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Address: Bhaktapur 00977, Nepal
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07:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The ancient city Bhaktapur lies on the Eastern part of Kathmandu valley...

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.

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Favorite Area Around Kathmandu!!

Loved everything here. Lots of very old architecture. Loved the shopping. We were here a long time, and I wish I could go back or been there even longer. There is so much to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Lemont, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Loved everything here. Lots of very old architecture. Loved the shopping. We were here a long time, and I wish I could go back or been there even longer. There is so much to see, and again, I love to shop, and this was probably one of the best shopping for me. I found many older things to buy, but... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Incredible history in this square, very unfortunate that the 2015 earthquake did so much damage to the buildings. many of the beautiful buildings are damaged or completely levelled, however it was still a great experience. Only thing to be cautious of is people and children approaching you as a foreigner, they almost certainly want money (via begging, selling something or... More 

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The place is under renovation after the earthquake and the square changed to a construction area. In my opinion the entry fee charge from the foreigners is a bit on the higher side considering the fact that most of the infrastructure is damaged. The Nyapatola pagoda is worth visiting and is the hotspot in Bhakthapur.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Some temples have been rebuilt and some being repaired. Overall a great place to visit. The tallest pagoda still stands, not damaged. Has differential entry fee like other tourist attractions in Nepal.Take a guide. Bhaktapur is steeped in history. A bit of walking around is involved. On way to Nagarkot from Kathmandu.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Despite the 2015 earthquake, this UNESCO World Heritage site is much restored and worth the 1500 rupee entrance fee. I chose to go without a guide, only a driver. I did so because I had studied about the site, its history, its four squares and artisans. I was approached by three guides at the entrance and they tried hard to... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was here on a family trip in Nepal and this was the second Durbar Square we visited. It is a nice walk and cultural education if you appreciate history and architecture. This intricate wood carvings and temple structures are quite amazing if you consider how old they are. Unfortunately, the earthquake in 2015 has damaged many of these heritages and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you only have one day in Kathmandu between your Himalayan trek and your visit to the jungle, take a taxi and go to Bhaktapur. it is your image of what Kathmandu ought to be, an exotic Hindu city of red bricks and old soot-covered temples, statues and stupas surrounding by the bustle of people about their everyday business. The... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have never seen a temple like this. Amazing art and handicraft attract me much. "A temple in a highest altitude" they said. One of the best temple in kathmandu valley. Hope i will get a cance to visit again,

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Would highly recommend going to the city. You buy a ticket to go into the whole town. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site. There are 4 main squares to visit and many interesting streets and lanes to meander through along the way. We paid 10$ US for a guide because we would have missed stuff otherwise. It was money... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really impressive, more beautiful than patan and temple squares in ktm. Sad to See a lot got damaged by the quake. They seem to have started to renovate it piece by piece and building by building. They charge $15 for entry for foreigners. Seems a bit steep to visit a square, one can also roam around the rest of the... More 

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