|The oldest stone tap of Changunarayan village and still in use.|
Written by Sharmila Maharjan
The ancient temple of Changu Narayan is located on a high hilltop that is also known as Changu or Dolagiri. The temple is surrounded by forest with champak trees and a small village, known as Changunarayan Village. The temple is located in Changu Narayan, VDC of Bhaktapur District, Nepal. This hill is about 8 miles east of Kathmandu and a few miles north of Bhaktapur. This temple is considered the oldest Hindu temple in Nepal still in use.
|The two big stone elephants in the southern part of Changunarayan Temple.|
|This is the picture of typical Tamang village in Changunarayan.|
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