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Swayambhunath Collection

Located in Kathmandu, Nepal, Swayambhunath is a captivating Buddhist temple that holds immense cultural and religious significance

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Statue of Buddha, Swayambhunath, Kathmandu, Nepal

Statue of Buddha, Swayambhunath, Kathmandu, Nepal
Statue of Buddha (Shakyamuni) in Swayambhunath (also known as the Monkey Temple), a UNESCO World Heritage Site on top of Swayambhu hill on the western side of Kathmandu, Nepal

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Nepal, Kathmandu, Swayambhunath Stupa

Nepal, Kathmandu, Swayambhunath Stupa

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Swayambhunath (Swayambhu) (Monkey Temple) Buddhist stupa on a hill overlooking Kathmandu, taken at dawn with Orion in the sky behind the prayer flags, Kathmandu, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Nepal

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Prayer flags for sale at the Buddhist temple of Swayambhunath, (Monkey Temple)

Prayer flags for sale at the Buddhist temple of Swayambhunath, (Monkey Temple), Bagmati, Nepal, Asia

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Close-up of prayer flags at Swayambunath

Close-up of prayer flags at Swayambunath, Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Swayambhunath Stupa

Swayambhunath Stupa, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Swoyambhunath Monkey Temple, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal, Asia

Swoyambhunath Monkey Temple, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal, Asia

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Woman and prayer wheel, Swayambhunath Temple, Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia

Woman and prayer wheel, Swayambhunath Temple, Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Women walking past prayer wheels at Swayambhunath, Kathmandu, Nepal

Women walking past prayer wheels at Swayambhunath, Kathmandu, Nepal

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Cityscape from Swayambhunath, Kathmandu, Nepal

Cityscape from Swayambhunath, Kathmandu, Nepal

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Nepal, Kathmandu, Swayambhunath Stupa

Nepal, Kathmandu, Swayambhunath Stupa

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Nepal, Kathmandu, Swayambhunath Stupa

Nepal, Kathmandu, Swayambhunath Stupa

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Nepal, Kathmandu, Swayambhunath Stupa

Nepal, Kathmandu, Swayambhunath Stupa

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Nepal, Kathmandu, Swayambhunath Stupa

Nepal, Kathmandu, Swayambhunath Stupa

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Nepal, Kathmandu, Swayambhunath Stupa, Aerial view of the city

Nepal, Kathmandu, Swayambhunath Stupa, Aerial view of the city

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Nepal, Kathmandu, Swayambhunath Stupa

Nepal, Kathmandu, Swayambhunath Stupa

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Nepal, Kathmandu, Swayambhunath Stupa, Prayer Wheels

Nepal, Kathmandu, Swayambhunath Stupa, Prayer Wheels

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Swayambhunath temple (also known as Monkey temple) at sunrise. Kathmandu, Nepal

Swayambhunath temple (also known as Monkey temple) at sunrise. Kathmandu, Nepal

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Swayambhunath Stupa (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Kathmandu, Nepal

Swayambhunath Stupa (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Kathmandu, Nepal

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Statues at Swayambhunath Stupa (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Kathmandu, Nepal

Statues at Swayambhunath Stupa (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Kathmandu, Nepal

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Statue at Swayambhunath Stupa (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Kathmandu, Nepal

Statue at Swayambhunath Stupa (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Kathmandu, Nepal

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Temple at Swayambhunath Stupa (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Kathmandu, Nepal

Temple at Swayambhunath Stupa (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Kathmandu, Nepal

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Golden statues at Swayambhunath Stupa (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Kathmandu, Nepal

Golden statues at Swayambhunath Stupa (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Kathmandu, Nepal

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Prayer wheels at Swayambhunath Stupa (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Kathmandu, Nepal

Prayer wheels at Swayambhunath Stupa (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Kathmandu, Nepal

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Buddha Statue in Swayambhunath temple, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal, Asia

Buddha Statue in Swayambhunath temple, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal, Asia

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Prayer wheels at Swayambhunath temple, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal, Asia

Prayer wheels at Swayambhunath temple, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal, Asia

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Nepal, Kathmandu, Swayambhunath Stupa

Nepal, Kathmandu, Swayambhunath Stupa

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Stupa of Swayambhunath, Kathmandu, Nepal

Stupa of Swayambhunath, Kathmandu, Nepal

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Bronze prayer wheels carved with Buddhist scripture, Swayambhunath, Kathmandu, Nepal

