Northern Stupa


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Nearby Patan attractions

1. Kumbeshwar Temple

0.11 MILES

Due north of Durbar Sq is the eye-catching Kumbeshwar Temple, one of the valley’s three five-storey temples. This tall, thin mandir (temple) features some…

2. Uma Maheshwar Temple

0.14 MILES

Peer inside this temple to see a very beautiful black-stone relief of Shiva and Parvati in the pose known as Uma Maheshwar – the god sitting cross-legged…

3. Golden Temple (Kwa Bahal)

0.23 MILES

This unique Buddhist monastery is just north of Durbar Sq. It was allegedly founded in the 12th century, and it has existed in its current form since 1409…

6. Sankhamul Ghats

0.27 MILES

A series of ghats on the holy Bagmati River, north of Patan's Durbar Sq.

7. Bhimsen Temple

0.27 MILES

At the northern end of Durbar Sq, the Bhimsen Temple is dedicated to the god of trade and business, which may explain its prosperous appearance. One of…

8. Manga Hiti

0.27 MILES

Immediately across from Bhimsen Temple is the sunken Manga Hiti, one of the water conduits with which Patan is liberally endowed. The tank contains a…