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

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.7/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web
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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  • Not a particularly large building, the Golden Temple is nevertheless a spectacular attraction a stone's throw away from Patan's central Durbah Square area. Sheathed in gilded metal, the main temple sh...  read more »
  • The temple is great visit if you are strolling around Patan. It has beautiful ornaments and figures and the gold makes sure you get some nice pictures. It's a quiet place and a visit takes up maybe 20...  read more »
  • I can not tell you have to go is a neighborhood that all this release by patios site is a Buddhist temple and each month a family the child is in charge of taking care of it and that not turn off flame... I liked a lot.
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  • A must visit site when you go to Lalitpur area. One of the most maintained heritage site. They have managed to keep the hundreds of years old tradition almost the same when it comes to carrying out the temple rituals.
  • One of the most beautiful temple in whole Kathmandu valley. Also the best place to relax and have some peace of mind. If possible visit here early morning at 4am, you will just make a time slip to another era.
  • One of the most beautiful place Must visit
  • I Have been Visited This Place 1 Year Ago. it's A Nice place...Mohammad.Ali. Bangladesh....
  • Famous and oldest temple in Patan.
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