Bhaktapur Durbar Square
Bhaktapur Durbar Square, is the royal palace of the old Bhaktapur Kingdom, 1,400 metres above sea level. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This Durbar Square is located in the current town of Bhaktapur, also known as Khwopa, which lies 13 km east of Kathmandu.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square marks peacefulness city. This city is also regarded as the cultural city and allures lots of domestic and international visitors. The Square, renowned for its antique heritages from the 15th century displays the masterwork of metal, wood, and stone arts. It in fact exhibits the vividness of very old era. Exploring around the calm Durbar Square and observing the amazing art and architecture of prehistoric times will captivate anyone.
Attractions of Bhaktapur Durbar Square
- -55 Window Palace
- -Golden Gate
- -Lions Gate
- -Nyatapola Temple
- -Statue of King Bhupatindra Malla
- -Dattatreya Temple
Patan Durbar Square
Patan, the oldest of all the three cities of Kathmandu valley. It is the best known for its artistic heritage. It is probably one of the oldest Buddhist City in the world. Patan is also known as Lalitpur. The city is surrounded by 4 Stupas as 4 corners of Patan, one at each corner of its cardinal points. These stupas are said to have been built by the famous Emperor Ashoka. This is one of the most elegant architectural treasures of which Patan is very proud. The square is full of ancient arts, temples, and shrines noted for their exquisite carvings.
Attractions of Patan Darbar Square
- -Patan Museum
- -Hiranya Varna Mahavihar
- -Golden Window
- -Mahabouddha Temple
- -Golden Temple
- -Krishna Temple
Basantapur Durbar Square
Basantapur is the heart of Kathmandu city. It carries a lot of cultural and historical significance for the people of Nepal. Known for its rich culture and arts, Basantapur is the hub for tourists and visitors. Prarthana Dixit takes you on a stroll around this mystical part of the city. Durbar Square is the heart and soul of Basantapur. It is one of the three Durbar Squares situated in the Kathmandu valley. Enlisted as a UNESCO cultural heritage site, this durbar square has attracted a lot of tourists from across the globe. There are various temples and monuments inside the Durbar Square such as Taleju Temple, (which is only open during Nawami of Vijaya Dashain) the bell, Hanuman Dhoka, Kumari Chowk.