Changu Narayan, Bhaktapur

4.5
Centuries old and seemingly frozen in time, Changu Narayan represents one of the oldest temples in Nepal and an exquisite example of Licchavi-era architecture. Dedicated to the god Vishnu, the temple sits at the top of a hill surrounded by a forest. Walk inside to see a figure of Vishnu's consort Garuda, or stroll around the building to spot sculptures relating to the god's various incarnations. Make Changu Narayan a part of your Bhaktapur vacation plans using our Bhaktapur online trip itinerary maker .
Create an itinerary including Changu Narayan
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Changu Narayan Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
471 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Beautiful old town, still part destroy from last earthquake, but they are working hart to reconstructed. Please stop the motocycle traffic in center  more »
  • Well preserved Hindu Temple perched aloft a hilltop. Excellent hill views enroute to the temple. One of the best maintained access roads.  more »
  • Build a plan

    Tell us where and when you
    want to go, we will build
    the best sightseeing itinerary
  • Refine it

    You have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
  • Book as a package

    Use our travel agents to get
    package savings and hassle free booking
  • Enjoy your trip!

    Enjoy our 24x7
    on-trip assistance

Popular things to do in Bhaktapur

View all >
3.5
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.7
Duration: 1​h
4.6
Duration: 1​h

Side trips from Bhaktapur

4.5
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.5
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.9
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Historic Sites in Bhaktapur

4.5
Duration: 1​h
4.6
Duration: 1​h
4.7
Duration: 1​h
4.3
Duration: 1​h

Hidden gems in Bhaktapur

4.6
Duration: 1​h
4.7
Duration: 1​h
4.3
Duration: 1​h
3.8
Duration: 1​h

Nearby attractions in Bhaktapur

5.0
Duration: 8​h
5.0
Duration: 4​h

Kid-friendly things to do in Bhaktapur

3.7
Duration: 4​h
5.0
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.5
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.1
Duration: 1​h