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Bhaktapur Durbar Square

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The ancient city Bhaktapur lies on the Eastern part of Kathmandu valley which is also known as Bhadgaon or Khwopa. The historical monument on around signifies medieval age culture and tradition of Nepal and this old city is inhabited by indigenous...more
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Bhaktapur 00977-1-4701148, Nepal
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Remarkable glimpses of architecture , tradition heritage and hindu religion. The structures are mammoth and depict how advanced was the technology in those days. Sad to see the destruction caused by the 2015 earthquake ,but restoration work is on and the structure will be back...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BigBose
Reviewed 2 days ago

Of the three Durbar Squares in the Kathmandu valley, this one was the best preserved and the most restored after the earthquake. The architecture of the buildings is lovely, the open space is refreshing after the crowded alleys of Kathmandu proper (apparently, however, this is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Amir G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When visiting Nepal you have to do the durbar square 's there are several but I think this is the best with many fine temples etc some undergoing maintenance due to the earthquake in 2015. Lots of shops and eateries you are spoilt for choice...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank elaineT557
Reviewed 1 week ago

Skip the temples and squares in Kathmandu and go to Bhaktapur. Beautiful Unecso heritage old town, not too touristy and felt very authentic.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Inga_8899
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to hear about Bhaktapur after our trek in Nepal and spent our last day there exploring the old city. The city is the best preserved after the 2015 earthquake and the local government has earnestly set about restoring earthquake damage, including...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rachel_v_neill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I used a guide and enjoyed hearing about the place. I was here during Tihar (Diwali) - the festival of lights. Many people but still less crowded than Kathmandu.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DoBj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

However, some renovation still ongoing in this area, so if you sensitive to dust , it is better to wear mask 😷 while you are there. Definitely recommend for history lovers. A lot of exotic monuments , unique bas-relief. You can also get some ......More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 786natalyn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent about an hour there walking around the area, and really much enjoyed the architectural designs and the sights and sounds. The main temple is splendid and stands tall in the center. Beautiful place to wonder around.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed durbar squares but bhaktapur was my favorite. You can easily get there by public bus by only paying 25 rupees. Amazing architecture, amazing energy and sad to see some of those buildings destroyed after the earthquake. After the square take some time...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 841kristinek
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bhaktapur is already a little drive away from Kathmandu. But also hear you have a Durbar Square and like the other ones it’s a very nice place and worth a visit. Also here you have damages from the earthquake. But if you have a chance,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Planet3earth | Reviewed this property |
It’s free for Nepalese , for foreigners 1500 Nepali rupees and for SAARC country members it will 100 Nepali rupees
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It is a BHaktapur Durbar square sightseeing tour
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