About Patan And Bhaktapur Durbar Tour
The Patan and Bhaktapur Durbar tour is a heritage tour of Nepal's history and beauty combined, Add this day trip to your Nepal tour. Both the sites—Patan Durbar Square and Bhaktapur Durbar Square—are UNESCO-listed World Heritage Sites. Both the cities are popular for Newari culture, traditions and art, and architecture. Like Kathmandu, both the cities grew and flourished during Malla Dynasty as an independent states. The Durbar Square premises of both the places still depict a picture of ancient Nepal.
Our day tour begins from Kathmandu to Patan city. It is a place where two prominent religions, Hindu and Buddhist, and its culture grew since old age. It is popular for its Newar culture and art and architecture. The city attained its peak in Malla Dynasty.
History of Patan Durbar Square
Patan Durbar Square is located in the center of the city of Lalitpur in Nepal. One of the three Durbar Squares in the Kathmandu Valley Patan Durbar Square is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The ancient royal palace where the Malla Kings of Lalitpur resided is the main attraction of the durbar. A center for both Hinduism & Buddhism, Patan Durbar Square is regarded as one of the oldest Buddhist cities. A marvel of Newar architecture filled with numerous temples & idols, the area of the durbar is tiled with red bricks.
Major Attraction of Patan Durbar Square
The palace is unique and its architecture is the mark of the excellence of Nepalese architecture. Patan Museum, Royal Palace, Bhimsen Temple, Vishwanath Temple, Taleju Bhawani Temple, Complex Durbar Marg, and Krishna Mandir are the major observations of this site. The stone carvings of the temple portraying Mahabharat and Ramayan age astonish you. Patan is also famous for its Newari food which is full of spices and flavors. Patan Durbar Square is also known as Lalitpur Durbar Square in Kathmandu.
History of Bhaktapur Durbar Square
Bhaktapur tour is our next site of visit. Bhaktapur city was founded in the 12th century by King Anand Dev Malla located 13 km east of Kathmandu valley. Bhaktapur was the capital city of the Greater Malla Kingdom in the Kathmandu Valley till the 15th century AD. Many of Bhaktapur's greatest monuments were built by the then Malla rulers. Home of traditional Nepali culture, customs,s and unique arts of wooden and potteries, here you will enjoy pure Newar-based culture and architecture of around 400 years
Place To Visit Near Bhaktapur Durbar Square
Bhaktapur Durbar Square is the most visited site in Kathmandu. The palace is named 55-Windows, Golden Gate, Nyatapole temple, Vatsala Temple, Statue of Bhupatindra Malla, Siddhi Lakshmi Temple, Bhairava Nath Temple, and Lion's Gate is the main place to see here. The architecture of the 55-windows palace and Golden Gate will surprise you. It is really beautiful. Bhaktapur is famous for yogurt (Ju-ju in the Newari language) which is popular all over Nepal.
Here ends our Patan Durbar Square and Bhaktapur Durbar Square tour and we will drop you at the mentioned place. We are sure that you are satisfied with this trip. See you soon!