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Jaganath (Krishna) Temple

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

The erotic carvings in this 17th-century temple are the source of much speculation.

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Within the premises of Pashupatinath temple premises. One should walk around to visit all of the temples. Takes 2 hours to visit all the temples.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 December 2016
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New Delhi, India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

This temple is damaged in the earthquake and is under restoration. Access inside the temple is not allowed due to the restoration work that is going on. There is a pillar in front of the temple with a garuda facing towards the temple.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Within the premises of Pashupatinath temple premises. One should walk around to visit all of the temples. Takes 2 hours to visit all the temples.

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Zug, Switzerland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

First I thought they want to cheat on me because you've to pay entry like 10 Dollars. That's a lot for Nepal and I think to much even for tourists because: it's not allowed to go inside the Temple as a non Hindu. So actually you can see it just from the outside and there is nothing special. You can't... More 

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Thank SmilesAwayy
Monmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

AS the photo shows there are birds everywhere so if phobic stay away- otherwise worth seeing- again some post earthquake damage but worth seeing.

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Thank KentDee
Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

This is one of the oldest temples in the square and is is great shape. Itbhas some amazingbcarvings on its roof (including some erotic ones). Yhentemple was built in 1563 and it comprises a 3 level platform and 2 wooden above this. There are a lot of pigeons around this temple and lotsbof mess.

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Thank Honisoiquimalypense
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

The temple within Durbar sqaure is built of stone and you need to negotiate your way through a very narrow spiral staircase to reach the first floor to have a glimpse of lord krishna as a baby with a mischievous smile on the face

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Thsi is amazing. The architecture, the history and the general feel about the place. Smashing. Have your camera ready

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Thank Ben E
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Great Hindu temple , fi you are Hindu explore your religious aspect here I wish fee they collect should invest on repair work

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

It is like various other temples in Kathmandu. The site of numerous pigeons is lovely and you can do some photography here.

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Gold Coast Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

You pay 1000NPR, AU$12 to enter the Square. The temple is nice, although be prepared to be disappointed as to remains of destruction from the earthquake.

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