BHAKTAPUR DURBAR SQUARE

Bhaktapur Durbar Square
Introduction: - Situated at an altitude of 1401m Bhaktapur covers an area of four square miles. 'Bhakta' means 'devotees' and 'Pur' means 'city' so, Bhaktapur means city of devotees. Devotees still remain a medieval charm and visitors to this ancient town are treated to myriad wonders of cultural and artistic achievements. The past glory of the Mall rules continues to be reflected at the Durbar square.

Main Attractions of Durbar Square:
The Golden Gate: It is the main entrance to the main courtyard of the 55 windows palace.
The Big Bell: There is a bronze bell on the terrace of the stone temple of Bastala Devi , it is also known as 'Bell of the Barking dogs'
The national art Gallery: It contains ancients and medieval paintings belonging to Hindu and Buddhists schools depicting tantrism of various periods and also the descriptions.
Dattatraya Square: The Square takes it name from the Dattatraya temple. The square is famous for ornate Monasteries known as Maths
Bhairavnath Temple: This temple was first built as a one-storey pagoda but was later changed into a tree storey temple in this by king Bhupatindra Malla.
Nyatapole Temple: This five storey pagoda was built in 1702 Ad by King Bhupatindra Malla.

Changu Narayan Temple
Introduction: - Changu Narayan is among one of the most important monuments of the Kathmandu valley. Situated 18 km east of Kathmandu city and standing 1541 meters above the sea level, this monument is significant from religious cultural hi
storical archeological viewpoints. The site is termed with different names such as Champakaranya, Dolashiker and Dolaparuat, but it is famous with the name of Changunarayan. This site was built by king Haridutta Verma in 325 AD. The lord residing in this place is worshipped by th
e Hindus as Garuda Narayan. This temple is one of the glories examples of the splendors of the golden days of Lichhavis.

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