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Taumadhi Square, Bhaktapur

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Examples of intricate traditional temple architecture encircle Taumadhi Square, a large plaza in Bhaktapur. The Nyatapola temple to Siddhi Laxmi, goddess of female creativity and power, dominates the square. Nepali King Bhupatindra Malla oversaw the construction of this five-tiered wooden building (Nepal's tallest pagoda temple), completed in 1702. Other impressive temples, including the intricate Bhairavnath temple to Bhairab, abut the plaza. Afterwards, wander over to the nearby area where potters create and sell earthenware crafts. Work out when and for how long to visit Taumadhi Square and other Bhaktapur attractions using our handy Bhaktapur trip itinerary maker.
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  • Old Royal Palace after visiting Durbar square on the South side and goes out to the toumadee square. Are surrounded by stunning buildings such as the 5 layer nyatapola Temple, bailovenato Temple. It is a square visit.
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  • Taumadzi Tol me like more than the main square. The Temple of N'jatapola sets the right mood + there is no repair. Excellent views from several cafes next to the temple.
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  • The Taumadhi square is one of the four squares which makes up the Bhaktapur Durbar area. Its very busy here with both locals and tourists . In this square stands the beautiful Nyatapola temple which i...  more »