The Patan Durbar Square and the Bhaktapur Durbar Square feature many numbers of beautiful architectural old and ancient building, temples and palaces that reflect the feel of nostalgia of Nepal’s monarchial days perfectly. They also have the embedment of intricate carvings and ornamentation in their decorations as well, done on wood, stone and metals. The Durbar Squares of both the cities are listed under the UNESCO World Heritage Sites List and both play a significant role in the perseverance and the preservation of Nepal’s history and artistic integrity. The fine unique Nepali art and the idiosyncratic architecture of the buildings are quite enthralling to observe up close. The intricate ornamentation and cravings of the doors, walls and windows of the buildings are fascinating to look at and is sure to be enthralling. The Bhaktapur Patan Tour present excursions to historically significant sites in the old cities of Nepal.
Driving to Bhaktapur at around 10 in the morning, you would be sight-seeing around the palace and the courtyard the whole of the afternoon and will return back from the trip at 4. At Bhaktapur, the trip ensures you the observation of the 55-Window Palace, get to look at a variance of Thanka and Buddhist paintings which are elaborately painted and are rich in colors and their symposium of integrated tincture. The arts at the temples and the sculptures that are displayed on the walls of the temples are detailed by carvings and really shines luminously at the work that has been put into it. Walking around the community mostly inhabited by Newar people, you will also get the chance to experience the traditions and cultures of the people in close proximity. The Newar communities at Bhaktapur are one of the oldest known communities that exist at the area and their influences and their practices are very clearly immortalized at the various eruption of domestic life all around the city. This adds even more authenticity to the tour because excursing around the old city with the influence of the local people and their practices really does reminds you of how life must have been like there during the medieval times. Bhaktapur, along with Patan and the capital as well, have managed to still capture and hold on to the essence of old royal days even in the midst of modernization, and it is utterly enthralling to look at. Visiting the Dattatreya Square and the Nyatpol Temple, you would be looking at the embodiment of religious ambiances in those places of worship.
Patan, rightly famous as “The City Of Arts”, you will come across many more temples and old structures that lets you have a go at experiencing beguiling Nepali competence. The Patan museum has a wide array of displays that depict premium Newari art. The city also holds a mélange of Hindu and Buddhist shrines and significant quiddities throughout its perimeters.
During the Bhaktapur Patan Tour, half a day in Bhaktapur and another at Patan seems inadequate to visit the highlights of the cities. Escape Himalaya helps you go with the Bhaktapur Patan Tour where you shall be accompanied by veteran guides to get the knowledge of these major cities in the most comfortable way and to the fullest extent. So come join us in this wonderful sightseeing adventure, where you will have the chance to have a taste of Nepali ingenuity. You can also opt for our Kathmandu Day Tour as well.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square
Bhaktapur city actually covers an area of five square kilometers. The word ‘Bhaktapur’ literally means “the Town of Devotees”. The city was originated on the monarchial ruling days of King Anand Dev in 889 AD. It is a lovely place to walk as the paved lanes are full of temples with pleasing carvings, squares, courtyards, wells and more. Particularly, the 55-Window Palace, The National Art Gallery, The Golden Gate, the Taleju Temple, and the big bell are some of the highlights of Bhaktapur Durbar Square
Patan Durbar Square
Patan is situated on beautiful little flat terrain transversely through the holy river of Bagmati and it lies 7km south-east of Kathmandu. Patan city was founded by King Veera Dev in the 3rd century AD. The most significant places in Patan are the Golden Gate, the Golden Window, the famous Krishna temple with the striking interludes of traditional crafts, Sundari Chowk, the Taleju Temple, the Char Narayan temple and the Viswa Nath Temple scattered in the Patan Durbar Square are the supreme examples of the exceptional architectures the city possesses. The holy place of Bhimsen with the wonderful golden balcony and many more shrines and sculptures are sure to allure you during the trip.
- Guided sightseeing tours including entrance fees,
- Tour guide and private vehicle
- Yours Meals
- Tip for tour guide/driver