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Durbar Square, Bhaktapur 44800, Nepal
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

Earthquake in Nepal had hit most of the medieval sites of Kathmandu Valley and outside. I can see the ruins of the temple. Destroyed but it will get restored soon. Very hopeful.

Thank 55windows
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Located in the darbar square complex this temple is dedicated to goddess durga and was a very beautifully crafted structure but got damaged due to earthquake

Thank Hitesh R
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Vatsala Durga temple is in the main Durbar square of Bhaktapur. Sadly has been completely destroyed by the earthquake of 2015 and was not visible to us on our visit except the stairways. This is a place of worship. Lots of stone works was done...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2017

The whole area plays as a great attraction for the tourists. It has several ancient temples which are nicely built. All the establishments reflect ancient culture and good wood craftsmanship. Among other attractions of this place, Vatsala Durga Temple is one of those. It has...More

Thank Shahriar R
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Part of the group of temples within Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Have a big complex. Local rituals shall be respected while visiting.

Thank nik_0107
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Ancient temple, very alluring to visit. I like that in this area there are more Nepalese than tourists.

Thank Regina F
Reviewed 29 June 2016

It is one of the main temple in durbar square and quite popular among the locals. Sadly it also got damaged to a great extend during earthquake

Thank Ajay_Kaushik
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Vastsala durga temple is located at main Durbar square of Bhaktapur. The temple is built in stone shikara artictecture and dedicated to goddess . The temple is very popularly known as barking dog temple because the sound of the bell that hanging at one corner...More

Thank Yogendra R
Reviewed 25 March 2016

The Vatsala Durga Temple is located Bhaktapur Durbar Square. It was built in 1672 by King Jagat Prakash Malla while the Taleju Bell which is in front of the temple was placed there by King Jaya Ranjit Malla in 1737. Sadly the temple was completely...More

Thank Ramesh T
Reviewed 27 December 2015

That 5* rating is from my previous visits. You couldn't miss the Vatsala temple - even from outside the front entrance of the Durbar area it dominated the view. From close up it stood out amongst all the other treasures. I can go back to...More

Thank Paul K
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