Friday, March 26, 2010

Heritage sites of Kathmandu valley-Changu Narayan

Changu Narayan

Changu Narayan is the temple of Vishnu ,in the village of Changu in Bhaktapur.This 5th century temple, located over a hillock 15 km east of Kathmandu . Inscriptions dating back to 464 A.D, found here, are the first epigraphic evidences of Nepali history. The temple is believed to be sixteen hundred years old. It is embellished by the best examples of stone, wood, and metal craft. Changu Narayan Temple is the oldest temple in the Kathmandu valley

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