The most pristine Durbar square amongst 3 in Kathmandu valley, Bhaktapur Durbar Square is also listed on the list of world heritage site by UNESCO. Bhaktapur is one out of three constituent cities of the Kathmandu valley. Tourists, national and international flock to Bhaktapur year around to see the historical palace, recreation center of the royals and never ageing architecture.
Bhaktapur Durbar square alike the other Durbar squares of the Kathmandu valley is an open courtyard or an open space in front of the prehistoric royal palace. Bhaktapur Durbar square consists of 4 significant squares known as Durbar Square, Taumadhi Square, Dattatreya Square and Pottery Square. This place was built by the Malla kings of 14th century and time and again has been renovated to maintain the best possible original looks.
Aftermath of 2015 earthquake the square has received some damages but there are lot of renovations going on to get back the original looks. Nevertheless, visiting the city still rewinds the time to the 14th century and gives you a feeling of tremendous achievement.
|Trip Code: BT 175||Total Duration: 1 days|
|Destination: Short Hiking||Best Time: All year round|
|Trip Grade: Easy||Group Size: min 2|
|Max Elevation: 1400 m|