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The early medieval architectural complex of Panauti

Date of Submission: 23/05/1996
Criteria: (i)(iii)(iv)
Category: Cultural
Submitted by:
His Majesty's Government of Nepal - Min.of Youth, Sports and Culture. Department of Archaeology
Coordinates: Village of Panauti, Kavre District, Bagmati Zone.
Ref.: 839
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Description

The architectural complex at Panauti is situated in a scenic position at the junction of the sacred confluence of the Roshi Khola and Punyamati Khola. The principal Indresvar Mahadev temple, in traditional Nepalese style, was originally built in A.D. 1294. Other structures include the 17th century Brahmayani temple, other temples, patis, sattals, inscriptions, sculptures and traditional houses.