Dattatreya Temple

Dattatreya Temple is a typical monk and one of the lords of Yoga in Hinduism. The temple was built in 1427 and is believed that it was built using the timber from a single tree. The temple was unharmed by the earthquake in 2015. The temple is dedicated to Dattatreya. Dattatreya is also believed to be a hybrid deity of Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva. The three storey temple was built by King YakshaMalla in 1427. The temple is guarded by the statues of Jayamel and Phattu, Rajput Wrestler. It was built during the reign of king YakshyaMalla. In respect to its name, it does not hold the idol of Dattatreya. Instead, there are three idols of Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva. The temple is built in pagoda style and has three tiers. The entire temple is made from beautifully carved brown wood and different erotic figurines carved all over its beams.

Attractions in Dattatreya Temple:

The temple is in the Bhaktapur Darbar Square.

The whole temple was built from the timber of a single tree.

You can see a rare masterpiece in wood, the Peacock Window which is also known as “Mona Lisa of Nepal”.

Activities Dattatreya Temple:

How To Get There:

Same instructions as to get to Bhaktapur Darbar square.