Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Duttatraya (Dattatreya) Square at Bhaktapur in Nepal

Duttatraya Square at Bhaktapur. (I think this should be Dattatreya)

Photo: Udyog r. Singh

This is postmarked in 2015 with two stamps from Nepal. 

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Shown on the postcard is the Dattatreya Temple which dates back to 1427.   It is guarded by two wrestler stone statues. 

Bhaktapur is listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO for its rich culture, temples, and wood, metal and stone artworks. 
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Durbar Square Area, Hanumandhoka
Gaddhi Baithak
Hanumandhoka, 35 Rs
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Nepal stamp 2015
Cultural Heritage
Sundara Chowk, Hanumandhoka
(Hanuman Dhoka) 
5 Rs
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Kaliyadaman (suppression of a demon Kaliya)  
It is carved from a single piece of a large boulder.

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