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Pashupatinath area in a panoramic view

Pashupatinath, a sacred Hindu temple located on the banks of the holy waters of the Bagmati river is the largest temple complex in Nepal. It serves the Hindu god of destruction Shiva, also referred to as Pashupatinath.

The exact date of the construction of the site is uncertain, however, the earliest evidence of the temple's existence stretches back to 400 A.D. The temple was later renovated by the Malla kings and the present form of the main temple was built in the end of the 17th century that was said to have been destroyed by the termites.

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