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Address: South of Durbar Square, Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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A masterpiece of 14th century innovation, this Buddhist temple is made from...

A masterpiece of 14th century innovation, this Buddhist temple is made from thousands of clay bricks engraved with breathtaking religious carvings.

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Located about 15 minutes walk southeast of Patan Durbar square, this is a small temple built in terracotta shikara style in 14th cent. having 1000 statues of Buddha. Still under... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Mumbai, India
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Mumbai, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located about 15 minutes walk southeast of Patan Durbar square, this is a small temple built in terracotta shikara style in 14th cent. having 1000 statues of Buddha. Still under repair after the 2015 earthquake.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is an exceptional temple and one that you really shouldn't miss. It's not one of the biggest ones, but it is very special, with the huge number of Buddha sculptures.

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Thank Peregrineri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

One of the masterpiece work on terracotta shikara style Buddhist temple in kathmandu valley that build in 14th century AD. Mahaboudha mean many boudha the temple is completely covered by 1000 one thousand statue of boudha. A group of business men who visited India in14th century and thought to introduce unique terracotta to the people of valley. This temple is... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

A relatively small temple, most famous for its 9,999 Buddhas, this temple should be visited. Entrance fee is minimal . and even if it's still being repaired after the 2015 earthquake, it's still a wonder to behold--good for prayer, meditation, artistic appreciation, and photo ops.

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Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

My local friend brought me to this secret temple which is surrounded by buildings. You can see a lot of beautiful buddha sculptures on the wall of the stupa.

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Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

A sight to behold! Even with the scaffolding and repair work, it's definitely a place to take friends. Intricate, historic. There is a very good tea house on one side; I recommend you take a drink to the roof to get a better view of the temple.

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Thank Sam C
Kathmandu, Nepal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

Now supported by pipes the damage to the temple is minor since it still stands. The detail of the buddhas up and down is still impressive. Only a small entrance fee is required and worth it.

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Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

Came at Sept 2015, I "found" this temple accidentally when I was walking around, and surely the entry is quite small. Even though this temple is still under renovation after the big earthquake, yet it still show its beauty. Look up and down, all the cravings are surely master piece!

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Thank stdavidk
Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

one of the oldest temple where we can find religious harmony between hindu and budhist. the mandala at the ceiling of the gate is so awsome and the roof of the temple plated with gold that wil surely make u say wow atleast once

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

When I entered into the area of this temple, I was shocked...really!!! I had never imagined that such temple exist even in Nepal...it is really a unique and beautiful temple. It has 1000 Buddha statues .. A best temple, architecture, design... For me.

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