Three Ancient Historical Durbar Square Of Kathmandu

January 15, 2019
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Three Ancient Historical Durbar Square Of Kathmandu

When you travel to Nepal. The First step you will choose to stay in Thamel. Before starting your trek or After completing your trek it is best option to make sightseeing in an ancient Temple and Durbar square of the Kathmandu city. In Kathmandu valley, you get three different old Durbar Square. They are Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, and Bhaktapur Durbar Square.

Kathmandu Durbar Square

Kathmandu Durbar Square
Kathmandu Durbar Square

This Kathmandu Durbar Square is just 20 min walking distance from the Thamel. The real name is Basantapur and also Local people call it as Hanuman Dhoka. This ancient historical Kathmandu Durbar square was built by the Malla King. To visit in this Durbar square all the tourist have to buy entrance ticket which is cost 10$ per person. The main entrance of the Kathmandu Durbar square is Call Hanuman Dhoka. When you enter into the Durbar square you will see different chowk. Chowk means the courtyards.  You can Nasal Chowk, Pach Mukhi Hanuman Mandir, Lohan Chowk, Mul Chowk,Taluju Mandir, Tribhuwan Muesum, Basantapur Tower etc. At the Southern end of the Durbar Square there is the Kumari Chock. Where you can see the living god Kumari. At the southwestern end, there is the old Building call Kasthamandap. The local People believe that this Building was built by a single tree. And the name Kathmandu is Originated from this Palace Kasthamandap. The Strongest God Kaal Bhairav, Sweta Bhairav is another impressive thing to see here.

Patan Durbar Square

Patan Durbar Square
Patan Durbar Square

Patan Durbar Square is Just 8km from the Thamel. Patan Durbar Square is well known as the city of arts. To visit inside the Durbar square you need to buy an Entrance ticket. It has cost 10$. When you get into the Durbar square you can see many ancient chowk and Temple there. Inside Durbar Square there is Sundari Chowk. In that Sundari  Chowk can see Tusha Hiti, Bhandarkhal Temple. Also, Mul Chowk, Taleju Bhawani Mandir, Patan Muesum, Krsihna Mandir is also Impressive things to see.

Bhaktapur  Durbar Square

Bhaktapur Darbar Square
Bhaktapur Darbar Square

It is half an hour drives from the Thamel. Bhaktapur Durbar Square is well known for “ City for Devotees “. To get into the Durbar Square you need to buy an entrance fee that is cost 15$ per person. What you can see in Bhaktapur Durbar Square is The Golden Gate ( Sun Dhoka ), The Palace of 55 Window, National Art Museum,  Chyasin Mandap, Siddhi Lakshmi Mandir, Kumari Chock, Pottery Place all these are an impressive point to see in Bhakatapur.

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