BHAKTAPUR DURBAR SQUARE (UNESCO World Heritage Site): Among the three durbar squares of Kathmandu Valley, the Bhaktapur is by far the most elegant with its large open space. The 15th century Palace of 55 Carved Windows and the palace entrance, the Golden Gate – a masterpiece in art – have added splendor to this palace square which consists of buildings dating from the 13th century to the 18th century. The extraordinary Durbar Square with its extraordinary monuments reflects the glory days of the Malla dynasty when art and architecture thrived in the three cities of the valley. In front of the palace building are innumerable temples and architectural showpieces like the Lion Gate, the statue of King Bhupatindra Malla mounted on a giant stone pillar and the Batsala Temple. The stone temple of Batsala Devi is full of intricate carvings and is a beautiful example of Shikhara-style architecture.
PATAN DURBAR SQUARE (UNESCO World Heritage Site): Patan Durbar Square is located in the heart of the city and was once the palace of the kings of Patan. The square is an enchanting mlange of palace buildings, artistic courtyards and graceful pagoda temples a display of Newari architecture that had reached its pinnacle during the reign of the Malla kings. Among its numerous courtyards, the renovated Keshav Narayan Chowk has been converted into a bronze artifact museum. The Sundari Chowk with the sunken bath of Tusha Hiti is a showcase of exquisite woodcarvings, and stone and metal sculptures. The magnificent Krishna Temple with its 21 gilded spires, built in 1637, and the Manga Hiti, the sunken stone water spout, found in the palace complex are but a few examples of its opulence. The Krishna Temple, built entirely of stone.
day 01: At 9:00 AM, Pickup you from your hotel, take you for the tour to Bhaktapur and Patan Heritage City Tour, this tour is guided by English speaking tour guide. Finally drop you back to your origin place by 4:00 PM.
KATHMANDU DURBAR SQUARE (UNESCO World Heritage Site): Kathmandu Durbar Square is situated in the heart of old Kathmandu city at Basantapur, it never fails to impress first time visitors with its ensemble of palaces, courtyards and temples built during the […]