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So exciting. Buy some coins and try your luck at getting it into the pot in the pond. Well worth the walk up the many steps with the crowds. Keep everything tied down away from monkeys. We saw a monkey dive down and rob a...More
Monkey temple is one of the most visited ones. It has an amazing view. You can go there by bike or better you stop the bike and walk through the steps. You will see lots of monkeys down but at the top I didn't see...More
Swayambunath is also known as the monkey temple. Near the entrance gate there are groups of short tailed monkeys. They have their own swimming pool. One friendly monkey climbed on my shoulder and then onto my head when we were watching them playing in the...More
From here you have a view Deep into the Kathmandu Valley. Every hundred years the top of the Stupa gets a Fresh golden Outlook. It happend last About three or four years ago for around 28 Million US Dollars donated by US American Buddhists. The...More
The walk up the steep stairs to the top amid the somewhat unpleasant monkeys that might remind you of people's you have known and no longer know is arduous. At the top you will find a jumble of untidy buildings of Buddhist and Hindu origin...More
Also known as the Monkey Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal, Swayambunath Stupa was a great place to visit. Entrance fee is only Rs 200 for tourists. It's not a very big temple and you have to climb 365 steps to get to the top. But you...More
We arrived at the base of the temple and saw the stairs to go up. There are a lot of them, but the monkeys will entertain you as you go up. At the top, the views are amazing over Kathmandu.
The temple is very interesting...More
As far as I know, there is no official opening time. My suggestion though would be to go when the sun is not too high in the sky so your photographs will show nice shadows and coutours. Enjoy the visit!