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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the holy place of Hinduism. You can see great view from here and visit around for more fun but this place is expensive. To be noted: This place was in great condition after earthquake of 2072 BS and some fractures are rebuild.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank KRISHANU-naturelover
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

on a little detour from the road from bhaktapur to nagarkot, appears changunarayan on a hilltop with a lazy, desolate, calm, meditative vishnu temple of the kings of the old world to fill you with nostalgia. on all sides, the sleepy valleys of nepal caressed...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ghosal_rg
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The place was great before earthquake, but now some kind of boring feels here. All crack and broken structures around.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Rajesh M
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Being at the site is incredible; nice temple with lot of details on its walls and statues. Nice to see the wooden columns holding the ceiling!

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Hipp13
Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

Although not near the main touristic attractions, this beautiful Temple rewards the visitor. On the top of a hill, it takes about 90 mins to get there from Kathmandu and a 5 mins walk up the central road of a small village. Apart from the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank michalisv2015
Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

Although much of the area is a building site following the earthquake damage and you have to walk through the usual hawkers to get to the Temple it is spectacular and appears relatively undamaged. Well worth 300R entry fee

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank johnhG6702BU
Reviewed December 20, 2018 via mobile

The visit to Changu Narayan temple with my friends inorder to gain some historic knowledge was fruitful. It is the oldest Hindu temple in Kathmandu. It was saddening to see what the earthquake had done to this historic site. But the main temple was still...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank O1179ABcarlm
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

We travelled to Changu Narayan, the oldest (built in 325 AD-rebuilt in 1702), still used, temple in the world. While there are still clear signs of the damage from the earth, the main temple has been restored. This is a great place to visit before...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank antiqueflash
Reviewed November 24, 2018

The temples of Changu Narayan were damaged in the 2015 earthquake so some of the ancient sculptures are covered temporarily. Living Traditions Museum is being reconstructed. The existing temples are representative of the superb craftsmanship and creativity of the artists of the time.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PetroliaTraveller
Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the architectural design of the temple as well as the atmosphere all around it. The design is mostly made with Kama Sutra carvings all along the top of it.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Santanagopalan S
February 9, 2018|
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Response from otmarg2014 | Reviewed this property |
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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