Bronze prayer wheels carved with Buddhist scripture, Swayambhunath, Kathmandu, Nepal

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Young monk and prayer wheel, Swayambhunath temple, Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia

Young monk and prayer wheel, Swayambhunath temple, Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Young monk, Swayambhunath temple, Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia

Young monk, Swayambhunath temple, Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Buddhist ceremony, Swayambhunath temple, Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia

Buddhist ceremony, Swayambhunath temple, Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Prayer flags at Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple) in front of the city at sunrise, Kathmandu

Prayer flags at Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple) in front of the city at sunrise, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal, Asia

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Swayambhunath temple, Kathmandu, Nepal

Swayambhunath temple, Kathmandu, Nepal
Swayambhunath Stupa (also known as Monkey Temple), a UNESCO World Heritage Site on top of Swayambhu hill on the western side of Kathmandu, Bagmati, Nepal

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Nepal, Kathmandu Valley, Swayambhunath, Swayambhunath or Monkey Temple, Stupa

Nepal, Kathmandu Valley, Swayambhunath, Swayambhunath or Monkey Temple, Stupa UNESCO World Heritage Site, buddhist temple

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Swayambhunath temple in Kathmandu

Swayambhunath temple in Kathmandu.Swayambhunath is an ancient religious complex atop a hill in the Kathmandu Valley, west of Kathmandu city

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Prayer Wheels Buddhist Stupa, Monkey Temple

Prayer Wheels Buddhist Stupa, Monkey Temple
Religious Prayer Wheels at the Buddhist Stupa, Monkey Temple, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Swayambhunath, Kathmandu city, Nepal, Asia

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Buddhist Stupa and Prayer Flags Monkey Temple

Buddhist Stupa and Prayer Flags Monkey Temple
Buddhist Stupa and Prayer Flags at the Monkey Temple, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Swayambhunath, Kathmandu city, Nepal, Asia

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Twilight Swayambhunath

Twilight Swayambhunath

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Swayambhunath

Swayambhunath

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Swayambhunath and monkey

Swayambhunath and monkey

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Blue hour Swayambhunath

Blue hour Swayambhunath

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Swayambhunath night

Swayambhunath night

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: The Monkey Temple

The Monkey Temple
Swayambu or Monkey Temple, (Swayambhunath), UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kathmandu, the Kathmandu valley, Nepal, Asia

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Boudhanath Buddhist stupa, Kathmandu, Nepal

Boudhanath Buddhist stupa, Kathmandu, Nepal

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Lonely Tree at Monkey Temple

Lonely Tree at Monkey Temple
Photograph taken at Monkey Temple, Hampi

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Prayer mill in front of the Swayambunath Temple, Monkey Temple, a Buddhist temple, Kathmandu

Prayer mill in front of the Swayambunath Temple, Monkey Temple, a Buddhist temple, Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia

Background imageSwayambhunath Collection: Buddhist prayer wheels on the exterior wall of the Swayambhunath Stupa Temple

Buddhist prayer wheels on the exterior wall of the Swayambhunath Stupa Temple, also called Monkey Temple, Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia




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Located in Kathmandu, Nepal, Swayambhunath is a captivating Buddhist temple that holds immense cultural and religious significance. Also known as the Monkey Temple due to its resident monkey population, this ancient site offers a mesmerizing experience for visitors. At the heart stands a majestic statue of Buddha, radiating tranquility and wisdom. As you approach the temple complex, the sight of prayer flags fluttering in the breeze welcomes you. These colorful flags are not only beautiful but also hold deep spiritual meaning. Exploring further, you'll come across the iconic Swayambhunath Stupa itself – an architectural marvel adorned with intricate carvings and symbols. This UNESCO World Heritage Site exudes an aura of serenity amidst bustling Kathmandu. Climbing up to Swayambhunath's hilltop location rewards you with breathtaking views of the cityscape below. From here, one can witness both sunrise and dawn casting their ethereal glow upon this sacred place. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere as vendors sell prayer flags near the temple grounds. The close-up view reveals their delicate patterns and messages of goodwill that they carry when hung high above. The statues surrounding Swayambhunath Stupa add another layer of fascination to this already enchanting site. Each figure tells its own story while contributing to the overall spiritual ambiance that permeates every corner. Whether you seek solace or simply wish to immerse yourself in Nepalese culture, a visit to Swayambhunath promises an unforgettable experience. Let your senses be captivated by its beauty and let your spirit be uplifted by its profound spirituality – truly a journey worth embarking on.