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Address: Kwalakhu Rd, North of Durbar Square, Patan, Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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This ancient five-story temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. There is only...

This ancient five-story temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. There is only one other five-story temple in the area.

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Heritage temple

A Shiva temple with two ponds whose water is believed to come from Gosaikunda is a UNESCO World heritage site. Located north of Patan Durbar square, this temple had 5 storeys with... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 November 2016
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Slightly damaged by the earth quake in 2015 it still stands and is wonderful to visit in the early morning when locals come to do their pujas.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

A Shiva temple with two ponds whose water is believed to come from Gosaikunda is a UNESCO World heritage site. Located north of Patan Durbar square, this temple had 5 storeys with intricate woodcarving. Due to the earthquake, the tower is leaning precariously. A large Nandi statue is still visible.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Stumbled on this temple, that lies North of Durbar square, whilst I was trying to find the Golden Temple. It was very busy and impressive - especially as all 5 tiers of the pagoda are still standing. It is Patan's oldest temple - dating back to 1400. Temple is dedicated to Shiva. It is quite largish complex. When I was... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

There are so many beautiful temples in the vicinity of Durbar Square, and this is one more. It's quite large and evidently quite popular as there were many people performing puja when I was there. Not as extraordinary as some of the other temples, but certainly worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Another five storied temple of Kathmandu valley after nyatapola of Bhaktapur. This is one major tourist attraction of patan. loved it and strongly recommend you to visit it !!!

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Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

This kumbheswar Temple is situated in lalitpur 5minute walking distance from Mangalbajar. Temple is Shiv temple witin the compound of Banglamukhi temple the godess shivshakti. While we go around we filled peace of mind. An early celeberation in this temple is in the month of August every year. I really enjoy being around here. I recommend to visit this place... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

We visited this during our Nepal trip in December 2010.This is an ancient five-story temple dedicated to Lord Shiva showcasing Pagoda style architecture which is popular in Nepal. Worth a visit when in Durbar Square, Patan.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2015

I definitely was not aware of this temple. Good for me I made friend with some locals, and they brought me here. They said, this is the most important temple for the people that staying around this area. The temple was good. but what good was the local scenery, here you can observe people coming and doing their rituals, some... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2015

big & impression. better to spend more time & hang around also interesting. must visit temple in Nepal

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2014

The only 5 roofs temple aside from Nyatapola temple in Bhaktapur with the exception of the round 5 tiered pancha muni hanumanof kathmandu hanuman dhoka palace. Is a temple of lord shiva

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