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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

I visited changunarayan after our Annapurna trek very beautiful temple. This temple made for lord Bishnu. When you come to nepal suggested to visit. Overall wonderful place.

1  Thank Matthew K
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Changu Narayan is always an off-the-beaten-track highlight for our visitors. An interesting old temple complex, not on the main tourist route. A peaceful place to visit, far from the chaos of Kathmandu. Steps up to the temple are lined with handicraft shops and artisan workshops....More

Thank Maureen G
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Temple is listed in UNESCO heritage sites located on hill top above Bhaktapur City. The place is incredible that such a historical gem just exists out there. The temple was built around 500 AD and has beautiful details like wood carvings stone statues throughout the...More

Thank Uwe c
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Road full of turns in order to arrive in this village. Small place but alive. There is a private museum of local history with coins, everyday items, traditions. The owner of the house shows you around with explanations. For the first time I saw the...More

Thank Dubaide
Reviewed 31 March 2018

WE visited this temple complex at the end of a 20 mile trek at the recommendation of our guide. It's extremely old and, we were told, is of huge significance to the Nepalese in terms of religious and cultural value. Having visited many of the...More

1  Thank David D
Reviewed 31 March 2018

This temple is off the beaten path (can be hiked to from Nagarkot), which is why there isn't much upkeep from the local government - it's incredible that such a historical gem just exists out there. The temple was built around 500 AD and has...More

Thank grace_from_mn
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

We went to Nagarkot for viewing the sunrise but it is not impressed at all. It wasted the time for sleeping. Nothing interesting. We can’t see any snow capped mountain. But the way back to changu Narayan comforts me. Actually the guide said is not...More

Thank Paisalrrrr
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

The place has a very old historical value as it is the oldest temple of Nepal. It also has a religious value. Good to hang out in this natural and historical place. Good for school students, history, architecture loving person to study. The museum there...More

Thank Tshering S
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Hike from beautiful Nagarkot to UNESCO listed heritage is best for nature lover and hikers. Historical to religion this place is awesome to visit don't forget bring your guide along with you so you are able to explore more about this place. Accommodation, Amenities are...More

Thank DayTrip760026
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

The road to changu Narayan is good. This is a temple of lord Vishnu . The temple got damaged in the earthquake of 2015. It is one of the seven UNESCO world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley. This temple is believed to be the oldest...More

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You have to walk up on the road through the village. Only just before the temle there are a few stairs. Should not be a problem.
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