Bhaktapur Durbar Square Day Tours

Bhaktapur Durbar Square Day Tours - 1 Day

Overview

  • Duration:1 Day
  • Trip GradeEasy
  • Arrival City
  • Trip TypeKathmandu

Highlights

  • Three Squares - Darbar Square, Taumadhi Square, and Dattatreya Square.
  • Popular Places - Changu Narayan (World Heritage Site), Nagarkot, Surya Vinayak, Kamal Vinayak, Siddha Pokhari, Chonga Ganesh etc.
  • Devine Miracolus Vision - Largest Shiva lingum, Golden Spout and Gate, Magnificent peacock windows, around 40 temples etc.

The least busy among the Durbar squares is Bhaktapur Durbar Square in the center of Bhaktapur city. Showcasing architecture that dates back to the Malla period, the square is the most charming, with wide open spaces that are off limits to vehicular traffic. In Bhaktapur you will see some of the finest medieval arts of Nepal. Of particular interest are: the Golden Gate, Fifty-five Windows and the beautiful statue of King Bhupatindra Malla mounted on a giant stone pillar. The Golden Gate was erected by King Ranjit Malla as the entrance to the main courtyard of the Fifty-five Window Palace. The Palace of Fifty-five Windows was built during the reign of King Yakshya Malla in 1427 A.D.and was re-modelled by King Bhupatindra Malla in the 17th Century. The Art Gallery has a fascinating collection of ancient manuscripts, thangkas, centuries-old stone sculpture, antique paintings that belong to the Hindu and Buddhist traditions of various periods. This gallery is open every day of the week except Tuesday.

What’s Included

Included

  • Transportation
  • Daily Mineral Water by Company

Excluded

  • Sightseeing entrance fees
  • Tips for Guide and Driver
  • Meals during the sightseeing
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