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Manakamana Temple, Kurintar
Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
A modern cable car takes you to Manakamana Temple, a 17th century pagoda-style sanctuary dedicated to one of Parvati's incarnations-- Bhagwati. After an exciting ride up with stunning views of the mountains and green valley, admire the red and black colored and lavishly decorated temple standing 1,302 m (4,270 ft) above sea level. Feel the holy ambiance and enter the small dark chamber displaying ancient ornaments covered in dust and ashes. Many pilgrims come to worship here and often sacrifice animals-- infact there is a cable carriage for animals just for this purpose. Absorb the breathtaking views of the Manaslu, Himalchuli, and Annapurna mountains to the north, and grab some souvenirs and taste local food from the nearby street vendors. Arrange your visit to Manakamana Temple and discover more family-friendly attractions in Kurintar using our Kurintar holiday planner.
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Manakamna Temple is perched atop a hill in Kurintar and is midway between pokhara and kathmandu. The temple is now easily accessible through cable cars. The cable car service is an excellently maintai... read more »
Después de una carretera más o menos buena desde Katmandu... Y tras tres horas... Se llega al Manakamana Temple. IMPRESIONANTE!!!... La subida, en el teleférico, merece los 20USD/persona ... Y después... read more »After a more or less good road from Kathmandu... And after three hours... One gets to the Manakamana Temple. IMPRESSIVE! ... The rise in the cable car, deserves the 20USD per person... And then, take the crowded streets of jobs (normal in Nepal) until you reach the Summit... Where you discover with AWE, the ruins of which a year ago was a marvel of temple. The great people let us visit the Temple in its entiretyshow original
View were spectacular and cable car ride over the mountains is beautiful right now construction going on for the main temple but still you can offer your prayers in a small temple just beside the main... read more »
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Awesome place to visit... Nice temple to worship... I enjoyed too much here. What a weather around manakamana So pleasant.... Really lovely country as well aa lovely peoples of NEPAL..
One of the most popular temple for Hindus. The wish fulfilling goddess, manakamana fulfills devotees wish. Please, visit this temple at least once in life.
Hindu goddes temple....it is said that she will fulfil all wisses
Holy place of hindus ;the temple of wish fulfilling goddess
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