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Swayambhunath Temple

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Manjushree Marg, Kathmandu 44620, Nepal
+977 986-5713743
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Manjushree Marg, Kathmandu 44620, Nepal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It has thousand stairs but they worth climbing. Wao wao wao erotic gods and some marvellous budha statues

Thank joji144
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Pretty funny, that foreigners got to pay and not caucasian looking people do not...monkey part is pretty funny, the race discrimination part not so much. But it’s usual in Nepal, so get used to it.

Thank Vero R
Reviewed 2 days ago

Peaceful and Relaxing visit to A must visit site in Kathmandu. The ancient architecture amidst beautiful greenery and breathtaking view from the top is not be missed. It is a true representation of religious coexistence of Hinduism and Buddhism. I find the walk around the...More

Thank Jigneshpatel277
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is under repair from the earthquake still and it is worth a visit, but it seems like there where more sellers this trip. Close up and personal with monkeys so good for the photos

Thank Slentp
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Set high on the hill overlooking Kathmandu the Monkey Temple is an awe inspiring sight especially at sunset when the stupa shines brilliantly. A must see.

Thank Lesley M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The swayambhunath is a veritable treasure house of valuable for buddist .There are many more monkets so it is called monkey temple.I see all of Kathmandu valley view from there.

Thank Emirua
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Interesting site where Buddhism and Hinduism live side by side. Great view over the city, and several rooftop restaurants from where you can enjoy the view while zipping to a cup of tea or fresh pressed juice. Some monkeys drink Sprite from the bottle, others...More

Thank Guri H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

swayambhu is one of my favrouite place in ktm. its is very beautiful so plss all nepalese and foreigners go to visit this place at least one time

Thank Win K
Reviewed 5 days ago

I enjoyed this temple more that the Boudhanath Stupa. It is more interesting in my opinion. Lots of monkeys around and there is a nice view of Kathmandu. It is a bit of a climb but it's worth it.

Thank Willy Y
Reviewed 5 days ago

This 1st century temple is one of the true iconic symbols of Nepal. It can be a walk getting up to the stupa, but it is absolutely worth it. The first thing I noticed upon arriving at the site are the mass of prayer flags....More

Thank jonahNJ
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Annabel S
23 September 2017|
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Response from Vera M | Reviewed this property |
365 steps
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avinash s
26 August 2016|
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Response from Tapanmc | Reviewed this property |
There is no time restriction.. Whole day is open.
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D1dak
13 May 2015|
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Response from Zantor2 | Reviewed this property |
gotta agree with other answer Not understanding from you question WHAT does it have to do with the Swayambhunath Temple??
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