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Seems like a miniature version of Boudhanath. It is surrounded by local residences and have a gated... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
nik_0107
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New Delhi, India
A lovely stupa built in the style of Boudhanath.

I got lost one day walking from my hotel and wound up at a lovely stupa built in the style of... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2017
Paul K
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California
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Patan is home to four Buddhist stupas built by Emperor Ashoka. In his eighth year of rule Emperor Ashoka saw firsthand the bloody carnage caused by a war he sanctioned; humbled, he turned to Buddhism and ordered over 80,000 shrines and temples constructed in his empire.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seems like a miniature version of Boudhanath. It is surrounded by local residences and have a gated entrance.

Thank nik_0107
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I got lost one day walking from my hotel and wound up at a lovely stupa built in the style of Boudhanath. It was in a gated park surrounded by apartment buildings and the only other people there were small boys intent on prying donations...More

Thank Paul K
Reviewed 25 November 2016

The 4 Ashoka Stupas are a remarkable feature of Buddhist architecture in Patan. Lagan Thura Stupa to the south is the largest. Recently a miniature cenotaph was added. Teta Thura Stupa to the east has fire Vedica with one Tathagata in each direction. The dome...More

1  Thank Mayur S
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Started my tour of Patan at the Western Stupa. It is relatively small but the dome is completely grassed over so that it looks like a small hill! Only the top of the stupa can be seen. This is one of 4 stupas (called the...More

Thank Honisoiquimalypense
Reviewed 8 April 2015

Great design and architecture of the 1800s . loved the decor and the ambiance .Definitely will visit again.

Thank bob p
Reviewed 18 March 2015

The four Ashoka Stupas are said to have marked the four corners of Patan (Lalitpur). The Lagan Thura (South), the Teta Thura (East), Pucho Thura (West) and the Ibahi Thura (North). The North Stupa is closest to Patan Durbar Square and is a ten minute...More

Thank gangolli
Reviewed 16 February 2015

These stupas are often tucked into the urban chaos and in various stages of disarray but for a traveler who wants to get a sense of the Buddhist history of the Kathmandu Valley, they deserve more attention than they usually get.

Thank KathrynSMarch
Reviewed 17 December 2014

Built on 4 corners of Patan. These stupa are the evidence to the city's ancient religious importance

Thank Anniegmy
Reviewed 4 September 2014

The building shows that Lalitpur was a city in Buddhism. There should be 5 set over there. Yet very few travel guider who can indicate them.

Thank kib39042
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