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Jaganath (Krishna) Temple

Durbar Square, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
+977 1-4268969
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The erotic carvings in this 17th-century temple are the source of much speculation.
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Durbar Square, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
+977 1-4268969
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The temple is the oldest structure in Kathmandu’s Durbar Square. This temple is noted for the erotic carvings on the roof struts. It’s located near the middle of Durbar Square. There are also a lot of pigeons around.

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are many Durbar Squares in Nepal so make sure you find the correct location. The temple is noted for the multi-tiered roof structure with Jagnatha Krishna inside the temple. Jagnatha has a meaning of "Lord of the Universe” and is worshiped by both Buddhists...More

Thank PKDenton
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Spent time mediating and exploring this building - while i went during peak tourism, it was still peaceful and i could appreciate the splendor.

Thank Gypsygirl1977
Reviewed 12 April 2017

you will get in only once in a year, but it is in darbar square and by default you will cross the temple by rooming around.

Thank JDV-Nov13
Reviewed 2 April 2017

It is one of the oldest structure of the Durbar square of Kathamandu. It is noted for its carvings of its roof struts This temple is a 2 storyed building and has a platform of 3 tired. The image of Jaganath is situated inside the...More

Thank SHDD
Reviewed 27 February 2017

we went there in the late afternoon and watched the sunset from a nearby cafe with the view to this wonderful place, where you need to pay 1000Nrs for entering the durbar square. It is ok, but foreign countries gave 4,5 billion dollars to rebuild...More

Thank lalbaba108
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This temple is damaged in the earthquake and is under restoration. Access inside the temple is not allowed due to the restoration work that is going on. There is a pillar in front of the temple with a garuda facing towards the temple.

Thank Nilma S
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Within the premises of Pashupatinath temple premises. One should walk around to visit all of the temples. Takes 2 hours to visit all the temples.

Thank nik_0107
Reviewed 24 November 2016

First I thought they want to cheat on me because you've to pay entry like 10 Dollars. That's a lot for Nepal and I think to much even for tourists because: it's not allowed to go inside the Temple as a non Hindu. So actually...More

1  Thank SmilesAwayy
Reviewed 12 November 2016

AS the photo shows there are birds everywhere so if phobic stay away- otherwise worth seeing- again some post earthquake damage but worth seeing.

Thank KentDee
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