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Anantapura Sikhara
Anantapura Sikhara
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Swayambhunath Temple
Place(s) of worship


Area related : Kathmandu

UNESCO World Heritage Site (Définitif) : 1979

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The two bullet-shape temples (shikra) on each side of the stupa, known as Pratappur and Anantapur, were given by King Pratap Malla to help him earn a victory over Tibet in the 17th century. The story of his success is inscribed on the twin bells in front.
Place(s) related   
Pratapura Sikhara (Swayambhunath Temple)
Swayambhunath Temple
Anantapura Sikhara