Bhaktapur Travel Guide

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Bhaktapur Overview

Located 14km east of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur is a historical Newari town that can be visited as a day trip. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, the town was once the capital of Nepal during the Malla Kingdom during the 12th to the 15th century. It is known for its stunning ancient temples, colorful festivals and skilled craftsmen. Examples from Newari wood carving, pottery, and weaving industries can be seen throughout the town. Bhaktapur offers a wonderful look into Newari life and is aptly dubbed "the City of Culture".

From Kathmandu, visitors can take a bus from Bagbazaar Bus Station for Rs 10. The journey is about 30-40 minutes. A taxi will cost around Rs300 one way, but prices increase greatly after nightfall when taxi drivers no longer wish to make the trip to Kathmandu.

Tourists must purchase a US$10 ticket to enter Bhaktapur and should retain their receipt while within the city walls.

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