Bhaktapur Durbar Square
Bhaktapur is located about 20 km east of Katmandu Valley, It is also known as the “City of Devotees” the “City of Culture” the “living Heritage “Bhaktapur is one of the old but the small settlement of Newar Community. The City is dotted with pagodas and religious shrines. Lying along the ancient trade route between India and Tibet. Also known as Bhadgoan, this place was founded in the 9th Century and is shaped like a conch shell. The city is at a height of 4600 ft. above sea level. In Bhadgaon, you will visit the Durbar Square with its array of temples overlooked by the Palace of 55 windows built by King BupatindraMalla. The Nyatapola Temple, also built by King BhupatindraMalla, is the best example of Pagoda style and stands on five terraces on each of which stands a pair of figures - two famous strong men, two elephants, two lions, two griffins and two goddesses. Time permitting, a visit to the museum of Thanka painting can also be considered.
55 window palace
The Palace of Fifty-five Windows was built during the reign of the Malla King Yaksha Malla in 1427 AD and was remodeled by King Bhupatindra Malla in the 17th century. Among the brick walls, with their gracious setting and sculptural design, is a balcony of fifty-five windows, considered to be a unique masterpiece of woodcarving. It is also known as one of the oldest monuments present in Nepal.