God of commerce and trade

Bhimsen Temple is located at the Old Pokhara town, this small two tiered temple is dedicated to the Newari god of trade and commerce. It is said to be the oldest temple in the city. The exterior of the temple is covered with intricate erotic carvings and exquisite woodcarvings on doors, windows, pillars and struts, and the surrounding square hosts shops selling baskets and ceramics.