Must-see attractions in Dhulikhel

  • Shiva Temple

    If you take the road leading southeast from the bottom of the town square for 2km, you’ll pass a playing field and the turn-off to the Kali Temple. Just…

  • Kali Temple

    If you don’t mind a steep 30-minute climb, you can head up a series of switchbacks on concrete steps to reach this modern hilltop temple (also called …

  • Ganesh Temple

    This small temple is dedicated to Ganesh, the Hindu god easily recognised by his elephant head. Ganesh is widely revered as the deity of intellect and…

  • Chandeshwari Temple

    This popular pilgrimage spot is noted for its enormous mural of Bhairab; you may see a sacrifice on feast days. Chandeshwari is one of the many…

  • Hari Siddhi Temple

    This triple-roofed temple in the centre of the Old Town is dedicated to Hari Siddhi, the Hindu goddess best known for killing two giants that attacked…

  • Vishnu Temple

    This three-tiered Vishnu temple is guarded by two very different Garudas, a man-bird that serves as the mount of Vishnu in Hindu mythology.

  • Bhagwati Shiva Temple

    This three-tiered temple dedicated to Shiva is built in the Newari style; 'Bhagwati' is an honorific title for female Hindu deities.

  • Gita Temple

    This modern Hindu temple is dedicated to the Bhagavad Gita, a 700-verse scripture in Sanskrit that is part of the Mahabharata epic.

  • Mother of Chandeshwari Temple

    This small satellite of the nearby Chandeshwari Temple is dedicated to the mother of Chandeshwari, one of the fearsome incarnations of Parvati.