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Taleju Temple

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Address: | Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur 44800, Nepal
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Private 4-Hour Bhaktapur Sightseeing Tour
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Full-Day Private Tour of Kathmandu Valley's UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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Oldest and most guarded

This is the oldest Taleju Devi Temple of the three different temples at each Durbar Square. It is also the one most heavily guarded by armed security personnel. The doorway has... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Shridhar_Jaju
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Yavatmal, India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is located in Bhakta Pur City, Near to darbar Square. This monument has also been lost during earthquake. it is said that Taleju temple main gate is made by gold.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Taleju Temple is located Bhaktapur City. there is very old heritage sites. Taleju temple main gate is made by gold.

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Yavatmal, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the oldest Taleju Devi Temple of the three different temples at each Durbar Square. It is also the one most heavily guarded by armed security personnel. The doorway has beautiful art work, and the royal bathing pond at the side is also worth seeing. But there's not a whole lot to see, as a lot of it is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

The entrance of this temple and some of the parts are very interesting but unfortunately the most beautiful part of it is forbidden for non Hindus so it is impossible to appreciate the real importance and beauty of the site. If you are in Durbar square it is worth the visit, otherwise don't bother

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Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

The medieval architecture attracts the the people for its art. Don't miss when you are in Kathmandu.

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Gurgaon, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

It is the main temple in durbar square complex, one such temple is there in other two durbar square.

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Bhaktapur, Nepal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

The Taleju temple was built in the 14th century and is the oldest part of Bhaktapur's Royal Palace. Although non-hindus are not allowed inside everyone else can look though the guarded doorway. The main shrine is to the left while to the rights old fresco paintings. Interestingly the stone guardian statues are Tibetan looking and may have been brought here... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

There are 3 Taleju goddess temple in kathmandu valley, at Bhaktapur, Lalitpur and kathmandu. Taleju temple was build for worshpping the power at time of Malla dynasty from 12th to16th century AD. Smallest at Bhaktapur and Lalitpur and bigest in kathmandu, the areal hight is same , this temple is great example engineering of that time . Only hindus are... More 

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Pasir Gudang, Malaysia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

The place looks a little dangerous. There is nothing much you can see or go further inside. Most of the doors are locked.

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Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015

Statue of Lord Durga can be seen on the upper side of the gate. It's a kind of master craft and one of the famous gate in World Heritage site. Lots of people enjoy taking photo at the gate. And also one of the most attractive point in Durbar Square. It should be preserved for our future next generation and... More 

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