If you take the road leading southeast from the bottom of the town square for 2km, you’ll pass a playing field and the turn-off to the Kali Temple. Just…
- Shiva Temple
- Kali Temple
If you don’t mind a steep 30-minute climb, you can head up a series of switchbacks on concrete steps to reach this modern hilltop temple (also called …
- Ganesh Temple
This small temple is dedicated to Ganesh, the Hindu god easily recognised by his elephant head. Ganesh is widely revered as the deity of intellect and…
- Chandeshwari Temple
This popular pilgrimage spot is noted for its enormous mural of Bhairab; you may see a sacrifice on feast days. Chandeshwari is one of the many…
- Hari Siddhi Temple
This triple-roofed temple in the centre of the Old Town is dedicated to Hari Siddhi, the Hindu goddess best known for killing two giants that attacked…
- Vishnu Temple
This three-tiered Vishnu temple is guarded by two very different Garudas, a man-bird that serves as the mount of Vishnu in Hindu mythology.
- Bhagwati Shiva Temple
This three-tiered temple dedicated to Shiva is built in the Newari style; 'Bhagwati' is an honorific title for female Hindu deities.
- Gita Temple
This modern Hindu temple is dedicated to the Bhagavad Gita, a 700-verse scripture in Sanskrit that is part of the Mahabharata epic.
- Mother of Chandeshwari Temple
This small satellite of the nearby Chandeshwari Temple is dedicated to the mother of Chandeshwari, one of the fearsome incarnations of Parvati.