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Changu Narayan

Bhaktapur, Nepal
+977 982-3778339
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“oldest temple” (43 reviews)
“lord vishnu” (15 reviews)
Bhaktapur, Nepal
+977 982-3778339
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful temple which I first saw in 1994 and this was my fourth visit drawn vack to Bhaktapur by the beauty of the architecture and quality of workmanship. Like many other neighbouring buildings scaffolding mars current view.

Thank Nigel H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dedicated to Lord Vishnu this temple is located about 8 km from Bhaktapur town. If you are visiting Bhaktapur Durbar Square make sure that you touch down to Changunarayan Temple as well. The driving time is about 30 min from Bhaktapur Durbar square. The temple...More

Thank Arunava S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The temple complex itself dates back over a thousand years, with additions added throughout time. The main temple was damaged in the 2015 earthquake, so it's covered by scaffolding right now in 2017, but still worth a visit as there are many masterpieces of hindu...More

Thank milty908
Reviewed October 15, 2017

The reconstruction of the temple is basically complete now, though the scaffolding has yet to be removed. It's a beautiful old temple in a wonderful, peaceful location at the top of the hill. There are an amazing number of thangka painters with studios lining the...More

1  Thank Peregrineri
Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

Old site with calm feeling yet great Art and fine atmosphere Lovely Hindu shrine Devastation of earthquake brought home by seeing this 1600 year old temple in pieces

Thank Richard1901
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

Very huge in structure and very beautifully constructed which is placed in changu village and bhaktapur district. This temple is made for Lord Vishnu. People came here from all over the world.

Thank Milan P
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

The temple was at the end of the trek I did from Nagarkot and whilst the temple is steeped in historical relevance it was in a poor state as it was being repaired post the earthquake of 2015. Having said that it is the oldest...More

Thank EkeneE
Reviewed September 11, 2017

The tag of being the oldest temple in Nepal always demanded a visit and we were not a single bit disappointed. The temple is about an hours drive from Kathmandu and pretty close to Bhaktapur. There is a museum inside the premises on the way...More

Thank faysal_06153
Reviewed August 17, 2017

I visited this temple along a day-hike route and was very taken with it. The building are said to be the oldest in the region (~2500yo) and very significant to the Visnu sept. There was a modest number of other travelers and the atmosphere was...More

Thank Lowbrow909
Reviewed August 16, 2017

this temple is considered as the oldest temple in the history of Nepal,The distance of temple from Kathmandu was within comfortable range. Nice architecture and sacred place in durbar square

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