Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most sacred Hindu temples in Nepal and is dedicated to Lord Shiva

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The temple complex was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979

The entire complex is spread over an area of about 1.58 acres

The temple showcases a unique pagoda-style architecture with a gilded rooftop, intricate wood carvings, and exquisite artwork

Pashupatinath Temple is situated on the banks of the Bagmati River in Kathmandu

The area surrounding the temple complex is home to several cremation ghats where the last rites of Hindus are performed