The temples and palaces in Nepal come in three main styles:
1. Pagoda Style 2. Shikhara (Sikhara) Style 3. Mughal Style.
Following are some examples of the three styles.
All pictures are © Dr. Günther Eichhorn, unless otherwise noted.
Pagoda style. Nyatapola Temple in Bhaktapur. (743k)
Pagoda style (Maju Deval, three-storied temple in center) and Sikhara style (Ardhanarishvara, small white temple) in Kathmandu Durbar Square. (734k)
Sikhara Style. Vatsala Devi Temple in Bhaktapur Durbar Square. (762k)
Mix of Sikhara style and Pagoda style in Kathmandu Durbar Square. (640k)
Mughal style temple in Kathmandu Durbar Square. (876k)
Small Mughal style shrine in Bhaktapur. (872k)
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