Ugrachandi; the statue of the most furious goddess

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Ugrachandi; the statue of the most furious goddess image

Here, we have another contribution of King Bhupatindra Malla. The sculpture of Ugrachandi. She is considered as the furious goddess in the locality since her name ugrachandi means the deity with immense anger.

As we know, King Bhupatindra Malla proposed it in 1707. With that, there is a popular darn related to this sculpture. According to this, the king ordered to cut off the hands of the artist, right after the completion of the work. So that he could not create the same masterpiece for any other king.

Well, You can observe this amazing artwork on your left-hand side while passing the tourist information office from the white cemented gate.

FAQs

Yes, it lies within the Bhaktapur Durbar Square.

This is the statue of Ugrachandi Bhagwati which means the goddess of extreme anger.

It would be a pleasure to sneak around Bhaktapur Durbar Square. It doesn’t matter when you will visit there. But if you are interested in temples and worshipping then the morning would be the best time to be present 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 Chinese citizens, and free for the Nepalese.

Yes, there are restaurants and cafes on-site, convenient for all kinds of visitors.

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

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 place. 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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  • Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Municipality, Bhaktapur District, Nepal.

  • 27.672312, 85.427497
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