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"Monkeys at dawn" Swayambhunath Tip by Sheppy

Swayambhunath, Kathmandu: 44 reviews and 91 photos

I lived right next to the temple for some four months. Sometimes I'd make it up the temple before dawn and catch the sun rising across the valley. A truely magical experience.

I wouldn't advise going up the steps at night though... those monkeys can be pretty scary!

Address: Kimdol
Directions: The temple you can't miss from anywhere in the Thamel, the one on the hill........ Just don't try crossing the river anywhere but the bridges, it's more sewage than anything else!

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  • Updated Sep 21, 2003
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