The Crematoria, Kathmandu
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Learn about Hindu funereal traditions during a visit to The Crematoria, the riverside cremation area of a famous Hindu temple. The traditional ceremony sees the family of the deceased build a funeral pyre next to the river, sprinkle it with holy water, and circle the body three times, walking counter-clockwise. The area is only open to those of Hindu faith. Other visitors can see the cremation area from the opposite bank of the river. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Kathmandu holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the The Crematoria and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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Excelente lugar para tener la experiencia con la forma en que tratan a sus seres queridos fallecidos. Fuimos en una camioneta de la empresa outshine adventure Katmandu. Excelente el trato del impresar... more »Great place to have the experience with the way you treat your deceased loved ones. We went in a van from the outshine adventure Company Katmandu. The treatment of the impresario Gokul Sapkota is excellent
Не для слабонервных. По берегам кремируют тела усопших. Европейцы с широко открытыми глазами наблюдают за этим. more »Not for the faint of heart. The bodies of the dead are cremated along the shores. Europeans with eyes wide open are watching this.
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