Palanchowk Bhagawati is situated at a hilltop , 58 km east from Kathmandu.It takes two hours hilly drive on the Araniko Highway. Palanchowk Bhagawati is historic and one of the most beautiful Goddess images in Nepal, a three feet tall finely carved on black stone and decked with Jewelry. The temple especially crowed Tuesday and Saturday and animal sacrificing are also offered to the Goddess During great Dasain festival season, people from all over make a pilgrimage to Palanchowk Bhagawati. Kavre Palanchowk- is named after the Goddess.
It is believed that the Palanchowk Bhagawati, Naxal Bhagawati (in Kathmandu) and Shobha Bhagawati (in Kathmandu) are three sisters and Palanchowk Bhagawati is the eldest among them. And all three idols were made by same sculptor.
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