Swayambhu stupa

 

Swayambhu is a Buddhist stupa that dominates Kathmandu Valley due to its hill top location. It is sometimes referred to as the Monkey Temple due to the hundreds of sacred rhesus monkeys (or rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta)) that live on the hill.

 

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Swayambhu stupa

Prayer flags lead from all directions to Swayambhu stupa

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