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Address: | Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur 44800, Nepal
Phone Number: 97716610310
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Private 4-Hour Bhaktapur Sightseeing Tour

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There are 3 Taleju goddess temple in kathmandu valley, at Bhaktapur, Lalitpur and kathmandu. Taleju temple was build for worshpping the power at time of Malla dynasty from 12th... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2016
Yogendra R
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Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

The medieval architecture attracts the the people for its art. Don't miss when you are in Kathmandu.

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Gurgaon, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

It is the main temple in durbar square complex, one such temple is there in other two durbar square.

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Bhaktapur, Nepal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

The Taleju temple was built in the 14th century and is the oldest part of Bhaktapur's Royal Palace. Although non-hindus are not allowed inside everyone else can look though the guarded doorway. The main shrine is to the left while to the rights old fresco paintings. Interestingly the stone guardian statues are Tibetan looking and may have been brought here... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

There are 3 Taleju goddess temple in kathmandu valley, at Bhaktapur, Lalitpur and kathmandu. Taleju temple was build for worshpping the power at time of Malla dynasty from 12th to16th century AD. Smallest at Bhaktapur and Lalitpur and bigest in kathmandu, the areal hight is same , this temple is great example engineering of that time . Only hindus are... More 

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Pasir Gudang, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

The place looks a little dangerous. There is nothing much you can see or go further inside. Most of the doors are locked.

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Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Statue of Lord Durga can be seen on the upper side of the gate. It's a kind of master craft and one of the famous gate in World Heritage site. Lots of people enjoy taking photo at the gate. And also one of the most attractive point in Durbar Square. It should be preserved for our future next generation and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

At the Royal City of Bhaktapur's Durbar Square, a precious "Golden Gate" leads to the forbidden to all non-Hindus "Taleju Temple". This temple honors Goddess Taleju Bhawani, the protective deity of Nepal and of its former Royal Family. Goddess Taleju Bhawani, with four heads and ten arms, is worshipped basically in Nepal, by both hinduism and buddhism, and is sometimes... More 

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Maharashtra, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Our tourist guide took us to this temple as part of Bhaktapur Durbar square tour. This temple allows only Hindus inside and that too, after removing all leather articles. So, mainly local or Indian tourists could visit. Even inside, the deity is locked up and cannot be seen by the visitors except in "Sharadiya Navaratri" which are nine days prior... More 

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Mumbai
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

We visited this during our Nepal trip in December 2010.The Golden Gate in Durbar Square leads into Mulchok Court which is home to the Taleju Temple. This temple is dedicated to the goddess Taleju Bhawani and includes shrines to both the Taleju Bhawani and Kumari. Entrance to the temple is strictly restricted to Hindus and the living goddess cannot be... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

I went to this wonderful place on 01st September 2015 after a long tour of Nepal covering Kathmandu valley, Manakamna Pokhara, Jomsom, Mukthinath, Chitwan,Nagarkot and finally landed up in Bakthapur and stunned by its Beauty !!! Must visit for all age groups when you are in Kathmandu, please experience this experience for the experience sake and give a thumbs up.... More 

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