Swayambhunath Temple, Nepal

Swayambhunath Temple, Nepal

Swayambhunath Temple, Nepal (credit)

Swayambhunath Temple is essentially a Buddhist temple. Not only is it one of the most sacred in Nepal it’s also one of the oldest, set atop a hill west of Kathmandu.

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The large monkey population here has earned this edifice the nickname ‘monkey temple’. Built before the 5th century, this amazing World Heritage Site is rather imposing, what with its 365 steps and other factors you simply must see to believe.

Swayambhunath Temple - Buddhist Gompa

Swayambhunath Temple – Buddhist Gompa (credit)

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