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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
+977 1-4268969
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Reviewed 3 days ago

damaged badly in the quake of 2015, it is nevertheless a nice place to see. part of Durbar square, must see.

Thank 825amarg
Reviewed 4 days ago

The temple is two storied as in the picture and is dedicated to Lord Jagannath, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu or the Hindu concept of Brahman, the metaphysical.

Thank bose_rima
Reviewed 1 week ago

The temples are really gorgeous, I wish I had time to go visit on a quieter morning intead of Saturday morning when all the locals are coming here to pray. There is a lot of destruction in this location across the various temples and you'll...More

Thank Jiggu87
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just have a look at the wood and the crafts made on it, you will be dazzled to see this ancient piece

Thank kandelbabs
Reviewed 26 June 2017

The temple is the oldest structure in Kathmandu’s Durbar Square. This temple is noted for the erotic carvings on the roof struts. It’s located near the middle of Durbar Square. There are also a lot of pigeons around.

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 8 June 2017

There are many Durbar Squares in Nepal so make sure you find the correct location. The temple is noted for the multi-tiered roof structure with Jagnatha Krishna inside the temple. Jagnatha has a meaning of "Lord of the Universe” and is worshiped by both Buddhists...More

Thank PKDenton
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Spent time mediating and exploring this building - while i went during peak tourism, it was still peaceful and i could appreciate the splendor.

Thank Gypsygirl1977
Reviewed 12 April 2017

you will get in only once in a year, but it is in darbar square and by default you will cross the temple by rooming around.

Thank JDV-Nov13
Reviewed 2 April 2017

It is one of the oldest structure of the Durbar square of Kathamandu. It is noted for its carvings of its roof struts This temple is a 2 storyed building and has a platform of 3 tired. The image of Jaganath is situated inside the...More

Thank SHDD
Reviewed 27 February 2017

we went there in the late afternoon and watched the sunset from a nearby cafe with the view to this wonderful place, where you need to pay 1000Nrs for entering the durbar square. It is ok, but foreign countries gave 4,5 billion dollars to rebuild...More

Thank lalbaba108
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