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Half Day: Bhaktapur Durbar Square Sightseeing Tour from Kathmandu

Bhaktapur city lies to the eastern part of Kathmandu valley. It is the third largest city inside Kathmandu valley. The city is famous for elegant art, culture, and festivals. Bhaktapur is also known as ‘Bhadgaun’ and locally known as Khwopa. The historically and culturally rich city was found by King Ananda Dev Malla in 889 AD. The temples, palaces, ponds, and historical buildings are the major attraction of Bhaktapur.

Bhaktapur city sightseeing tour covers almost all the attractions of Bhaktapur city. During your visit, you will explore the typical Newari Culture, beautiful temples, wood carved palaces, and amazing architecture of the 15th century.

per adult from

$43

AUD

Duration

3 to 4 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Round way Transfer (Hotel -Bhaktapur-Hotel)
    • Bottled water - Drinking Water
    • Professional City tour Guide
    What's excluded :
    • Heritage site Entrance Fees
    • Lunch
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Bhaktapur 00977-1-4701148 Nepal

    The main square of the city contains innumerable temples and other architectural showpieces like the lion gate, the statue of King Bhupatindra Malla, the picture gallery, the golden gate, the palace of 55 windows, the Batsala temple and the bell of barking dogs, etc. The statue of the King Bhupatindra Malla in the act of worship is placed on a column facing the palace of the many statues available in Nepal this is considered to be the most magnificent.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: National Art Gallery, Durbar Square, Bhaktapur 44800 Nepal

    Contains ancient and medieval paintings belonging to Hindu and Buddhist schools depicting Tantrism of various periods and descriptions.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Golden Gate, Bhaktapur 44800, Nepal

    he Golden Gate is the entrance to the main courtyard of the palace of 55 windows. Built King Ranjit Malla, the gate is one of the most beautiful and richly carved specimens of its kind in the entire world. This gate is embellished with deities and monsters of marvelous intricacy.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: 55 Window Palace, Durbar Square, Bhaktapur 44800 Nepal

    The Palace of 55 Windows was built in the 17th century by King Bhupatindra Malla. Among the brick walls with their gracious setting and sculptural design, is a balcony of 55 windows. This balcony is a masterpiece of wood carving. The Stone Temple of Batsala Devi which is also located in the Durbar Square is full of intricate carvings. This temple also sets a beautiful example of the Shikhara style of architecture in Nepal. There is a bronze be on the terrace of the temple which is also known as the “bell of barking dogs”. This colossal bell, placed in 1737 A.D. was used to sound curfew during that time.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Nyatapola Temple, Taumadhi Square, Bhaktapur 44800 Nepal

    This five-story Pagoda was built in 1702 A.D. by King Bhupatindra Malla. It stands in a five-terraced platform. On each of the terraces squat a pair of figures; two famous wrestlers, two Elephants, two Lions, two Griffins and “Baghini” and “Singhini” - the Tiger and the Lion Goddesses. This is one of the tallest Pagodas and is famous for its massive structure and subtle workmanship.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Bhairavnath Temple, Taumadhi Square, Bhaktapur 44800 Nepal

    This temple was first built as a one-story pagoda but later changed into a three-story temple in 1718 A.D. by King Bhupatindra Malla. The temple is noted for its artistic grandeur. It is dedicated to lord Bhairav- the god of terror.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick up from the hotel inside Kathmandu valley. Please provide us your hotel details.
    Return Detail :
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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None

Group Size

15

Organised by Luxury Holidays Nepal Pvt. Ltd.

Activity ID: V-66561P26

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