Tourism > Pashupati Nath Temple
The UNESCO enlisted Pashupati Nath temple as world heritage site in 1979. The Pashupatinath temple is regarded as a very special and popular temple. This temple is situated at a distance of 4 km away in the north east of Kathmandu. The Lichchhavi kings have laid Shivalings of this temple. Thereafter, the Malla kings made it more beautiful and attractive by converting it into two storied. People of different castes and religions comes to this temple to worship with great respect. Likewise, devotees from abroad come to worship the lord Shiva. The forest Mrigasthali, Kailash and Ghat around Pashupatinath temple have made the surrounding environment attractive, beautiful and worth seeing it. This temple is very important from the religious point of view. It is one of the holiest spots for Hindus. The main temple is situated on the bank of the Bagmati River which is a tributary of the holy Ganga river of India.