Krisnhna Mandir Temple (Chayasim Deval), Patan (Lalitpur)

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Shikara-style Krisnhna Mandir Temple (Chayasim Deval) stands out with its ornate stonework. Built in 1637 by King Siddhinarsingh Malla to house Hindu deities. Under the twenty-one golden pinnacles, three floors enshrine Hindu deities: the first floor is dedicated to Krishna, the second to Shiva and the third to Lokeshwor. See beautiful paintings from the Ramayana in the interior. Admire the stunning columns with their intricate stone carvings and embellishments. See the statue of man-bird Garuda kneeling with folded arms on the top of the column facing the temple. Entrance to the inside of the temple is forbidden for non-Hindus. To visit Krisnhna Mandir Temple (Chayasim Deval) on your trip to Patan (Lalitpur), use our Patan (Lalitpur) trip tool.
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  • Krishna Ashtami!! The birthday of Lord Krishna is celebrated as Krishn Ashtami. Krishna, the dark- skinned god revered as a manifestation of Lord Vishnu, who taught warrior Arjuna the value of Karma....  more »
  • Built in the 17 century the temple has survived numerous earthquakes and hold a commanding position in the Durbar square of Patan. Most of the important scenes from the ancient epics of Ramayana and.....  more »
  • Such an amazing place.... Got complete peace ☮️ of mind and heart.... Wanna visit again and again.... Nice place to cheer up with special coffee specially during evening..... Loved 💓 it
  • Believed to be constructed on a single stone, Krishna Mandir (temple) is a temple dedicated to Lord Krishna. This temple carries a very important significance for Hindu religion. Not only the Hindus all around the world, but also non Hindus are attracted to this magnificent structure.

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