Bhaktapur Durbar Square is one of the historic places in Nepal. A large number of tourist visits Bhaktapur Durbar Square every day to explore the history and the culture of past from different part of the world. It is also enlisted in the UNESCO world heritage site. The old name of Bhaktapur is Bhadgaon which is approx 13 KM far from Kathmandu. The Durbar Square reflects the architecture of local Newari community.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square is a great sport for learning about history, cultures, religions. If you are keen to explore more about architecture with a history, strolling, photography, shopping, eating local cuisine then this might be the perfect place for you to explore during your Nepal visit.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square Entry Fee
There are certain charges to enter the Durbar Square based upon nationality. Rates are been categorized by Foreigners, SAARC national country and being a neighbor, Chinese gets a special rate. Here goes below the entry fee of Durbar Square
|US $ 15 or Rs 1500 per person||Rs 500 per person||Rs 500 per person|
Entry permits can be obtained at the entrance of the Durbar Square and also if you need an assistant to show the palace then hire a professional tour guide in advance. We encourage all travelers to buy tickets otherwise you might get caught in a random ticket check by authorities. Nepalese don’t need to pay to enter the Durbar Square.
55 Window Palace
King Bhupetendra Malla ordered to built the 55 Window Palace. King Bhupatindra Mall ruled Bhaktapur from 1969 up to 1722 AD and it was completed in 1754 AD. It is believed that the king has 55 wives so each window has been allocated for one. 55 Window palace is one of the major attraction of Bhaktapur Durbar Square today too. This Palace was not badly affected by the earthquake of 2015.