Heritage of Bhaktapur

National Art Museum; the Simhadhwaka Durbar of Bhaktapur

National Art Museum The national art museum of Bhaktapur is one of the best acquisition hubs of medieval as well as the lichhavi art...

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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

The Kedarnath temple look-alike like the Badrinath Temple since both of them are made in terracotta form. The temple is called Kedarnath because of...

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Rameshwor temple; one temple beyond the walls

Out of the four temples of Chardham temples, one is the Rameshwar temple. It 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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Phasidegal; the pumpkin like doomed temple

Phasidegal or Shilu Mahadya Phasidegal is a local as well as the tallest temple of Bhaktapur durbar square. Devotees of Shiva worship this temple...

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Taleju bell ( Tagoun Ghan); the big bell of Bhaktapur Durbar Square

The durbar square is a package of surprises, wherein every single step you find an alien creation. The giant bell in front of the...

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Layekuhiti ( Sunken hiti); an extreme example of stone carvings in Bhaktapur Durbar Square

Down with the temples and palaces, there is a spout in the Bhaktapur durbar square. That successfully grabs the attention of the visitors. You...

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Changu Narayan temple; the oldest temple of Nepal

Bhaktapur with subtitles like, “city of devotees” is also pledged as the city of temples. Among which, Changunarayan is crowned as the oldest temple...

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Bhairavnath temple; the most reputable and darkest temples of Bhaktapur

Bhairavanath temple, the temple devoted to lord bhairava is one of the rectangular based temples of Bhaktapur. That occurs place on the left-hand side...

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Yakshyeshwor temple; the Pashupatinath of Bhaktapur

The Yakshyeshwor temple or the Pashupatinath temple of Bhaktapur is one of the best contributions of Malla dynasties. The temple still stands in between...

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Dattatraya temple; the only shrine, devoted to Dattatreya in Nepal

Dattatraya temple Dattatraya temple is a circular styled (mandala-styled) temple that holds the prestige of being the only shrine, devoted to Dattatreya in Nepal....

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