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“Amazing 5 stories wooden structure”

Bhaktapur Durbar Square
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Day Trip to Bhaktapur and Panauti from Kathmandu
Ranked #1 of 31 things to do in Bhaktapur
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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 Newari people in large group. you can visit to this place to experience Nepali culture,tradition,religion from right way.we are here to support you for your tours.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Stairs / lift, Lockers / storage, Activities for young children, Food available for purchase, Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Baby buggy parking
Reviewed 2 April 2018

I cannot even imagine the skill needed to construct this structure. Imagine teh talent of the architects and the craftsmen to intricately design all the carvings on the ancient wood. Although there are many scaffolds in the area with the objective of attempting to restore the damage of teh 2015 earthquake, walking into Durbar Square is like stepping back in time. I loved the feeling of the area with locals selling handicrafts and flowers and souvenirs . I purchased a bell. now that I am home reflecting on my trip I wish I would have purchased more items.

Thank starkman2017
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

We saw the palace , the temple, the square and continued wallking through Nyatapola temple . It is a five story pagoda style Hindi Temple. We browsed through the pottery village with ancient technique of wheeling the pottery. How to dry how to mound. It is very interesting

Thank Paisalrrrr
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

I also love the Bhaktapur Durbar Square Area. It is a beautiful place with medieval architecture with wonderful historical, cultural and religious value. The local Newari dishes are must try. JuJu Dau (known as king of Yoghurt) made especially in Bhaktapur is a must try. You can also visit during some festival like Gai Jatra. Do not forget to visit Nyatpol Temple (tallest temple of Nepal), the museum and Pottery Square. Bhaktapur is also famous for its pottery skills. You can get beautiful potteries and many souvenirs too.

Thank Tshering S
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

I loved this place even though many of the buildings were scaffolded or otherwise undergoing repair from the major earthquake a few years ago. Get the brochure- there are temples dating from centuries ago, mixed in with shops and restaurants. Peddlers are mostly bearable, with a few that won't go away. There's a huge variety of goods for sale- knitted goods, handmade paper, spices, T-shirts, "singing bowls" and other musical instruments as well as the usual jewelry, cashmere and pashmina. Even though this was the last day of our tour and our group had done more than its share to improve the economy in Nepal we still found things to buy!

Get the yogurt at Cafe Neuatapola- it's lightly sweetened and heavenly.

Thank AThena53
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Amazing set of temples, shrines and historic buildings. By far the most impressive of all Durbar Square you will see while in Nepal (Kathmandu, Patan, etc.). The entire historic center of Bhaktapur is definitely a must-see and offers the perfect alternative for those who don't want to stay in Kathmandu.

Thank sebsg
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