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

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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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  • Picture on the entrance and exit is what does this mean? Tokorozawa mountain to the Temple in Nepal; I heard priest or even do not know.
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  • beautiful temple Buddhist, there is carved in a very fine detail. special atmosphere. believers come to make their donations and be bless entry symbolic which is used for the maintenance of the temple A floor the monastery itself is the Court in which the temple is also very beautiful with its houses of newar architecture
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  • This visit provided a useful insight into Hinduism. It was easy to access with plentiful opportunities for photographs.  more »
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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

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With its array of palaces and temples, Patan (Lalitpur) cannot be said to live in the shadow of Kathmandu when it comes to places to visit and things to see. However, many more visitors decide to stay in the nearby capital, which offers an extensive range of hotels and guesthouses, particularly in the Thamel area. But Patan (Lalitpur) itself--a little quieter, particularly in the evening--offers a good selection of places to stay, including hotels, hostels, and guesthouses across the central area, close to the main square.
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