Dattatreya Temple, Bhaktapur

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Supposedly made from a single tree, Dattatreya Temple attracts visitors with its beautiful carvings and interesting architecture, with two Rajput wrestler statues guarding the entrance. Devotees come to worship the Dattatreya, a trinity of Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva. Look closely at the carvings and notice vivid sexual graphics and erotic decorations carved in the wood and the gilded metal. Entrance to the inside of the temple for non Hindus is forbidden, but souvenir shops and a museum can be found nearby. Add Dattatreya Temple to your Bhaktapur travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Bhaktapur trip site .
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  • You should also not miss this square in Bhaktapur. A beautiful temple. When we were there there was just a procession under way.
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  • This is one of the many squares of the city, and no less beautiful. To enter the place you go through a gate where you pay the entry and get a map. Select the main point and 1 hour or else you will run into in this square. Remember to slow down and if possible without Guide, so you explore the city on your own and you can see a lot more.
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  • This temple is built during the Malla King of Hindu temples, as well as Hindus and Buddhists visit to the shrine is. Nice roof is a three-tier approach and considerable force, building, sculpting is fine, also saw a statue in front of the other.
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  • Hindu followers temple. Seens full of devotes during every monday of Nepali months Shawran and Shivaratri festival with special belief.
  • Awesome place with great religious importance !!!
  • The Temple with erotic carving in struts.
  • Fantastic place to visit....really historicall But few of the people would knew that the wood used in the whole tempel is just of only one tree......such a big tree god gifted.....🙏🙏🙏🇳🇵🇳🇵🇳🇵
  • Religious and historical place with lots of facilities 😊😊 do visit this place

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