Bhaktapur Durbar Square -, Bhaktapur

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Surrounded by centuries-old architecture that displays the skills of the local artists and builders, Bhaktapur Durbar Square - represents one of three similar Nepalese plazas, all of which carry World Heritage Site designation. As you walk around, pay special attention to a royal palace featuring a balcony with 55 windows, regarded as one of the world's finest examples of expert woodcarving. Other highlights include richly decorated gates and several temples, including one featuring erotic depictions of elephants. The square also boasts many cafes, restaurants, and shops selling jewelry, masks, and decorations. Add Bhaktapur Durbar Square - and other attractions to your Bhaktapur trip itinerary using our Bhaktapur online holiday planner.
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  • A must see in this unique place. You cannot miss the temple as it towers over all other structures. A very peaceful, really cool town, beautiful, different, nice people, and great atmosphere in...  more »
  • Very popular for traditional architectural buildings that reassembles the history of country. The temples, buildings, are beautiful and interesting. It is one of the three durbar squares in Kathmandu....  more »
  • Exciting experience to deep into old architecture and nostalgic art and memories. The place filled with so many beautiful architectural artifacts and historical monuments. I took a guide as I am always interested in the information and significance of the place - would recommend the same.
  • Bhaktapur Durbar Square which lies 13 km east of Kathmandu in Bhaktapur District consist of different temples inside of it. It's whole collection of Temple's is known for Durbar Square. We can find clean spiritual environment at this place. It is one of the best place to visit at Kathmandu Valley. Many local and international tourist are visiting this place. Wonderful place for refreshments love this place. #BhaktapurDurbarSquare #Kathmandu #Nepal
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