Kotilingeshwar Mahadev Temple
This white-topped temple was originally built in 1681 but, like so many other structures, was rebuilt after it was badly damaged in the...
Little is known about this mysterious temple. Even the god to which it is dedicated is controversial – the lingam inside indicates that...
Kala (Black) Bhairab
North of the Jagannath Temple is the figure of Kala (Black) Bhairab. Bhairab is Shiva in his most fearsome aspect, and this huge stone...
Kotilingeshwar Mahadev Temple information
This distinctive early stone Malla temple dates from the reign of Mahendra Malla in the 16th century. The three-stage plinth is topped by a temple in the gumbhaj style, which basically means a square structure topped by a bell-shaped dome. The bull facing the temple on the west side indicates that it is dedicated to Shiva.