Kaal Bhairav Temple, Kathmandu Nepal

Aug 23 2022 Tags: Bhairav, Bhairavar, Pilgrimage, Temples

Kaal Bhairav is a Hindu shrine located in Kathmandu Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The 12 foot high stone image of Kala Bhairav which is enshrined in the temple is said to have been sculpted in the 5th or 6th century and was later rediscovered in a paddy field in the 17th century by the Malla King Pratap Malla . He made the current temple in 17th Century. Kaal Bhairav idol here is believed to have been sculptured from a single stone. The sculpture of the Kaal Bhairav is about 12 feet and regarded as the World’s largest in the world.

How to Reach :-

By Air The easiest way to reach the temple is by air. The flights go from Delhi, Varanasi and also from Kolkata. The takes 1 hour to reach Kathmandu.

By Rail The closest train station to go to the temple is Kathmandu Raxual Railway station in Nepal which is 5km away from the temple.

By Road It is the best way to reach Kathmandu from India. From different major cities, you can avail the buses to reach Kathmandu. Many State run buses ply between Indian cities and Kathmandu on regular basis.

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