Nepali Temple (Kathwala Temple), Varanasi

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Admire vermillion colored walls lined with dark and elaborately carved planks at Nepali Temple (Kathwala Temple), a Nepalese-style Hindu shrine built on a Ganges ghat by the King of Nepal. Termite-resistant wood and carvers were brought from Nepal in 1843 to construct this compact structure featuring exquisite woodwork and pagoda-style architecture. Surrounded by tamarind and peepal trees, the temple houses a Shiva lingam and offers a sweeping view of Varanasi and the sacred river. Made of baked bricks, stone and wood, this temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, is a replica of Kathmandu’s Pashupatinath Temple. Our Varanasi travel route planner makes visiting Nepali Temple (Kathwala Temple) and other Varanasi attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • I belonged to Varanasi and I had never heard about this temple since my childhood. One day just browsing Trip Advisor, I found this temple and I suddenly decided to visit in next afternoon. When I rea...  more »
  • A beautiful Nepalese styled temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Friendly young priest who spoke good English. Sadly, the museum adjacent to the temple was closed as it was Diwali.  more »
  • The walk from Kashi Vishwanath Temple to Nepali temple was wonderful. We got a wonderful glimpse of the local life in the narrow bylanes of the city. They charge a nominal fee from foreign tourists bu...  more »
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  • Must visit place a treasure in varanasi heritage building . It need to preserved properly . Peaceful atmosphere Ganga positive vibes a spiritual place
  • Must visit in the morning, you can get the best view of Varanasi ghats from here. Quiet place, there are old wooden benches to sit and enjoy the breeze.
  • That was very good place ......and i also like the wooden work of that Temple..........πŸ˜‡πŸ˜‡πŸ˜‡πŸ‘ŒπŸ‘
  • Very good place ....:) And not hugely crowded...must visit in Banaras..
  • The King of Nepal had built this temple on Lalita ghat on Ganga river at Varanasi in Nepali style. This Nepali temple is also called the Kathwala temple. The temple has some magnificent and articulate woodwork.

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