Manakamana Temple / Cable Car

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    Longitude: 84°24’17’’- 84°12’03’’
    Latitude: 27°47’40’’- 28°45’08’’

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    Maximum: 33.5°c
    Minimum: 2.3°c

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    1,628 mm

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    Tropical, Sub-Tropical, Temparate, Sub-Alpine & Alpine

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    Hotel, Lodge, Resort and Community Home Stay

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    Dance- Lakhe, Maruni, Ghatu, Salejo, Lekhi, Thado Bhaka

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    Pokhara - Abu Khaireni 84 km Abu Khaireni - Gorkha 26 km

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    District Hospital, Primary Health Care, Health Post, Clinic

The Manakamana temple which is dedicated to the Hindu Goddess Devi Bhagawati and built in ancient times is a very famous pilgrimage site for Hindus in Nepal and around the world. There is a belief that the Goddess Bhagawati is believed to grant wishes of pilgrims come true if they make their wishes in the temple premises. The temple is about 125 km from Kathmandu. There is an option to do a 3 hour walk through uphill terrains from Abu Khaireni which lies along the highway or visitors could take a 10 minute cable car ride from Kurintar. The temple which is located in Shahid Lakhan rural municipality was damaged during in 2015 mega earthquakes and it took 43 months to restore the temple.