Luchu Mahadya or the Subarneshwor Mahadeva Temple

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Subarneshwor Mahadev Temple is a Shiva temple as the Ananatalingeswor Mahadeva Temple. Although these temples are in two different places, they carry the same portion of geography. This temple is also a central attraction in between the wilderness.

Luchu Mahadya

Religiously, this place is very important. Especially for the newars of Bhaktapur. They call this temple as Luchu Mahadya and attend pujas time and again.

Consequently, this temple lies in between the Bhaktapur Nagar and Madhyapur Thimi. That makes easy access for the people of both Nagaras. As the place lies in Katunnje. As the patronymics of Bhaktapur’s people, the names of places are also out of the world.

Besides the religious importance, this place is very much come in use for the picnics. People go there to enjoy their holidays. Also, people prefer to go to this place because of its topographical structure. Most of the temples in Nepal lies in a hill station. For that reason, this temple also occurs a place among them.

A beautiful place with fresh air and a peaceful setting, this is what everyone wants in their visit. While they were thinking about such kind of place, this place then appears in a bright way to envoke your visit there. A trivial but worthy trip to Bhaktapur thus continues here.


No, it doesn’t. It lies at Suryabinayak municipality in the southern hill station of Bhaktapur.

It is popular for its spectacular view of both the great Himalayas and the valley. With that, it is best for hiking through the woods and is one of the famous temples of Bhaktapur.

You could choose a local bus or hire a private vehicle to reach over there.

The entrance fee to enter Bhaktapur along with the Bhaktapur Durbar Square varies as per the nationality. It costs, Rs.1500 for Non-SAARC nationality, Rs.500 to SAARC, and for Chinese citizens, and free for the Nepalese. And this charging rule is limited to Bhaktapur Nagar only.

No, you don’t need to pay for your infant. In fact, it is free entry to the children below 10 years of each national at Bhaktapur Durbar Square.

Yes, there are restaurants and cafes on-site but are not convenient for all kinds of visitors.

Yes, it is. Even a single woman could travel here alone.

Well, there are a lot of things that you can do like shopping, sightseeing, eating different foods, also photography. But, capturing one corner of the square and having a sunset view would be the most satisfying thing that you would experience.

While being in Bhaktapur, you must mind few things like taking out of your shoes while entering the temple and other religious sites. Likewise, you might not be allowed to click pictures of some specific events or places. You should consider these things.

As we informed you earlier it is all safe for solo traveling which means you can travel without a guide. But we also recommend you to have a certified guide who would help you to understand the authentic Bhaktapur and the stories carved all over the monuments.

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  • Suryabinayak Municipality, Bhaktapur District, Nepal

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