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55 Window Palace, Bhaktapur

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Admire the impressive and ornate woodwork of 55 Window Palace, a magnificant 15th century brick structure built in the era of King Yaksha Malla. Remodelled in the 17th century by King Bhupatindra Malla, the palace's design is worth paying attention to. Admire the ornate craftsmanship and intricately carved columns, flowers, deities and of course, the true show stoppers-- 55 different peacock patterns for each huge window. Plenty of restaurants and cafe bars can be found nearby. Arrange your visit to 55 Window Palace and discover more family-friendly attractions in Bhaktapur using our Bhaktapur day trip planning site.
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  • The Palace with the 55 windows shows how intricate and unique this palace showcase. