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Kumbheswor Temple

The Kumbheshwor Temple is said to have existed from 1391, when it was completed by King Jayasthiti Malla, making it the oldest existing temple in Patan. Famous for its intricate wood carvings, it is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Devotees visit the temple of Kumbheshwor on Janai Purnima and bathe in the pond close by, whose water is said to have come from Gosaikunda, the holy lake dedicated to Lord Shiva.