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Dakshinkali Temple

20km 12mi From Kathmandu, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
+977 984-1452192
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This temple is dedicated to the ferocious goddess Kali, to whom animals are sacrificed twice a week.
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20km 12mi From Kathmandu, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
+977 984-1452192
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dakshinkali Temple is very famous Temple amongst in Nepal. Generally people do visit due to the on route way to hetauda and kulekhani also. Special day seems to be saturday where maximum number of religious mass will perform puja, where one should wait almost 3-4...More

Thank bibekpoudel07
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Located 1 hr 45 minutes away from Kathmandu, this temple is situated in a peaceful location. With the increase in number of resorts in this area it is good to stay overnight and catch the first puja early in the morning. The area is popular...More

Thank Aruna123
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Kali is a great and loving goddess of ancient Hindu religion. The name Kali is derived from Kaal or time. Dakshin means south and so this form of Kali is facing the south. It is believed that goddess Kali resides in the south, where Lord...More

Thank bose_rima
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Dakshinkali is a temple of a Hindu Goddess. Mostly temples have devoted items loitering on the floor but this temple is always clean whenever I have been there. Since its in the outskirts we can move out with picnic kit and look for a good...More

Thank 123_123Kathmandu
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We went on our bike and had an awesome time. When we reached there I was shocked to see the number of stairs to reach there. What I did not like was that people were carrying some goats and hens to sacrifice them.

1  Thank Ashima T
Reviewed 13 June 2017

I have been there for more than 10 times. I used to go with my family and friends. This is a naturally beautiful and we really enjoyed there. This is little bit far from Kathmandu city but once when we reach there we feel natural...More

Thank Shishir B
Reviewed 20 May 2017

A temple with great followings. The temple is around 45 minutes from the city. Followers sacrifice animal.

Thank nik_0107
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Went on a saturday with local transport which was hard, crowded mini bus to the Temple with locals with chicken and even more crowded back to Kathmandu (people hanging out of the bus). So it was very busy, i think best on saturdays, otherwise not...More

Thank Nasitrassi
Reviewed 8 May 2017

As I am one of the devotees of Hindu God and Goddess, I was planned to visit Dakshinkali Temple and finally did it. The place is beautiful in the bank of small stream. I have seen charm of a lot of devotees there.... !! I...More

Thank Pradip_Sharma11
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

On Tuesdays and Saturdays - the whole day except between 11:30 am - 1 pm there are animal sacrifices. If you know this and are open minded and want to learn more then go. For the real experience go by local bus. But I most...More

Thank soraia a
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