Golden Temple (Hiranya Varna Mahavihar), Patan (Lalitpur)

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Religious Site
A combination of impressive architecture and intricate ornaments makes Golden Temple (Hiranya Varna Mahavihar) Patan's favorite place of worship. A world in itself, this three-storey golden monastery provides a sanctuary of smells and colors with flowers, incense, and high-quality bronze and silver works. A gilded image of Lord Buddha, guardian lions, and a large prayer wheel are among the site's top curiosities, along with special places to feed rats. Watch worshippers in their rituals among butter lamp offerings and prayer wheels in this serene setting just minutes away from the city center. To visit Golden Temple (Hiranya Varna Mahavihar) and get the most from your holiday in Patan (Lalitpur), create itinerary details personal to you using our Patan (Lalitpur) vacation route planner.
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  • Go rambling in the Southeast direction pattern Degas (Gate) because of the Durbar square. Become a North from Durbar square. It is a dense little sunshine, shining golden Buddhist temples. Every single item is made to exquisite precision, fine. Pattern with the most impact, while in Kathmandu I visited 2 times. It is not to be missed.
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  • We stayed in the hotel nearby Golden Temple. In the morning, we went to this temple to see how Nepali pray. It is a very nice place and a must-visit to see about traditional people and their belief. Y...  more »
  • A pleasant Buddhist temple, one of the best seen me in Nepal. From the main square to go about 300 meters.
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  • Very important historical vihara in relation to tibetan buddhism.
  • A mixture of old and modern art can be seen in this bahal. Well preserved by community. Proud to be part of it
  • Rudra Varna Mahavihar is beautiful Budhist monastry ... is in Lalitpur ... the temple is of metallic ... so many metallic good of unique structure are there ...
  • It's an historic place with lots of art.
  • Hindu religious place