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Khumbeshwar Temple

Kwalakhu Rd, North of Durbar Square, Patan, Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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GHosainkunda in Patan

every year people use to gosainkund for fullmoon festival in gosainkunda lake in langtang NP. but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
oumreikijayan
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Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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You have to walk through the narrow lanes of the inner old city of Patan to reach this place... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
pratikjoshi448
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Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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This ancient five-story temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. There is only one other five-story temple in the area.
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Kwalakhu Rd, North of Durbar Square, Patan, Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

every year people use to gosainkund for fullmoon festival in gosainkunda lake in langtang NP. but who dont have time people celebrate the fullmoon festival in kumbheswar temple.as gosainkundalake and get bath in sacred lake in the compound of kumbheswar.

Thank oumreikijayan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have to walk through the narrow lanes of the inner old city of Patan to reach this place. You'll get to experience the old culture of Patan. All 3 cities of Kathmandu valley (i.e. Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur) oozes the old Nepal. A must...More

Thank pratikjoshi448
Reviewed June 3, 2017

Temple is accessible from a narrow lane next to durbar square and best to walk if one plans to visit. Can be seen is 10 minutes.

Thank nik_0107
Reviewed March 7, 2017

A decent walk from Patan Durbar Square is a corner compound which contains some empty tanks and several temples, including the Khumbeshwar temple. The temple is dedicated to Shiva and at least part of it is more than 600 years old. The tall and graceful...More

Thank Paul K
Reviewed February 7, 2017

Slightly damaged by the earth quake in 2015 it still stands and is wonderful to visit in the early morning when locals come to do their pujas.

Thank Kciff
Reviewed November 24, 2016

A Shiva temple with two ponds whose water is believed to come from Gosaikunda is a UNESCO World heritage site. Located north of Patan Durbar square, this temple had 5 storeys with intricate woodcarving. Due to the earthquake, the tower is leaning precariously. A large...More

Thank Mayur S
Reviewed November 20, 2016

Stumbled on this temple, that lies North of Durbar square, whilst I was trying to find the Golden Temple. It was very busy and impressive - especially as all 5 tiers of the pagoda are still standing. It is Patan's oldest temple - dating back...More

Thank Honisoiquimalypense
Reviewed October 31, 2016

There are so many beautiful temples in the vicinity of Durbar Square, and this is one more. It's quite large and evidently quite popular as there were many people performing puja when I was there. Not as extraordinary as some of the other temples, but...More

Thank Peregrineri
Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

Another five storied temple of Kathmandu valley after nyatapola of Bhaktapur. This is one major tourist attraction of patan. loved it and strongly recommend you to visit it !!!

Thank swopnil-himalayan
Reviewed December 11, 2015

This kumbheswar Temple is situated in lalitpur 5minute walking distance from Mangalbajar. Temple is Shiv temple witin the compound of Banglamukhi temple the godess shivshakti. While we go around we filled peace of mind. An early celeberation in this temple is in the month of...More

Thank subha237
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