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Muktinath and Jomsom

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It is believed that all miseries/sorrows are relieved once you to visit this temple (Mukti=Nirvana, Nath=God). The famous temple of Lord Muktinath lies in the district of Mustang and situated about 18km northeast of Jomsom at an altitude of about 3,749m. The main shrine is a pagoda shaped temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Set into the wall around it are 108 water spouts from which pour holy water. The temple is situated on a high mountain range and is visited during fair weather. There are two ways to get to Muktinath from Kathmandu. Either take a direct flight from Kathmandu via Pokhara to Jomsom and hike for a 7-8 hours via Kagbeni or to trek all the way from Pokhara which takes 7-8 days. It is believed that one should visit this temple after competing pilgrimages of four Dhams in India. The Jwala Mai temple nearby contains an eternal flame fed by natural gas underground.There is a world-class accommodation facility in Jomsom from where one can enjoy remarkable natural beauty.

Address: Jomsom
Muktinath

Nepal
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