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Jaganath (Krishna) Temple, Kathmandu

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Religious Site Tourist Spot
Dating back to 1563, Jaganath (Krishna) Temple lures visitors and devotees with its immaculate architecture and enticing erotic carvings. The sanctuary stands on a three-tiered platform, built from wood and bricks in traditional pagoda style. In the corners see four miniature versions of the temple, all five enshrining Surya, Ganesha, Vishnu, and Bhagavati. Look out for the multi-headed and multi-armed crowned deities wearing ornate jewelry found on the struts of the temple. On the eastern side of the temple, the doors open for devotees to pay respect to their deities. Add Jaganath (Krishna) Temple to your Kathmandu travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Kathmandu trip itinerary maker.
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  • There are many Durbar Squares in Nepal so make sure you find the correct location. The temple is noted for the multi-tiered roof structure with Jagnatha Krishna inside the temple. Jagnatha has a meani...  more »
  • Spent time mediating and exploring this building - while i went during peak tourism, it was still peaceful and i could appreciate the splendor.  more »
  • you will get in only once in a year, but it is in darbar square and by default you will cross the temple by rooming around.  more »
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  • Spriritual Fragrance can be felt
  • Has different vibe to it
  • I was there in 2010,but very sad it got destroyed in a earthquake on 25 April 2015
  • Set of pagodas fantastically carved. In the middle of a small place.
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  • No not at all beautiful or management
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