Taumadhi Square, Bhaktapur

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Examples of intricate traditional temple architecture encircle Taumadhi Square, a large plaza in Bhaktapur. The Nyatapola temple to Siddhi Laxmi, goddess of female creativity and power, dominates the square. Nepali King Bhupatindra Malla oversaw the construction of this five-tiered wooden building (Nepal's tallest pagoda temple), completed in 1702. Other impressive temples, including the intricate Bhairavnath temple to Bhairab, abut the plaza. Afterwards, wander over to the nearby area where potters create and sell earthenware crafts. With our online itinerary creator, Bhaktapur attractions like Taumadhi Square can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The king order to build the temple of bhairava in Central bhaktapur to ward off the evil spirit. However when the temple of bhairava was built, he was very notorious and was known to disturb the local...  more »
  • It's a great pleasure to come back to Bhaktapur an show this place to friends. Autentic as much as possible. Twice reborn after destructive earthquake. Wordheritage much more than some others!  more »
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