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Mahaboudha Temple

South of Durbar Square, Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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If time permits

Good temple to visit though if time permits. A bit of a walk from the durbar square and can be... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
New Delhi, India
Must see

Unfortunately, Mahaboudha Temple was damaged by earthquake, but it still very impressive. It is not... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
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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.
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  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
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South of Durbar Square, Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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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.

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

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

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.

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

Thank walid m
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.

Thank Mayur S
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is an exceptional temple and one that you really shouldn't miss. It's not one of the biggest ones, but it is very special, with the huge number of Buddha sculptures.

Thank Peregrineri
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

One of the masterpiece work on terracotta shikara style Buddhist temple in kathmandu valley that build in 14th century AD. Mahaboudha mean many boudha the temple is completely covered by 1000 one thousand statue of boudha. A group of business men who visited India in14th...More

Thank Yogendra R
Reviewed 17 August 2016

A relatively small temple, most famous for its 9,999 Buddhas, this temple should be visited. Entrance fee is minimal . and even if it's still being repaired after the 2015 earthquake, it's still a wonder to behold--good for prayer, meditation, artistic appreciation, and photo ops.

Thank moviegeekjn
Reviewed 12 May 2016

My local friend brought me to this secret temple which is surrounded by buildings. You can see a lot of beautiful buddha sculptures on the wall of the stupa.

Thank 942shinichim
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