Heritage sites

Salan Ganesh Temple and the pond

Salan Ganesh Temple Within the sphere of Dattatreya Square, there are three more temples that hold both cultural and religious paramount. Among them,  the...

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The existence of Laxmi Narayan temple in Dattatraya Square

There are so many Narayan temples within the Bhaktapur Nagar. So that people often get confused about the names of the temples. However, the...

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Bhimsen temple: the temple of trade master

Introduction of Bhimsen temple There are still several temples and heritage sites in Bhaktapur which has no evidence of its existence. Yet, they are...

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Til Madhav Narayan Temple; one hidden temple that exist in front of Nyatapola

It would be amazement if anyone of this generation knows about this temple, Til Madhav Narayan Temple. Besides them, who are researchers and locals,...

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Kileshwor Mahadev Temple; A Shiva temple on the premises of Changu

This tiny and two-storeyed temple on the premises of the Changu courtyard is called Kileshwor Mahadev Temple. People often call this temple as the...

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Chinna Masta Temple; a temple dedicated to the Goddess Kali

Chinna Masta temple is entirely dedicated to Chinna Masta Devi. The denizens of the changu praise her as a local paraphrase of Goddess Kali....

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Balkumari Temple of Thimi; a temple in the middle of the city

There are four kumaris that people of the valley do worship, as a shrine, not the living goddess Kumari. And the balkumari temple is...

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National Art Museum; the Simhadhwaka Durbar of Bhaktapur

The national art museum of Bhaktapur is one of the best acquisition hubs of the medieval as well as the lichhavi art and history....

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Badrinath temple; one out of the Char Dham temples of Bhaktapur

Badrinath temple is a 17th old century temple. It postured itself within Nepalese traditional roofing style.  That makes this temple more unique than others....

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Kedarnath temple; one shikhara styled brick paved Shiva temple

Kedarnath temple is a shikhara style brick temple. That stands right and in front of the Gopinath temple. Locals recognize it as the temple...

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Rameshwor temple; one temple beyond the walls

One out of the four temples of Chardham temples is the Rameshwar temple. This is an open temple. That stands with four artistic stone...

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Gopinath temple; the perfect pagoda of Bhaktapur Durbar Square

Within the premises of Bhaktapur durbar square, you can encounter different types of temples. Among them, the very first pagoda styled temple which you...

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Jagannath temple; the temple of wooden Krishna

The ancient evidence says that the king bhupatindra Malla is responsible for the erection of the Chardham temples of Bhaktapur. Along with the Jagannath...

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Chyasalin mandap; It’s not a temple

Chyasalin mandap is an octangular pavilion. It is not a temple while most people misunderstand it as a temple. Although it is just a...

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Lanpadegal; the images of two stone lions

Lanpadegal is the image of two monolith lions, posing in front of Phashidegal. Yes, these effigies are those shielders that allow you to ride...

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