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Golden Temple (Hiranya Varna Mahavihar)

North of Durbar Square, Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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This beautiful pagoda temple dates from the 14th century and is distinctive for its bright golden color.
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North of Durbar Square, Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took a half day excursion to Patan from Kathmandu, and the first place I visited was this temple. As its name indicates, the golden building of the temple is photogenic. Foreigner mast pay 50 Rs for entrance.

Thank Kimitaka S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beautiful temple survived the earthquake, when so much damage is around about this relatively intact temple lifts the spirit, all is not lost

Thank Wirralwanderer_12
Reviewed 26 October 2017

This visit provided a useful insight into Hinduism. It was easy to access with plentiful opportunities for photographs.

Thank Ardfernbob
Reviewed 19 October 2017

A must in Patan! the artistry and craftsmanship are world class. AS an artist I took exceptional delight in the beauty of this entire complex. You will not be disappointed!

Thank Stan M
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

This is a "must visit" whilst in Patan. Beautiful temple with some even more beautiful statues. There are a few guides there that show you around for $5 (for a 5 minute tour).. I wouldn't take one.. You can just as easily read up on...More

Thank Sybren G
Reviewed 15 October 2017

This temple was beautyful, inside are ewerywhere ewerithings gold gold .you will need visited this place

Thank tomas s
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Golden Temple is the most popular point of attraction in Patan and as a result, the most visited place as well. One may need to ask for direction from the locals, if visiting without a guide. The place itself is really a gem and the...More

Thank faysal_06153
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

This is a temple complex located in the bhaktapur darbar square. Which has the entry gold plated and the temple some is gold plated . Even though during the earthquake which hit the premises badly but the most of the structures are still standing and...More

Thank Hitesh R
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

I have visited the Golden Temple many times. Words can't really express the feeling you have sitting inside looking just looking at the statues and hearing the sounds of the bells and chanting. The Temple goes back to 11th Century. There is a child Priest...More

Thank Colint323
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Small but mighty little jem. We stumbled upon this place by accident. What a joy! If you get there this month, the head priest is only 9 yr.s old! He ran into us playing tag with his friends in the temple! He also has a...More

1  Thank Erudite_journey
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