Changu Narayan Temple is one of the most important temples in Nepal’s Durbar Square in the city of Kathmandu. A Durbar Square is an ancient plaza across a royal palace, and this one in Kathmandu is the most popular among the three ancient Durbar Squares within Kathmandu Valley. Changu Narayan Temple is located on the southern portion of the square, behind a few other structures. The temple is quite hidden. People enter the temple through a narrow arched entrance that is not easily located among the other structures. In other words, Changu Narayan is not easy to reach and often not visited. However, it is popular for its many ancient features and designs.
Narayan Temple is a double-roofed Vishnu temple that is fronted by an enchanting image of a kneeling Garuda perched on a high [Read more…]