Changunarayan Temple is situated at the top of the hill surrounded by forest of Champ (Golden Michelia) tree. Changunarayan temple is the oldest UNESCO World heritage site in Kathmandu valley. The temple is also believed to be the oldest temple of Nepal, and an ancient stone tap, on the way to Changunaran, is believed to have existed since Lichhavi era. The temple is surrounded by sculptures and arts related to Lord Vishnu including Chakra, Sankha, Kamal, and Khadga all on top of stone pillars with Sanskrit inscription, which is considered to be the oldest inscription of Nepal. These pillars were erected by Lichhavi King Manadeva in 464 AD. Changunarayan hill is 20 kilometer east of Kathmandu city.

Entrance fee: NRS 100.00; SAARC: Rs. 25.00
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