Krisnhna Mandir Temple (Chayasim Deval), Patan (Lalitpur)
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Shikara-style Krisnhna Mandir Temple (Chayasim Deval) stands out with its ornate stonework. Built in 1637 by King Siddhinarsingh Malla to house Hindu deities. Under the twenty-one golden pinnacles, three floors enshrine Hindu deities: the first floor is dedicated to Krishna, the second to Shiva and the third to Lokeshwor. See beautiful paintings from the Ramayana in the interior. Admire the stunning columns with their intricate stone carvings and embellishments. See the statue of man-bird Garuda kneeling with folded arms on the top of the column facing the temple. Entrance to the inside of the temple is forbidden for non-Hindus. To visit Krisnhna Mandir Temple (Chayasim Deval) and other attractions in Patan (Lalitpur), use our Patan (Lalitpur) vacation generator.
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  • The entire structure is being restored and has scaffolding around it. Known as Bishwanath or Visvesvara, it has 2 plinth levels and 2 roofs. The two elephants with riders can be seen. It is closed to ...  more »
  • Krishna Mandir (Temple) is one the famous temple here in Patan and recommended to visit it once. It is full of art and culture. As being a Nepali I would definitely recommend this because of its beaut...  more »
  • The temple is completely covered in scaffolding and there is a fence around it. It looks pretty intact from the outside and on the day I was there there were a lot of Hiindu's inside it. The temple is...  more »
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  • The most popular temple of Patan Durbar Square, a great work of art and a popular site during Krishnastami.
  • Jai shri krishna,
  • Historical Place Krishna Temple was built by Malla king Siddhi Narsingh Malla. This temple is quite famous for its architectural design.
  • A temple with historic value. Built in Shikhara structure, the temple has 21 gajurs and is claimed to have been built from one stone. The cravings in the temple tells a lot about hindu religion, it's God and goddesses.
  • "Mind your head while entering there.." . Marvelous architecture... mesmerizing stone sculpture..