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Changu Narayan

Bhaktapur, Nepal
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“oldest temple” (35 reviews)
“lord vishnu” (13 reviews)
Bhaktapur, Nepal
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Reviewed April 21, 2017

Exquisite temple - so sad that it was damaged during the earthquake. I have reached the temple by the public bus from Bakhtapur, which was very easy. The temple is undergoing the renovation to fix the earthquake damage but you can view the temple and...More

1  Thank tatyanay1
Reviewed March 21, 2017

Lot of walking is involved to reach this old temple from the carpark. Temple damaged by earthquake, now being repaired. Nice views of the valley from the temple area which is at a height. Toilet facilities poor.

Thank Narayan B
Reviewed March 19, 2017

There are many Hindu/Buddhist holy sites to visit to Kathmandu but this remains one of my favorites. I have been twice - once before the earthquake and once after. It takes about an hour to reach from Kathmandu and you will buy a ticket which...More

Thank Karen R
Reviewed February 21, 2017 via mobile

We went to see the temple and the area at the end of our trek coming from Nagarkot, I can say that it's a nice place and you would enjoy shopping for some beautiful mandala drawing around the temple. The main temple was under renovation...More

Thank zakaroni
Reviewed February 15, 2017

I visited this ancient temple of Changu Narayan twice, in February 2013 before the earthquake and October 2016 after the earthquake. It’s nice to see the major pagoda survives yet it’s sad that the surrounding 2-story court houses collapsed during the earthquake. So I have...More

4  Thank Michael L
Reviewed January 20, 2017

Part of Bhaktapur Durbar Square, pretty interesting architecture though damaged by earth quake. Good to take a walk around.

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Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

I'm really happy I took the time to visit this old temple. It still looks magnificent even with the damage from the 2015 earthquake. The view from the village at the top is stunning and the people were friendly and helpful. I felt very safe...More

Thank Jan C
Reviewed January 6, 2017

The temple is about 7-8 Kms from Bhaktapur and so should plan while visiting Bhaktapur or Nagarkot. Its situated on a hill top, where you can go by car. Still you have to climb a few steps to reach the Vishnu temple. The temple is...More

Thank Sumithran
Reviewed December 30, 2016

Changu Narayan is the most popular destination in Bhaktapur. there is the trekking way from Changu narayan to Nagarkot. its a lovely jungle road. when the people can reach Telkot there is Yoga and Meditation Centre Name is Niru Yoga Homestay so anybody can join...More

Thank Niru Y
Reviewed December 19, 2016

Changu Narayan temple is considered as the oldest temple in the history of Nepal.It remains a milestone in Nepali temple architecture. Try to notice small details there.

Thank Sugat S
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