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Rato Machhendranath Temple

South of Durbar Sq | Katmandu Valley, Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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3 Jun 2017
“Farmer's God”
25 Jul 2016
“More like visiting "Ancient Ruins"”
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South of Durbar Sq | Katmandu Valley, Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

Heavily damaged by earthquake a few minutes walk from durbar square. IT is surrounded by old city with not too many tourists.

Thank nik_0107
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Machhendranath Temple was largely destroyed by the Earthquake that hit Nepal just over a year ago. We came here to visit and see just what was left, and also to make a side trip to the nearby Karyabnayak Temple as-well. The feeling of being the...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2016

The building of the chariot to carry the small red god in is an attraction on it own - taking about 1 month to complete. Rato Machindranath's temple is usually in Bungamati but it was destroyed in the earthquake. Now Rato resides in Patan. The...More

Thank Kciff
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Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

located in south of kathmandu this temple is worth to visit. went there with friends last year and found that the art and architecture as amazingly made.

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Reviewed 30 September 2015

Rato Machhendranath's temple in Bungamati was destroyed by the earthquake. The little red god sits in his new chariot in Patan but where he will stay is not sure. A truly amazing sight.

Thank Kciff
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Reviewed 20 April 2015 via mobile

Nepal's longest days chariot festival its began in first month of every year(B.S.) at patan(lalitpur) city. Rato machindranath is the God of rain .

Thank manoj s
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Reviewed 24 February 2015

This is a place set just a few hundred feet from Durbar square. This place is famous for the prayers for Rain. There is a makeshoftbchariotnoutside the temple that is drawn through Patan in a ceremony to pray for rain.

Thank Doyel K
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Reviewed 18 January 2015

In a little village called Bungamati we visited this little temple which sat in the middle of a quiet square. Besides the women thrashing mustard bushes, we were the only other people there and sat having tea with some locals. Such a great little find...More

Thank otolith
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Reviewed 12 March 2013

temple is surrounded by old city and we can also see traditionally made houses. whole area has a historical touch and it is very close to patan durbar square.

Thank Eamjay
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