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Changu Narayan, Bhaktapur

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Religious Site
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. Put Changu Narayan and other Bhaktapur attractions into our Bhaktapur vacation planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • I walked 3 hours from the village of nagarkot. Glimpse of Nepal people's lives in changu Narayan Temple, hiking or so fun. Is Nepal's oldest Hindu temple was damaged in the earthquake and heard the minimum recovery could slowly see your environment has been. Come more devout and piety of Nepal who was impressed all over again. It is a temple.
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  • 在尼泊尔的几天之内看了n多世界遗产,无比满足。去的Changu Naraya应该是我迄今为止见过的最小的世界遗产了,不过真的无比美丽。作为印度教最古老的庙宇,它的木雕、手工、装饰都极为精致。游客稀少,更可以感觉到神秘和庄严。在一个小殿外,透过半开的窗户往里看,突然有两只大老鼠从神像前跑过,我吓了一跳,神明却依然肃穆神秘的微笑着,包容一切,这大概也是一种神的力量吧。去的时候是2012年6月,印象深刻...  more »
  • We visited Changunarayan within tracks from Nagarkota, on the approach opened the beautiful views of the village and Temple. Inside the complex, all impressive, although the temple has suffered from the recent earthquake, and the basic structure of all in backups. There are some beautiful stone statues, dating from the fifth century.
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