Bhaktapur City Day Tour explores the living museum city, one of the medieval capital cities of ancient Nepal and the city that has more temples per foot than the neighboring cities of Kathmandu and Patan. Located 20 km to the east of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur has well preserved the rich cultural heritages, ancient monuments and palaces, gilded roofs open courtyards and wood carvings which form a part of palaces, pagodas and other ancient buildings. Also known as ‘The City of Devotees’, Bhaktapur is dominated by traditional Newari culture, cuisines and art crafts and decorated with religious shrines, temples and unique-styled pagodas.
Capital of Greater Malla Kingdom from 12th to 18th century, Bhaktapur was founded by King Ananda Malla in the 12th Century which rose to be a city famous for its crafts, culture and traditions, and trading mostly due to being a part of ancient trading route through to Tibet. Bhaktapur City Day Tour takes you through the most famous Bhaktapur Durbar Square followed by Pottery Square, Taumadhi Square and the oldest Dattatraya Square having Dattatraya Temple. Tourists can explore through The Golden Gate (one of the most detailed and well decorated gates in the world), The Palace of Fifty-Five Windows, Nyatapola Temple, 17th century Siddhi Laxmi Temple, The Peacock Window (one of the most precious woodcarvings of Nepal) besides the side streets of Bhaktapur enjoying the local crafts, souvenir stores, local cafes and ancient heritages. The Changu Narayan Temple is another attraction in Bhaktapur City Day Tour.
Once an independent kingdom, Bhaktapur provides an important insight to the ancient glory of Nepalese art, crafts, trade and culture. Join Luxury Holiday Trek for Bhaktapur City Day Tour to traverse on the lanes of memory with informative guide.
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