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“A Step Back in Time”

Bhaktapur Durbar Square
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Full Day Nagarkot and Changunarayan Hiking Tour from Kathmandu
Ranked #1 of 28 things to do in Bhaktapur
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: The ancient city Bhaktapur lies on the Eastern part of Kathmandu valley which is also known as Bhadgaon or Khwopa. The historical monument on around signifies medieval age culture and tradition of Nepal and this old city is inhabited by indigenous Newari people in large group. you can visit to this place to experience Nepali culture,tradition,religion from right way.we are here to support you for your tours.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Stairs / elevator, Activities for young children, Food available for purchase, Activities for older children, Lockers / storage, Stroller parking, Wheelchair access
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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“A Step Back in Time”
Reviewed December 3, 2012

There are actually 4 squares in Bhaktapur of which this is the biggest. Make sure you visit all of them and give yourself time - at least half a day. The buildings are beautiful, pottery square is fascinating. You can spend hours just sitting watching life go by. Every minute brings something new to look at. We would love to go back - you somehow lose yourself in the place, the atmosphere is wonderful - good for shopping too.

Visited October 2012
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“It's a really nice place to relax n see the locals with the old place. Just loved it.”
Reviewed November 28, 2012 via mobile

Love this place. Will come back. The locals are good. Little baggers. Food is ok. Will recommend my friends to visit n shop here...

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Oakland, California
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“Beautiful and interesting living city.”
Reviewed November 25, 2012

The city is a living museum with some of the most beautiful, intricate wood work anywhere in the world scattered throughout the city.

Visited November 2012
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Kathmandu, null, Nepal
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“Clean place with lots of attraction.”
Reviewed November 19, 2012

this is the most clean durbar square inside kathmandu valley. there are whole lot of temples you can see and also nepali traditional houses and traditional way of making pots and other equipments out of mud. do no forget to try "juju dahi" special homemade yougart if you visit bhaktapur.

Visited December 2011
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Perth, Australia
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“A must see”
Reviewed November 16, 2012

Super busy with locals when I went there as it was festival time and the markets were really busy. Lovely place and yes a guide was helpful, but I would have liked more time to stop and stare. I think it would be a great place to stay overnight so you could just meander around and happily get lost in the old narrow streets and by ways. Great temples, lovely architecture.

Visited November 2012
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