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Reviewed 30 August 2018

Bhaktapur is nice and a world heritage. But Sankhu looks like Bhaktapur did 20 years ago and shows how a small Nepali Newari town looked hundreds of years ago.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Eva H
Reviewed 4 April 2018

the most amazing place.just 1-2 hours far from kathmandu . here are many temples ,people here are so friendly ,many historical temple lies here.like bajrayogene salinadi.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Rojan S
Reviewed 29 March 2018

It was very old town in kathmandu and there is Milarepa cave and Bajrayogini temple which is Buddhist and hindus focal point religiously

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank serku s
Reviewed 8 November 2017

It is a wonderful place peopled by rugged long suffering human beings . It has such a quality to it Sankhu Village - you can feel the sadness rising out of the rubble from that dirty rotten earthquake . Why didn't it happen somewhere completely...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank JamesHarry W
Reviewed 17 September 2017

The city had temples, water fountains, stone roads, but now much of it is in rubble, after the earthquake. Still a good place to visit.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank bose_rima
Reviewed 5 August 2017

this is a good place for cluture lover,people are awesome they treat guest like god.and they served food with is amazing

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Rojan S
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

If it's only to spend some money in local shops, coz this historic settlement was severly damaged by the earthquakes. The Vajrayogini temple is still standing, but squares and houses were devastated...people are so resilient, trying to survive and make something of their lives. Even...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank gaos
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I have visited Sanku village on many occasions. May 2015 saw a very different place to the village in Feb 2015 due the the earthquake. Passing through in May shocked me to say the least, the utter devastation of the whole town and the silence...More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank Royhancock
Reviewed 7 January 2017

This village town can be reached by a car or bus or motorbike with an hour and a half from the kathmandu City. You will find the old city village with beautiful temples, squares, water fountains. In the periphery of the town are many antique...More

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank bhumi1008
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Sankhu is nice place it's main point to start trek to Nagarkot Dhulikhel .Unique locality and nice people.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank luichu94
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