Commonly there are tree types of styles that are used to build temples in East Asian countires like Japan, Thailand, China, India, Nepal and other parts of Asia. Those are Pagoda Style, Shikhar Style and Dome Style. Generally, diminishing tiered roofing is known as Pagoda Style which have multiple eaves.
The word pagoda was originally brought to the English vocabulary as a reference to Japanese architertural styles. In a literal sense, it means structures made like pyramids. Pagoda Style looks like a stack of pyramids piled one above other.
Muktinath Temple is the greatest example of pagoda style temple in Nepal.