Santaneshwor Mahadev temple is one of the famous Hindu temples in Nepal. It is located in Jharuwarasi, Lalitpur district. According to the Hindu mythology, it has great value for those who are childless. It is believed that the Santaneshwor Mahadev blesses the couples with children even if they have ill fortune. The place is also described in the religious epic of the Hindu belief called “Shree Swasthani Brata Katha”. The temple lies on top of a small hill with nice view of the Kathmandu valley and the surrounding.
The temple is situated within 1 hour of drive from the main city area of the valley. A little outside the city area, you can expect some fresh air with stunning scenery. The place offers you 360 degree view from the top.
Beside the religious and spiritual value for hindu followers, the temple and the surrounding is popular as an travel attraction within the Kathmandu valley. The environment is clean, calm, and green where you can feel the peace of mind.
If you are looking for short travel and capture amazing photographs and videos, this could be your next destination. You have multiple options to reach the place. You can take public transportation from Lagankhel and hike a little bit or take taxi up to the base of the hill and climb up the stone paved stairs.
The pictures were taken early morning at low light with mobile phone. Thank to google photos for light fixes and effects.