Baglung Kalika Bhagwati Temple

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    Location

    Longitude: 82°52’47’’-83°40’38’’
    Latitude: 28°04’38’’-28°38’06’’

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    Temperature

    Maximum: 21.°c
    Minimum: 5°c

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    Rainfall

    1673.2 mm

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    Weather

    Sub-tropical, Temperate, Sub-Alpine

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    Accommodation

    Hotel, Lodge, Resort and Community Home Stay

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    Culture

    Dance-Lakhe, Maruni, Ghatu, Hanuman, Jogi, Ropai, Katuwal, Putali, Ghantakarna, Sisno, Khesnae, Bagh (Tiger), Mayur (peacock), Jhakri, Adi, Sorathi, Salejo, Kheli, Thado Bhaka, Cultural and religious fairs

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    Access

    Pokhara to Jomsom: 72 km by Bus

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    Health Service

    Hospital, Health Post, Ayurvedic Centers, Clinic

Situated inside a forest about 2km away from Baglung Bazar, the temple as a monument holds historical and religious significance. Built around 1534 by king Mani Mukunda Sen of Palpa, the temple was said to have been built by the king on the wishes of his daughter Bishrawa Sen after her marriage. There is a throng of people each Tuesday and Saturday and on Ashtami of the full moon calendar during the month of April.

Every year, the Chaite Dashal fair is organized in this temple area and a huge number of people visit this temple. This temple has been enlisted in the top 100 tourism destinations of Nepal by the Nepal government.