Golden Temple (Hiranya Varna Mahavihar), Patan (Lalitpur)

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A combination of impressive architecture and intricate ornaments makes Golden Temple (Hiranya Varna Mahavihar) Patan's favorite place of worship. A world in itself, this three-storey golden monastery provides a sanctuary of smells and colors with flowers, incense, and high-quality bronze and silver works. A gilded image of Lord Buddha, guardian lions, and a large prayer wheel are among the site's top curiosities, along with special places to feed rats. Watch worshippers in their rituals among butter lamp offerings and prayer wheels in this serene setting just minutes away from the city center. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Golden Temple (Hiranya Varna Mahavihar) and many more Patan (Lalitpur) attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Patan (Lalitpur) itinerary planning tool.
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  • Go early, 05.00 the ceremony is beautiful! The chosen boy perform his rituals, it is not so busy and you can really feel the wonderful vibe in the most beautiful temple in Patan 
    Go early, 05.00 the ceremony is beautiful! The chosen boy perform his rituals, it is not so busy and you can really feel the wonderful vibe in the most beautiful temple in Patan  more »
  • This is one of the most beautiful temples that i have ever seen. the intricate art and craft are full on display and combined with all that beautiful gold makes the temple a sight to behold. the... 
    This is one of the most beautiful temples that i have ever seen. the intricate art and craft are full on display and combined with all that beautiful gold makes the temple a sight to behold. the...  more »

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