Bindhya Basini Temple, Pokhara

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Visit Bindhya Basini Temple, a temple dedicated to the goddess Bhagwati where both Hindu and Buddhist communities come to worship. Locals pray at the temple, holding a range of ceremonies, the most common being weddings. To get to the temple you need to climb 50 stairs, but the natural scenery surrounding the site and the importance of the temple make the climb worth it. At 914 m (3,000 ft) above sea level, the site offers breathtaking views of the Annapurna Ranges. Before you enter the temple, make sure to take your shoes off and wear conservative clothes. Bindhya Basini Temple is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Pokhara Edition.
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  • When I went to just have the wedding ceremony, I took photos of the lovely bride and groom. It seems young people a popular Temple. Located high up, so view is not is.
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  • This temple, dedicated to the goddess Durga, lies atop a small hill about 20 mins away from Lakeside. There are a small amount of steps to be climbed to reach the top. The temple grounds are rather cl...  more »
  • Just to visit or witnes local weddings early morning a wonderfull insight in local culture. In the original old part of town the way to it is recommendable as well.  more »
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  • One of the most religious place in the town ... you can see the art and architecture... it is mostly famous for daily visitor as well as foreign and local tourist... i can say its one of the place you should visit in pokhara. Situated in the height you can feel the cold wind in sunny day
  • Our guide told us that it’s a famous temple in Pokhara for couples. People will receive blessings here when they get married. The place is clean and quiet, and you can oversee The city from there.
  • One of the renowned Temple in Pokhara city where devotees comes from around the country and also from the neighboring countries as well, because it is believed that every prayer is granted if you visit this temple. Also it is famous for weddings and other religious rituals which is done in the temple.
  • This is a very nice visiting place in Pokhara. It's a Hindu temple of goddess bindhyabasini. It is situated above a hill so u can get a bird eye view of Pokhara city from here.
  • Great holy place to visit. The place is clean and beautiful. You can see amazing mountain scenario from here. Situated in peace place. Everyday thousands of people visit this place from various regions. Must visit this temple while visiting Pokhara
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