Vatsala Durga Temple
Beside King Bhupatindra Malla's column and directly in front of the Royal Palace is this stone temple, which was built by King Jagat...
In front of the Vatsala Durga Temple is a large bell, which was erected by King Jaya Ranjit Malla in 1737 to mark morning and evening...
The octagonal pavilion known as Chyasilin Mandap was in fact created in 1990 using components from a temple that was destroyed in the...
Good-value, excellent Nepali organic espresso, free wi-fi and baked treats off Durbar Sq make this our favourite java stop.
Shiva’s Café Corner
With an espresso machine and free wi-fi, this inviting cafe with a bistro feel is a good spot for breakfast and a break.
Pashupatinath Temple information
Behind the Vatsala Durga Temple, the Pashupatinath Temple is dedicated to Shiva as Pashupati and is a replica of the main shrine at Pashupatinath. Originally built by King Yaksha Malla in 1475 (or 1482), it is the oldest temple in the square. Like many temples, the roof struts feature erotic images, but what exactly the dwarf is doing with that bowl takes things to a new level.