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Address: Bhaktapur, Nepal

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As per the local tradition, the Taleju Bhavani deity was brought to Nepal from South India. Taleju was patronised by the Malla kings. All the three Durbars complexes - Kathmandu... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 3, 2015
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Mysore, India
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Mysore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

As per the local tradition, the Taleju Bhavani deity was brought to Nepal from South India. Taleju was patronised by the Malla kings. All the three Durbars complexes - Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan have a Taleju Temple each. The Taleju temple at Bhaktapur is inside the erstwhile Royal Palace. We entered the Golden Gate and the temple entrance was to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Special door for a special temple.. This temple is unique with giant bell near it. you can climb and go near to the bell. Not sure if you can ring the bell though.. but again this is different and probably one of the most beautiful temple in Bhaktapur Durbar square.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

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. i cant say in words,, how beautiful is this temple,,, i salute to this creation

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Telaju temple is the one of the attraction place of Bhaktapur it's near to 55 windows palace when ever I m there I will fell I m in the heaven and the must important think was the art which was in the door of temple I visit several place and several country but the art was made in the wooden... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Guarded by armed personel.... no camera is allowed inside and even cannot take pictures from outside... no belongings, baggage, shoes are allowed inside.... looks like they have hidden all their secrets inside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

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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Santo Stino di Livenza, Italy
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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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