Every Year people from many states and from all over the world arrive at Nepal to visit or spend their holidays like Pokhara, Kathmandu, the enchanting and mesmerizing beauty of Himalayas but the most visited place from last many years is Muktinath darshan.
Muktinath had been a sacred place for not only Hindus but also for Buddhism. it is located at 3700 meters approx at Thorong La mountain pass in Mustang. For Hindus it is Muktikshetra.
The central shrine of Sri Muktinath is considered by Hindu Vaishnavas to be one of the eight most-sacred shrines, known as Svayam Vyakta Ksetras; the other seven being Srirangam, Srimushnam, Tirupati, Naimisharanya, Thotadri, Pushkar and Badrinath. The temple is very small. Muktinath is one of the most ancient Hindu temples of God Vishnu. The murti is of gold and is tall enough to compare with[clarification needed] a man.
The Tibetan Buddhist tradition states that Guru Rinpoche, also known as Padmasambhava, the founder of Tibetan Buddhism, had meditated at Muktinath on his way to Tibet. This temple is praised by many saints of Hindu tradition. The scripts narrating the importance of this temple are available in Vishnu Purana with the Gandaki Mahathmya.