Nyatapola Temple, Bhaktapur

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Admire the incredible architecture of Nyatapola Temple, the temple of the Hindu goddess of prosperity. Built in 1702 during the reign of Bhupatindra Malla, the five-story temple displays the best of local art, culture, and religion. To reach the temple you need to use a stairway, where you can see stone figures of the temple's guardians, as well as eight lucky Buddhist signs carved besides the doors. Although you cannot enter the temple, which is reserved exclusively for priests, you can take some amazing photos from outside. Locals will tell you that this temple has survived several strong earthquakes, while some smaller temples in the area were completely destroyed. Find out how to plan Bhaktapur trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
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  • It is a 5 storey temple located in Bhaktapur which is also marred somewhat by the earthquake. Although, the structure is intact, you can see a little bit of wear and tear. It is supposedly the tallest...  more »
  • With its two large statues at the entrance, and its small erotic sculptures in the back, this time is well worth the short walk between Durbar square.
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  • Nyatapola Temple was built in the 18th century in the toumadee square and five-layer roof were showing its presence. Its height is 30 metres, in the temples of the Kathmandu Valley in most high-interest stuff seems to. Streets can often climb on the stage on the steps. It is often not collapsed in the earthquake. It would have religious significance are built, but pretty high wooden construction height the cultural level such as the delicate carving work.
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