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Akash Bhairav Temple, Kathmandu

(3.8/5 based on 50 reviews on the web)
This temple is situated at Indra chowk in a busy road. This temple is near Kathmandu durbar square (5 mins walk). This temple is also known as temple of Indra The god king. The statue of Akash Bhairav is really grand. The head of Akash Bhairav was dug several hundreds years ago and it is taken out to exhibit during Indrajatra festival that falls on Sept/Oct.... This head is also considered as the head of first Kirata King Yalamber who ruled Kathmandu valley during 785 B.C.

The temple is two storyed pagoda style renovated few years before. You can see it from the road. The statue can be seen from the road but Indra jatra is the best time to see the Akash Bhairav idol when it is taken out for public to watch and worship.
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  • Passed during wet weather. 見過goshimas so unthreatening umbrella overlap done harder into the line of sight, so caution is required. 見過goshimasu does not therefore passed to and from Talbert square back to Thamel to capture the Temple from the front, if somewhat too. In addition to the rain, and distracted by the leg and Chair all too easy. Is a unique Temple.
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  • Temple is located at heart of kathmandu near to old Durbar square ,within five minute walk . Onnly blue color head of God is worshiped which represent the blue sky. Non Hindus are not allowed to enter...  more »
  • This temple is at the intersection. So it's always crowded with people and vehicles. You have to go upstairs to see the God.