Bhaktapur city is also known as Bhadgaon one of main attraction and pride of Nepal, where you can capture medvial era culture and custom soon you enter into Bhaktapur city where you one will be fascinated with surrounding beautiful masterpiece monuments. Bhaktapur city located east of Kathmandu within the same valley and slightly higher stands above the main road of Arniko Highway, where travelers can spend interesting and wonderful time within its old city area full of the interesting local life of age-old heritage.
Bhaktapur city once the capital of Nepal during great Malla regime during 6th Century, where visitors can observe beautiful historical and religious monuments of both Hindu and Buddhism listed in world heritage sites.
BHAKTAPUR TOUR:(for half day to full days or more) 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on a full day or 9 a.m. till 1 p.m. on a half day.
Place of interest around Bhaktapur city:
Bhaktapur Durbar Square:
Probably world best Nepal heritage sites reflect the city's rich culture, art building plan, it is additionally the focal setting of the city for structural monuments and arts. Famous golden gate entrance on the main courtyard of the Palace of 55 windows; the gate is regarded as the world's most beautiful and richly carved specimens of its kind.
Bhaktapur Nyatapol Temple:
Highlights of Bhaktapur and landmark Nyatapol Temple, meaning 5 storied sanctuary of 30 meters high, the tallest sanctuary of Kathmandu valley. It was worked by King Bhupatindra Malla in 1708 AD. Every one of its five porches holds a pair of figures, beginning from base wrestlers, elephant, lion, griffins and goddesses.The Bhaktapur National Art Gallery:
Located within Bhaktapur Durbar Square treasures rare paintings and manuscripts with painted covers and illustrations are found in this museum. The gallery contains metal, bronze, stone and wooden pictures of medieval workmanship convention of Nepal. The gallery is closed on Thursday and public holidays.Bhairavnath Temple of Bhaktapur:
Initially worked as one-story pagoda amid King Jagat Jyoti Malla period, later changed into a three-story temple in 1718 A.D. by King Bhupatindra Malla, this temple now stands for its artistic grandeur. Bhairavnath temple is dedicated to Lord Bhairab - the god of Terror.Dattarya Temple:
Worked in 1427 AD, the sanctuary is said to have been worked from a solitary tree visit a monastery having exquisitely carved peacock windows located near the temple area.Pottery square and market:
Around Bhaktapur there are two main pottery area, the first pottery square is at Suryamadhi east from Dattarya temple square, it is the oldest pottery square, another pottery place leads south from the Nyatapol square at Talako’s Potter’s Square strolling along fascinating markets side avenues the stoneware is in full burst, the wide open block yard with a blend of little dark and tanish red earth pots, where each pot is examined by hand before being turned to face the sun at new edge or plunged into a container of hued water. Observe skilled craftsman on wheels shaping the clay in a finely tuned system of human stoneware revolution from past hundreds of years of old convention. After a great impressive Bhaktapur and Nagarkot Day Tour return back to your hotel in Kathmandu with marvelous grand memories from early morning to late afternoon, truly a splendid wonderful day with scenic views along with local immense culture and heritage.Extension Tour of ancient Changunarayan Temple for an hour or more:
A short drive of 45 minutes to reach Changunarayan Temple and its village, another famous and oldest temple of Nepal offers a panorama of mountains with views of Kathmandu valley. Changunarayan temple and its village located in a peaceful surrounding with old traditional Newar houses, after a drive short walk up on steps to Changunarayan Temple premises. The temple compound surrounded with marvelous work of arts and on its magnificent pagoda style Changunarayan Temple, one of the oldest monument in Nepal.
This temple listed in World Heritage Site, a fifth-century history stands on a hilltop 15 km. east of Bhaktapur the sanctuary embellished with loaded with masterful chips away at metal and wood. Engraving going back to 464 AD found here is the first epigraphic confirmations of Nepalese history. After an intriguing sanctuary visit, head back to Kathmandu with a voyage through Bhaktapur Durbar Square with loaded with expressions and culture.