resemble the lingam, symbol of the Hindu god Shiva, and a temple sprung up around this phenomenon. The style of the temple is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 October 2016
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Located close to Devi’s Falls the main cave contains two chambers with several shrines located throughout. The largest of these shrines is dedicated to Shiva. After walking through the roadside archway, before entering the cave, there are many souvenir stalls. Before the ticket counter is a round concrete balcony which allows a close look at the cave entrance and the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a shrine/temple everywhere you turn in Nepal. As you already know, Nepal is the Land of Temples. So having a Lord Shiva statue inside the cave was nothing new. Nevertheless, it is an interesting experience to walk down into the dark wet cave . -Wear sturdy shoes as the floor is slippery. -If you are claustrophobic, avoid this... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

going inside this cave is an amazing experience. it will give you this strange feeling of excitement, worry and relief! this place is not good for claustrophobic persons. it's a little bit confined and a little bit dark and dimmed. it's also a bit wet and slippery inside so don't forget to wear proper clothes and sturdy shoes. there is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Went here with my friends to get the blessing of Lord Shiva. Ticket is minimal. Some stairs and then a small cave and then some stairs and at last Shiva temple.

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

I went to seek blessings of Lord Shiva. Its a beautiful place. Go downstairs and you reach a small cave then you have to go downstairs again. The you reach the temple. Its all dark inside so lamps are installed everywhere.

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

I'm Pokhara we went to see different things then we went to see Lord Shivas abode. It's a cave where God is residing. At the entrance small market place. You can do little shopping there. Then pay a nominal fee and then starts the stairs. Then you reach the temple of Lord Shiva. Very less light there so you have... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Not bad value for money at 20 rupees for foreigners. OK to tie in with a trip to Devi's Falls and the Peace Pagoda. We went on a Saturday and it was a bit busy. But basically its a series of concrete steps to a stalagmite that looks like a lingna that you can't really see as it is covered... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

In a natural cave, a stalagmite was found to resemble the lingam, symbol of the Hindu god Shiva, and a temple sprung up around this phenomenon. The style of the temple is interesting because the art is quite different from the conventional Hindu iconography. Then comes the underground part, which reminded me of the title of a book (unrelated): "In... More 

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Being slightly claustrophobic I passed on the opportunity to enter the cave. It was dark and very poorly lit.

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Thank Shishirkona
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

It's a short drive from Lakeside. No one there told us the cave would be closed during the monsoon season. Not even the ticket counter. Paid for the ticket, only to walk down barely 2 minutes to just see the cave entrance. Opposite was Devi's fall which was not bad a visit.

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