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Taleju Temple

Bhaktapur, Nepal
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Ranked #10 of 19 Attractions in Bhaktapur
Type: Religious Sites
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

The architecture of the temple is very beautiful. Leather items are not allowed inside and one must leave all this along with cameras, mobile phones etc outside. There are limited locker facilities, so its better that one person of the group stays outside with everything while the rat go in. The temple is used for prayer twice a day and... More

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

As the royal temple of Bhaktapur the Taleju temple really does not disappoint. I went with my Nepali partner and saw the sign that said only HIndus are allowed. As we are both Hindus we entered the temple with the armed guards permission. From what I saw of the inside of the temple, the outside really is not comparable! However,... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Taleju Temple is the royal palace which dominates one side of Bhaktapur's Durbar Square. The golden entrance or Sun Dhoka is considered one of the artistic treasures of Nepal. Spend some time studying the detail of the Garuda directly over the top and the ten armed deity under it. Don't be put off by an armed soldier who lurks in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

there are so many temples in bhaktapur that it is difficul to say which is the best !! take a map when you payed the ticket and spend a day in bhaktapur!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2006

The Temple of Taleju Bhawani: Background: The temples dedicated to the goddess Taleju Bhawani are presnt in all three towns of Kathmandu valley, i.e Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur. The royal temple of goddess Taleju in Bhaktapur however is the oldest among the three. Taleju Bhawani was the clan goddess of Malla Kings. The temple is one-storeyed. The artworks found in... More

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