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A small open-air Hindu temple with the largest stone carving in Nepal, Budhanilkantha features a 5 m (16.4 ft) long statue of Lord Vishnu carved from a single block of black basalt. This large reclining figure, nested in intricately carved coils of the cosmic serpent, rests in the middle of a round pool 13 m (42.65 ft) in diameter. Colorful flowers usually ornament this spectacular sight. At the base of Shivapuri Hill, the temple offers a sanctuary from a busy city life, about 20-30 minutes from Kantipath bus station by microbus. Put Budhanilkantha into our Kathmandu road trip planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Kathmandu.
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In den kleinen Ort Bhudhanikantha befindet sich unterhalb des Berges Shivapur ein über 1000 Jahre altes Steinbildnis vom schlafenden Gott Bishnu. Der Straße entlang sind viele Souvenirläden. more »In the small village of Bhudhanikantha, below Mount Shivapur, there is a stone portrait of the sleeping god Bishnu, which is more than 1000 years old. Along the street are many souvenir shops.
Buda recostado y con una serpiente alrededor. Es muy interesante y la gente va con mucha devoción. Hay niños como monjes cuidando y haciendo parte del ritual. Vale la pena si se tiene el tiempo de sob... more »Buddha lying down with a snake around. It's very interesting and people go with a lot of devotion. There are children like monks caring and doing part of the ritual. It's worth it if you have the time to spare.
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