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

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. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Golden Temple (Hiranya Varna Mahavihar) and many more Patan (Lalitpur) attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Patan (Lalitpur) itinerary planning tool .
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  • It was my fourth visit. I heard from the Temple and the guide that did not become destroyed in the Nepal earthquake on April 25, 2015. As of December 2018, the Hindu temples around Patan Durbar Square are severely damaged by earthquakes and are still undergoing restoration work. Therefore, the center of the pattern is sandy dust is amazing. Personally, I think that the pattern of sand dust is worse than Tamerar. The person who is weak to the sand dust might be relieved to do the mask. The Golden Temple has a lot of pigeons on sunny days, so be careful overhead. Because this temple is built in the shape of the character of the Terauchi, the site of the House of the Sun is bad, and there is time when it is difficult to see the Buddha statue. It is famous because it is written in a certain guidebook that a leather product is prohibited to bring, but in addition to the place that attaches to the public eye like shoes and the belt, even if I put the small items such as leather purse in a bag, it is really rude, Let's pray according to the rules of this temple. There is a donation box near the Buddha statue. I think that it is good to contribute to this temple when making the chance because the foreign tourist in the circumference starts making the donation when someone makes the donation, it is influenced, and it notices for the first time.
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  • There are no disappointments when viewing the extraordinary temples and architectural sites in India. The Golden Temple was different in that it exuded a power, strength, resiliency and longevity unex...  more »
  • Humble entrance to a hidden gem Golden Temple for pilgrims of different faiths. Active monastery and practices to observe and revere. Undescribable courtyard atmosphere.  more »
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