Palanchok Bhagwati: An artistically carved religious temple of Nepal


18th Jun, 2019 | Tourism Mail Crew


Palanchok, also known as Palanchok Bhagwati Temple is the one of the most famous destination for tourist of Nepal. This temple is believed to have been constructed during the king Man dev. Palanchowk bhagwati temple is situated 7 km north of the mountain of panchkhal , 15 kilometers of Dhulikhel on the Arniko highway and also 42 kilometer from Kathmandu. There is 3 feet high goddess Bhagmati  artistically carved in a black stone.

One can really enjoy the panoramic views of Palanchowk hill name after Bhagawti. Especially, this temple is famous for Hindus and Buddhist. Many tourist to visit Palanchok Bhagwati temple to observe the beautiful mountain in the top of hill. There is also the facilities of hotel, lodge and restaurants. Similarly, there is a hiking spot on the top of the hill of Bhagwati river.

Many pilgrims visit the temple especially on Tuesday and Saturdays.  during those days animal sacrifice also takes place in the temple in order to please the god. This place is also famous as a picnic spot and many people from different caste, diversity, religion and ethnics visit this temple. While visiting the Palanchok we can enjoy the cultural dances to welcome the visitors.

People mostly believe that Palanchok Bhawati is the one of the most powerful Hindu religious god. In the occasion of Palanchok Bhagwati festival the temple to decorated beautifully and dances are performed to pray the god. Tourists are also provided with a special Nepali delicacy. Being a part of history, Palanchowk Bhagwati is visited by several tourists to see to observe the beauty of Nepalese historical monuments.

Text: Sulav Kumari Singh