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Bhaktapur

4.2
World heritage site · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Nepal's Cultural Gem
On a tour of Bhaktapur, an ancient city in the World Heritage-listed Kathmandu Valley, discover a rich tapestry of Nepalese culture and history. Its innumerable pagoda temples, antique buildings, and monuments, although somewhat damaged in the 2015 earthquake, still captivate visitors who make the journey to this vibrant city. Tour Bhaktapur's narrow, pedestrian-only streets to find traditional pottery, handicrafts, and the famous local yogurt. Celebrations light up the dusty city squares almost every month of the year, often with live music, dancing, and traditional rituals. Make the most of your holiday in Bhaktapur by finding out about its attractions and choosing what to see using our Nepal travel route planner.
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Popular things to do in Bhaktapur

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World heritage site
Changu Narayan
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Neighborhood
Pottery Square
3.5
Duration: 3 hours
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Religious Site
Nyatapola Temple
4.7
Duration: 3 hours

Side trips from Bhaktapur

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Art Museum
Patan Museum Patan (Lalitpur)
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Landmark
Kathmandu Durbar Square Patan (Lalitpur)
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min

Historic Sites in Bhaktapur

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Historic Site
55 Window Palace
4.5
Duration: 3 hours
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Religious Site
Dattatreya Temple
4.6
Duration: 3 hours
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Religious Site
Doleshwor Mahadeva Temple
4.7
Duration: 3 hours
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Religious Site
Dhagpo Sheydrub Ling Monastery
4.8
Duration: 30 minutes

Hidden gems in Bhaktapur

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Religious Site
Bhairavnath Temple
4.6
Duration: 3 hours
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Landmark
Vatsala Durga Temple
4.4
Duration: 3 hours
Religious Site
Taleju Chowk
3.9
Duration: 3 hours
Monument
Ugrachandi and Bhairav Statues
4.7
Duration: 3 hours

Museums in Bhaktapur

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Art Museum
National Art Gallery
3.7
Duration: 3 hours
Specialty Museum
Living Traditions Museum
1.5
Duration: 3 hours

Nature in Bhaktapur

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Water Body
Siddha Pokhari
3.6
Duration: 3 hours
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City Tour
Nepal Trek Ways
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Landmark
Taumadhi Square
4.6
Duration: 3 hours
Architectural Building
Pujari Math
4.2
Duration: 3 hours
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Fun & Games
Sunapati Thanka Painting School Changunarayan
5.0
Duration: 4 hours