Hiranya Varna Mahavihar (Patan)Approx. Time: 1 hours
Activity Level: Easiest

This is a three story golden pagoda of Lokeshwor (Lord Buddha). It was built in the twelfth century by King Bhaskar Verma and is located in the courtyard of Kwabahal. Inside the upper story of the pagoda, placed on the pedestal, are the golden image of Lord Buddha and a large prayer wheel. There are a wealth of gem-like carvings on its walls and a complete life of Buddha in gold relief.

Courtesy of the India Tourism Board