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Jaganath (Krishna) Temple

Durbar Square, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
+977 1-4268969
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The erotic carvings in this 17th-century temple are the source of much speculation.
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Durbar Square, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Reviewed yesterday

This temple has been damaged by earthquake. They are rebuilding it. It is in Durbar Square. It will take time.

Thank Gomathy23
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pigeons are fed there.partially damaged temple. Many erotic carvings are on the top area of the temple.marvelous architecture

Thank sunseb
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

This Hindu temple is noted for its erotic carvings on its roof struts; it is the oldest structure in this part of Durbar Square, dating possibly to the 16th century. Traditional three-tiered platform and two storey edifice. Definitely different and worth checking out if you...More

Thank PlatinumHoney
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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Jagannath temple is the temple of Lord Krishna and it is very famous oldest structure situated in Darbar square. The best part of this temple is the carving on the roof. The temple is on the second floor one has to go through stairs which...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Very Old Krishna temple located in the city of Kathmandu. It is a nice temple having statues of Lord Krishna. Every Hindu diety loves to visit Krishna temple.

Thank schroff
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

What a historic temple. The pagoda was developed and originated in Nepal! Not China or Japan. I was fortunate to see this before it was damaged. They have secured the area and are working ot return it to its original glory.

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

Uninteresting. Surrounded by touts. Dirty and unwelcoming. Thousands of pigeons make the visit complete.

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

You can't go to Durbar Square without visiting this temple .... It is beautiful even after the 2015 Earthquake ... Put some money in the Donations Box and say a prayer . Don't be afraid to smile at everybody you meet ! Be KIND xxx

Thank Kingspoon
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

We can still see clearly some damages from the earthquake two years ago but the plave remais beautiful and pistoresque. good to see the caracteristics of each building and the carving details.

Thank Ricardo R
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

The temple is located in Durbar square, so if you want to go there its worth to pay a visit, otherwise you could find similar temples in Nepal, also after 2015 earthquake the temple has been damaged badly.

Thank mamadgh99
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