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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  • ...due to its bustling nature and thriving stalls, as well as the incredible buildings all around. It’s impressive now, before the earthquake it would have been utterly spectacular!  more »
  • On a cold January evening we enjoyed sitting on New Cafe Nyatapola’s balcony drinking tea and looking down on the square during the evening market and prayer/worship hours around 6-7pm. Listening to....  more »

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