At just a 5-hrs drive from the capital city Kathmandu, Maulakalika Temple is situated on the top of the Maula hill, around 561metres above the sea level in the Gaindakot Municipality of Nepal. The temple is dedicated to the Goddess Kali, one of the forms of Goddess Durga (Symbol of power). It was built 500 years back by the king of Palpa Mani Mukund Sen for his army. According to Hindu mythology, it is believed that Goddess Durga will fulfill all the wishes if you will visit this temple. Hindu Devotees from all around the world visit this temple at least once their lifetime, they provide donations for the welfare of the temple which helps the management to construct the temple, and maintains the dignity of the place. Especially the temple is visited by the people living in Narayangarh, Bharatpur, and Chitwan since the temple is very near to these towns. The temple is also famous for hiking where visitors can enhance the cool breeze and spectacular view of the wilderness. One can experience Jatra and Puja during the festive season, the management has also decided to stop animal sacrifice in the name of God. We would recommend you to visit this beautiful and religious temple if you are near the Lumbini zone of Nepal.