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Interesting monument

Interesting monument in Patan. Opposite the Royal Palace is a huge, ancient bell, hanging between... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2017
Asiyah Noemi K
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Pula, Croatia
Huge Bell at Entrance of Patan’s Durbar Square

Just past the south entrance of Patan’s Durbar Square on the left side is a huge bell hanging... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
Bill C
,
Vancouver
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Durbar Marg, Patan (Lalitpur) 44700, Nepal
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

Interesting monument in Patan. Opposite the Royal Palace is a huge, ancient bell, hanging between two stout pillars, erected by King Vishnu Malla in 1736. Used to alert the king by general public for their grievances, and for various warnings.

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Reviewed 27 June 2017

Just past the south entrance of Patan’s Durbar Square on the left side is a huge bell hanging between two columns. You would need to look up since it is mounted on top of a one-story building. This bell was erected by King Vishnu Malla...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2017

Giant bell located next to the durbar square and the temples. It was established in the 17th century by the local ruler.

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Reviewed 21 April 2017

This Bell is located in the Patan Durbar Square. A mammoth bell near a temple. Looks goof during sunrise and sunset.

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Reviewed 28 November 2016

Taleju Bell is located in Patan Durbar Square, Mangalbazar. This giant bell was made by King Vishnu Mall in 17th Century and it was especially used to alert the king by general public for their grievances and for any emergencies. Local normally calls it "Big...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2015

We visited this during our Nepal trip in December 2010. You can see this Giant bell as you enter Patan Durbar Square. This is a giant ancient bell, hanging between two big pillars and is located South of the Hari Shankar Temple. This bell is...More

Thank Kaushik G
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