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Entrance fee of Rs 50 to two temples!

I admit that this temple was very impressive, especially since it's being renovated currently but... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2018
Anna Cristina M
In the process of repair, but visiting is OK

We would not have been able to find this without our excellent guide Subash. It is under... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
Kincardine, Canada
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A masterpiece of 14th century innovation, this Buddhist temple is made from thousands of clay bricks engraved with breathtaking religious carvings.
South of Durbar Square, Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

I admit that this temple was very impressive, especially since it's being renovated currently but it's interesting to see the 9000 Buddhas in the temple monument. I rate this high because the entrance fee of Rs 50 includes another temple just 2 mins walk from...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Anna Cristina M
Reviewed 28 April 2018

We would not have been able to find this without our excellent guide Subash. It is under construction with massive scaffolds surrounding it. It is very quiet and symbolizes the over 1000 Buddhas encased in this shrine. Now, you may find it difficult to find...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Sandyd264
Reviewed 14 December 2017

The temple of Maha Bouddha is a masterpiece of terracotta. Very nice temple. This temple was built by Abhaya Raj, a priest of Patan. And it is sometimes referred to as the temple of a million Buddhas because every single brick has a small image...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Asiyah Noemi K
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Mahaboudha temple was build by team of handicrafts business men around 16th century. It's popular for worshipping thousand Buddha at once so that they need no praying for a year. Beside this beautiful temple of Buddha this whole area is popular for metal handicrafts all...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank yogendrar740
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Good temple to visit though if time permits. A bit of a walk from the durbar square and can be visited while on your way back.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank nik_0107
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Unfortunately, Mahaboudha Temple was damaged by earthquake, but it still very impressive. It is not far from Durbar square, but it is hard to find. People say it was modelled as the temple in Bodh Gaya, and it is really similar to Mahaboudhi Temple, despite...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank OlegButenko1974
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Mahaboudha temple is a cozy and lively temple not too far from Patan Durbar Square. It has a lovely tower which, unfortunately, is currently covered in scaffolding. There are a number of small but powerful stone sculptures here and there in the courtyard. The people...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Paul K
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This temple was in an interesting alley and had many intricately carved/sculpted Buddhas along the temple walls as well as a tiny temple that you could enter.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Squisap
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

A nice temple to walk by and visit while you are in Durban square. Twenty minutes should be enough for the visit

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank walidm158
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Located about 15 minutes walk southeast of Patan Durbar square, this is a small temple built in terracotta shikara style in 14th cent. having 1000 statues of Buddha. Still under repair after the 2015 earthquake.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank 135Mayur
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