Bhaktapur Durbar Square

Eastern Corner of Kathmandu Valley there lies Bhaktapur also recognized as Bhadgaon or Khwopa in local community. It is the center of traditional Nepali culture, custom and unique arts of wooden and potteries. These monuments are developed during medieval age culture and tradition of Nepal. Bhaktapur was inhabited by indigenous Newari people. Nyatapola, statue of King Bhupatindra Malla, Peacock Windws, Golden Gate and fifty-five windowed palace are the attractive monuments of Bhaktapur Durbar Square.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square
Bhaktapur Durbar Square

Major Attraction of Bhaktapur Durbar Square

The major attraction of Bhaktapur Durbar Square are explain here below:

55 Window Palace

Malla King Yaksha Malla buid Fifty-five Windws Palace in 1427 AD and remodeled by King Bhupatindra Malla during 17th Century. It's a balcony of fifty-five windows with brick wall, with lots of sculptural design with good taste. It is one of the oldestand unique masterpiece of woodcarving monuments present in Nepal.

Nyatapola Temple

According to Newari language Nyatapola means five stories and that is the symbolic to five basic elements. This is the tallest and biggest pagoda of Nepal built in Nepal ever built with artistic beauty and architectural perferction.

Bhairava Nath Temple

This temple is dedicated to Bhairava the most fierce and manifestation of Lord Shiva.

Golden Gate

The beautiful Goldern Gate rich which is richly moulded specimen of its kind in the world. Hindu goddess Kali and Garuda  are surmounted in the door and two heavelnly nymphs are attended. It is made more wealthy with monsters from mythical creatures elaborating grandly. It is the most lovely piece of art in whole country and is preserved like a  jewellery, flashing innumerable facets in beautifully arranged setting. This gate was built up and erected by King Ranjit Malla which is the entrance gate for 55-windows Palace.

Bhaktapur Durbar Square Entry Fee

Entry Fee For the visitors visiting Bhaktapur Darbar Square are different depending on the region the visitors belong to. The visitors from SAARC Nations and China need to pay NRs. 500 entry fee while visitors from other foreign nation should pay NRs. 1500 as their entry fee.