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ca. 9 km sudlich von Kathmandu. | Narayanthan, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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ca. 9 km sudlich von Kathmandu. | Narayanthan, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Budhanilakantha is a historical place to visit with the sleeping(llaying) statue of god nilakantha. the environment there is very good.

Thank Mukesh9057
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was fortunate to visit this temple as part of a pilgrimage tour. The shrine is not very touristy and gives you a true sense of local customs. Well worth the visit. If you are not a Hindu a quiet word with the guard may...More

Thank LavaLulu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Neelkanth is name of shiva, Here you find Shiv's idol lying on rock in a pool. People visit in large numbers

Thank kkwalia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Aum Namo Narayanaya.... This Budha nilkantha is Really had a spirituality at the evening time at the lighting of the lamp simply super, As a Yoga Teacher I feel its get meditation to every one can do here silently. Just by watch this statue and...More

1  Thank glakkshmie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have never seen such lord vishnu in sleeping position, completely relax mood. l like this temple verymuch .

Thank Shreekant P
Reviewed 29 April 2017

We were mesmerized by seeing the idol of God Vishnu ji in sleeping pose in a water bed.We have not seen such idol any where

Thank Atulgzb58
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Buddhanilkanth also means Vishnu lying in water. This is a fantabulous Hindu temple. Firstly this is the only temple in kathmandu which doesn't have any kind of charges as entry fee or to pray also. Photography is strictly prohibited, we've seen mobiles & cameras being...More

Thank Ruchi2509
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This temple makes for a great trip out of of Kathmandu. It is easily accessible by public bus from Jamal area and cost only 20 rupees. Vishnu sculpture is very unique and can be view from outside of the main gates (non-Hindus are not allowed...More

Thank tatyanay1
Reviewed 13 April 2017

A pretty unique temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu where he lies in a pool of water. Atmosphere is pleasant and soothing.

Thank ashwinstud
Reviewed 11 April 2017

statue of vishnu gives feel of padmanabha swami temple of Kerala, must visit if you are in kathmandu, not so far not to miss.

Thank JDV-Nov13
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