Top 12 Most Popular Hindu Temples in Nepal

Nepal is home to the famous Lord Shiva temple, Pashupatinath Temple and majority of the Nepalese population follows Hinduism. List of Hindu temples in Nepal also include Doleshwor Mahadeva Temple,Halesi Mahadev Temple,Kasthamandap, Swayambhu,Bhagwati Temple and Kailashnath Mahadev Statue.

Pashupatinath Temple

Pashupatinath Temple in the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal is the most sacred Hindu temple dedicated to Pashupatinath, an incarnation of Lord Shiva. The temple complex is located on the banks of the Bagmati River and one of the seven monument groups of Kathmandu Valley in Nepal.

Changu Narayan Temple

Changu Narayan shrine is dedicated to Lord Visnu, located on a high hilltop in Changunarayan VDC of Bhaktapur District. The ancient Hindu temple is considered to be the oldest temple of Nepal.

Gadhimai Temple

Gadhimai Temple in Bara district of Nepal is is dedicated to sacred goddesses of Shakti, The temple is known for world’s biggest animal sacrifice and a formal decision have been issued to end animal sacrifice in July 2015.

Manakamana Temple

Manakamana Temple is situated in the Gorkha district of Nepal on a distinguished ridge. The temple is a sacred place of the Hindu Goddess Bhagwati.

Pathibhara Devi Temple

Pathibhara Devi Temple is one of the most significant Hindu temple in Nepal and holy places for Limbu people.

Bageshwori Temple

Bageshwori Temple is dedicated to goddess Bageshwori and another most important Hindu temples in Nepal and also famous for temple of Lord Shiva with mustache.

Dakshinkali Temple

Dakshinkali Temple or Dakshin Kali Temple of Nepal is dedicated to the goddess Kali, located outside Kathmandu.

Muktinath Temple

Muktinath Temple at Muktinath Valley in Mustang is considered to be a Shakti Peetha. This is probably the only place on earth where all five elements are found.

Budhanilkantha Temple

Budhanilkantha Temple at end of the kathmandu valley is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The temple is known for a large reclining statue of Lord Vishnu and the statue is largest stone carving in Nepal.

Shambhunath Temple

Shambhunath Temple of Lord Shiva is situated in the East West Highway section and one of the major tourist attraction in Nepal for pilgrims.

Guhyeshwari Temple

Guhyeshwari Temple is dedicated to Adi Shakti and one of the revered holy temples in Kathmandu. The temple is is an important pilgrimage destination for Tantric worshipers.

Nyatapola Temple

Nyatapola Temple in Bhaktapur is a Pagoda Style temple dedicated to goddess Siddhi Lakshmi. This five storey temple is one of the tallest pagodas in the country.

– Kailashnath Mahadev Statue

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Kailashnath Mahadev Statue in Sanga is the world’s tallest Lord Shiva statue, located about 20 km from Kathmandu. The statue is 144 feet tall and indeed a marvel of Nepalese engineering and faith on Lord Shiva.