Nepal has been known all across the world for being a country with the most varied geographical, climatical as well as religious diversity. Despite the cultural and religious diversity, it still is believed to be one of the most united countries where there has been no war in relation to religion and culture. Read on to find out about the top 10 religious places in Nepal and understand the beautiful tapestry of Hinduism, Buddhism and other faiths that the people of this country believe in.
Top Religious Places in Nepal
1. Pashupatinath Temple
This is probably the most important destination when it comes to worshipping the might destroyer Shiva. In front of the main temple is the statue of Nandi, a divine bull that serves as the vehicle of Shiva. Other gods and goddesses worshiped include Laxmi, Saraswati, Ganesh and much more.
Nepal is home to Lord Buddha and to several chores, gompas, and stupas. Swyambunath is situated north of Kathmandu and is also known as the Monkey Temple. Its archaeological and religious importance cannot be stated in words.
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The birthplace of Gautam Buddha is another in the list of the Top 10 religious places in Nepal. This UNESCO Heritage Site comprise of Emperor Ashoka’s Pillar, Siddartha;s Palace, the Puskarani pond etc. this place is known for its archaeological importance too.
A religious destination as well as a trekking dream come true, Muktinath is situated in the Annapurna region. The Muktinath Temple is a pagoda-shaped temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is surrounded bu 108 waterspouts.
This lake is situated in the Langtang region and is known for being a wonderful trekking experience along with religious importance. The grand and picturesque lake are surrounded bu Ganesh Kunda, Surya, SaraswatiKunda and nine lakes in total.
It is situated at the confluence of the Kali Gandaki and Trishuli and is situated in the Chitwan National Park vicinity. It is known for being the destination to take holy dips and is surrounded by the Tribeni Temple and the Balmiki Ashram.
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Situated on the top of Kutidanda and Haaspokhari, it is a scenic destination too. it is feasible to be reached and showcases the Mahabharat Range as well as the Mount Kanchanjunga.
It is situated atop a hill and can be reached by walking or through the very first cable car service in Nepal. This religious destination is visited almost by all Nepalese and also offers extremely good views of the Ganesh Himal, Annapurna Range as well as the Manaslu.
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9. Dolakha Bhimsen
Situated in the upper part of Dolakha, Dolakha Bhimsen consists of a Shiva Linga and a holy pond underneath it. It is also surrounded by the temple of Tripurasundari.
It is situated west to the district of Pyuthan and is flocked with pilgrims essentially during the festivals of BaishakPoornima and Kartik Poornima.