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Beautiful Hindu Temple

This temple is very old so the appreciation of the crafts used to build it is very high. We were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jacqueline J
An old and beautiful hindu temple to visit

The temple is very beautiful and the village too. But it's a bit far so mainly what people do is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Yerevan, Armenia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This temple is very old so the appreciation of the crafts used to build it is very high. We were there when a group of Hindu worshippers were praying and it made our experience very memourable.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jacqueline J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The temple is very beautiful and the village too. But it's a bit far so mainly what people do is they go to changu narayan and bhaktapur at the same day. Changi narayan is a hindu temple, it has a very beautiful architecture. There are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 841kristinek
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Nice temple, but felt pressurized to pay and pay, so not keen on visiting again. plenty of nicer more friendly places around

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 250francoisg
Reviewed 10 June 2018

A fabulous site, it is neglected and mismanaged - there is no effort to tell it's story, and the temple stays locked. Worshippers fend for themselves, while dogs escape the rain by curling up against the stone walls. a pity - as this could be...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank WhiteTiger2010
Reviewed 10 May 2018

After a visit to Bakthapur, drive for about 30-45 minutes to Changu Narayan. Then enjoy this beautiful temple and the fresh air surroundings.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank VinJakarta
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Beautiful temple already reciverd from the earthquake. We visited it after a trekking and we found the space really beautiful

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Tânia M
Reviewed 19 April 2018

It's so beautiful - all the intricate carvings on the outside. I'd read on the internet that it suffered earthquake damage but was still worth visiting. In fact, the damage seems to have mostly affected carvings and sculptures around the periphery of the temple ....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Ann M
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Changu Narayan is the one amongst the four Bishnu temples in the valley. The temple is built in Pagoda style and the oldest inscription was found here in the temple premises.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Ayan H
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Watch out for the idols of Shiva-Parvati, Narasimha, Chinnamasta, avatars of Lord Vishnu, all sculpted in a distinctive Pahari style. The area is good shopping spot for local art.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank bose_rima
Reviewed 13 September 2017

First place I visited after landing in the airport at 1pm. My car picked me up and took me to four sites before dropping me off in Thamel in my guesthouse. Steep climb up stairs, can be a bit slippery when wet, advise not to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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