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“Well Preserved”

Bhaktapur Durbar Square
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Private Tour: Explore 3 Durbar Squares in Kathmandu
Ranked #1 of 29 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: Food available for purchase, Bathroom facilities, Lockers / storage, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Stroller parking, Activities for young children, Stairs / elevator
Reviewed June 29, 2014

Bhaktapur Durbar Square is the most beautiful well preserved ancestors place.
We spend 15$ each person to see the things around ,It was really well preserved
Old architecture,old temple,wood caving, stone caving and 55 windows ancient royal
place was nice. Each temple are different and big bell was really nice to see.
Very beautiful and interesting place to visit.
Highly Recommend this place to visit everyone................

Thank loo c
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Reviewed June 24, 2014

The experience was like stepping out of the TARDIS and into the glorious past!

$15 well spent (the money funds its restoration), I must say. A lot of structures are really well-preserved. Bring a map if you plan to venture on your own (and so that you can find the other 'squares') Otherwise, hire a guide (service starts at $5).

Don't believe young locals who ask you to buy books for them. After you 'buy' the book from the shop, youngster simply returns book to shop then he/she and shop owner split the money 'earned'.

Have a cuppa at Shiva Guesthouse, great spot to people watch.

Half a day is enough to explore the squares and back alleys, but it's also nice to stay in one of the guesthouses in the area so you could have the opportunity to enjoy a deserted Durbar Square early in the morning.

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Reviewed June 22, 2014

This Heritage site has so much to offer. If you really are interested in culture ,history and architecture spend atleast half a day here.
About 90 mins drive from thamel this place takes you back a few centuries in time. Its situated in a better ,green and peaceful environment than rest of kathmandu.
You will have to pay an entry ticket to get in ...its a small town in itself .Every by lane has something unique. Great place for photographers .
Not be missed inside bhaktapur is The Pottery Square .

Thank Bhavishya D
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Reviewed June 21, 2014

This place has so much history and beautiful architecture it's a must see. For me the price of 15$ is a bit high, you only need a day to see this town. You can manage without paying the fee if you don't want. If you enter in the small streets around Bhaktapur.
the shops and restaurants close around 9pm so be sure to have dinner before that. Enjoy!

Thank Katja S
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Reviewed June 20, 2014

This place is far superior to durbar square in kathmandu. It is worth the 10 dollar taxi ride. Traffic in the morning is far less than in the afternoon. We had a guide who took us through the 4 squares. It was a bit of a maze to navigate through. The goods are nice, the building are spectacular. It is worth the 15 dollar entrance fee. We ate lunch at an monastery in the second square. Pretty cool.

Thank TravelingFool88005
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