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Swayambhunath Temple

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Manjushree Marg, Kathmandu 44620, Nepal
+977 986-5713743
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Manjushree Marg, Kathmandu 44620, Nepal
+977 986-5713743
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Reviewed yesterday

The views over the Kathmandu Valley are what make Swayambhunath Temple really special. For an amazing stupa I'd recommend Bhoudhanath Stupa but the almost 360 degree views up to the valley rim and over the sprawl of concrete that is Kathmandu are why you bother...More

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 2 days ago

The monkeys were the greatest part of the temple but be careful they will climb on you. The monks did not like the monkeys and chased them away.

Thank Ivy495
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great temple, interesting history. Helps to have a guide to give you all the background as there's no plaques or anything. Also check out the rooftop view which gives panoramic vistas of the city. Also have cool art in there. Lots of great sights, smells...More

Thank Matt W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Didn't go here the first time I was in Kathmandu, but went this past time in July. Very cool place and worth the hike up the stairs. Awesome views of the Kathmandu valley!

Thank sironside
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is an old budha temple which has to be reached by climbing multiple steps. The view from tow is beath-taking. Though a bit crowded due yo limites space, its a nice place to visit.

Thank Shivam13g
Reviewed 4 days ago

350 steps to be exact. I don't know if it was the heat or the altitude, probably my low fitness level, but I thought I was going to die. The from up there is pretty amazing. The view alone is worth it. The monkeys are...More

Thank yblieb
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Worth the 365 step climb from the East Gate to this incredible temple. Stunning views from the top and fascinating shrines, prayer wheels and buildings around the giant Stupa. Some guys started a conversation to offer to guide us around. We declined as we wanted...More

Thank Gillian D
Reviewed 6 days ago

very nice place to go and see, if you are visitng Kathmandu, it has history and very famous place to see.

Thank 825amarg
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have no words ..is huge and amazimg..i was stetjing there more than twenty minutes just wayching it......

Thank eliza n
Reviewed 6 days ago

The temple is dedicated to monkeys, which are thought to be spiritual creatures. The Tibetan name is a tribute to the variety of flora that surrounds the temple. The view of the Kathmandu city below, from the Stupa is worth a visit.

Thank bose_rima
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Annabel S
23 September 2017|
Response from ernur p | Reviewed this property |
I did not count. but too many :)
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avinash s
26 August 2016|
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Response from Tapanmc | Reviewed this property |
There is no time restriction.. Whole day is open.
13 May 2015|
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Response from Zantor2 | Reviewed this property |
gotta agree with other answer Not understanding from you question WHAT does it have to do with the Swayambhunath Temple??