Buddha Statues Swayambhunath Stupa

Monkeys play around the statues of Buddha at the entrance of the ancient religious temple of Swayambhunath in Kathmandu Nepal. The site has two access points, a long stairway, claimed to have 365 steps, leading directly to the main platform of the temple, which is from the top of the hill to the east; and a car road around the hill from the south leading to the southwest entrance.Swayambhunath is an ancient religious complex atop a hill in the Kathmandu Valley, west of Kathmandu city. It is also known as the Monkey Temple as there are holy monkeys living in parts of the temple in the north-west. The Tibetan name for the site means 'Sublime Trees' for the many varieties of trees found on the hill. License at http://www.paya.com/videos/810277

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