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The erotic carvings in this 17th-century temple are the source of much speculation.
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Durbar Square, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The story goes that the king wanted to make a Shiva temple and have the deity installed on the second floor. One night in his dreams, Krishna came and asked him to make a Krishna temple. So he decided to have Radha & Krishna on...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we were very lucky to arrive at the attraction while a funeral was taking time. we could see the whole rituals and ceremony that we used to see in films only. i would recommend it would you wish to discover another culture

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is not a must, but could be part of a sightseeing plan. If you have time go see it, but do not expect a lot

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank NaderH
Reviewed April 13, 2019

its beauty,but its some places where are not finish repair after earthquake,best time to visit is morning

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 6, 2019

Not too damaged by the earthquake, fun to see a Krishna temple here in the land of Buddhism. Beautiful architecture; a must see.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Terry S
Reviewed April 2, 2019

There are a lot of beautiful carvings on the wooden roof trusses, windows etc. There are so many people there, it is difficult to get a crowd free photo.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 17, 2019

This three tiered temple is apparently the oldest structure in Durbar Square, but it is probably better known for the erotic carvings on its roof struts rather than its age. There are a number of stories as to the reason for these carvings, but it's...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 20, 2019

The Lord Krishna temple is having big complex housing no of building with basic Nepali architecture architecture.This temple was got damaged at place due to earthquake and part of the same is under repair.The architecture of building is worth watching

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed February 11, 2019

Please don't let the damage to this glorious city dampen your desire to travel here. Even though the magnificent temples in Durbar Square are not as pictured in previous photos (many of the quintessential temples pancaked), it is still a breathtaking experience to be here...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kathy V
Reviewed January 16, 2019

I felt restoration is an art and they are trying to restore the former glory but the earthquake has really has demolished parts of the temple into mere rubbles. The original inscriptions are not there wholly and when I travelled they were still working on...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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