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Akash Bhairav Temple

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Address: Indra Chowk, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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The statues in this sacred temple tell the colorful legend of beheaded King...

The statues in this sacred temple tell the colorful legend of beheaded King Yalambar.

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It's a very famous place (intersection) between Ason Market and Durbar Square, lovely example of Newari architecture. Here, everyone is welcome. Enter at the stairway on the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Ashima T
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Jammu and Kashmir, India
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Jammu and Kashmir, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a very famous place (intersection) between Ason Market and Durbar Square, lovely example of Newari architecture. Here, everyone is welcome. Enter at the stairway on the right. Before you enter buy diyas (ghee lamp) to impress the God's you have to take off your shoes before entering the temple. Ring the bell if you want to alert the deity... More 

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Dominating a major Chowk (intersection) between Ason Market and Durbar Square, this is a lovely example of Newari architecture. Non-Hindus are not allowed entry to a few of the major temples in Kathmandu, but everyone is welcome here. Enter at the stairway on the right. You might want to buy a butter candle for 5 or 10 rupees before you... More 

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

We Were going to Darbar Square From Thamel and While on way You Can go to Visit This Temple which Occupies Indrachowk It Has Chronological record of ancient history.we were fascinated by the Akash Bhairav Temple building with its great bronze lions and wooden facade. The three-storey wooden temple houses the Bhairav (fierce manifestation of Lord Shiva) mask that was... More 

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

There was Festivle on the street at night called indra jatra some people are dancing there with diffrent mask of god and goddess it was really intresting

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

A temple that can easily board you to Heaven.......Chronological record of ancient history. Be there, take there and inform.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

Its locted on main busy street.Honking of vehicle, street vendor, people.Its such a lively place be to get feel of city life with cultural touch.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

Akash Bhairav Temple occupies one side of Indra Chowk, a busy intersection in Thamel. The larger than life bronzes on the balcony of the second story stand out. My eyes are always also drawn to the bronzework and the woodwork and I'd like to get a closer view of it all. I have no idea what the inside looks like... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

Kathmandu is such a wonderful place where you can get different experience in a life and and more to discover with bound travels and tours

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

best place with great atmosphere and divine feelings its a place where you can feel the power of the great god in full force must visit

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

The head of the Aakash Bhairav was dug up several hundred years ago in Kathmandu. The head now resides in a Hindu temple in Kathmandu.

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