Standing Buddha Image


If you walk south along the west bank of the Bagmati, you will reach this 7th-century standing Buddha image.

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1. Raj Rajeshwari Temple

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If you walk south along the west bank of the Bagmati, you will pass a 7th-century standing Buddha image, next to the damaged Raj Rajeshwari Temple, with…

2. Western Cremation Ghats

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Despite being clogged with garbage and black with pollution, the fetid Bagmati River is actually an extremely sacred river; Pashupatinath is the Nepali…

3. Eastern Ghats

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Pashupatinath's ghats are often full of life and it's worth taking some time to absorb it all. Devotees ritually bathe in the dubious-looking waters of…

4. Panch Deval

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If you follow the road running south from the side entrance to the temple, you will pass this former temple complex that now acts as a social welfare…

5. Religious Market

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Pilgrims flock to this fascinating market to pick up prasad (religious offerings) and spiritual souvenirs.

6. Ram Temple

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This elaborately frescoed wooden temple is often thronged by visiting sadhus, especially during the Maha Shivaratri Festival.

7. Bachhareshwari Temple

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Between the two groups of ghats on the west bank of the Bagmati is this small, 6th-century temple, decorated with Tantric figures, skeletons and erotic…

8. Pashupatinath Temple


Undiminished by the earthquake, the pagoda-style Pashupatinath Temple was constructed in 1696, but has been a site of Hindu and Buddhist worship for far…