Bhaktapur Durbar Square

Bhaktapur Durbar Square

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 the 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. Durbar Square reflects the architecture of the 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 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

Foreigners SAARC Chinese  
US $ 15 or Rs 1500 per person Rs 500 per person Rs 500 per person

Entry permits can be obtained at the entrance of 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 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 attractions of Bhaktapur Durbar Square today too. This Palace was not badly affected by the earthquake of 2015.

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