Changu Narayan, Bhaktapur

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Centuries old and seemingly frozen in time, Changu Narayan represents one of the oldest temples in Nepal and an exquisite example of Licchavi-era architecture. Dedicated to the god Vishnu, the temple sits at the top of a hill surrounded by a forest. Walk inside to see a figure of Vishnu's consort Garuda, or stroll around the building to spot sculptures relating to the god's various incarnations. Make Changu Narayan a part of your Bhaktapur vacation plans using our Bhaktapur online trip itinerary maker .
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  • North of Bhaktapur, which is spliced with Kathmandu, one finds a temple a paragraph out of naturan! The temple was damaged by the latest earthquake in 2015 and it is not yet completely restored! From the parking lot which is located a half a kilometre away is a road to the temple and it is lined by vendors, which in January, did not see so many tourists. Where I was able to calmly pick out clothes for myself!
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  • The road to changu Narayan is good. This is a temple of lord Vishnu . The temple got damaged in the earthquake of 2015. It is one of the seven UNESCO world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley. This tem...  more »
  • malla temple which is in rural place of Bhaktapur. you have to wait 1 hour to get local bus but great experience in my life.  more »

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