Bhaktapur Durbar Square | World Heritage Sites Nepal

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Located about 20 km east of Kathmandu in the Kathmandu Valley, Bhaktapur is known as the 'City of Devotees', the 'City of Culture', the 'Living Heritage', and 'Nepal's Cultural Gem'. It is one of the 3 royal cities in the Kathmandu Valley. The others are Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, and Patan. Bhaktapur is filled with monuments, most terra-cotta with carved wood columns, palaces and temples with elaborate carvings, gilded roofs, open courtyards. The city is dotted with pagodas and religious shrines. Lying along the ancient trade route between India and Tibet, Bhaktapur is surrounded by mountains and provides a magnificent view of the Himalayas.

Bhaktapur Durbar Square
Bhaktapur Durbar Square
Nepal has a significant number of world heritage sites within and outside the Kathmandu valley. Which are Kathmandu valley,Chitwan National Park,Lumbini (Birth place of Lord Buddha ) and Sagarmatha National Park.

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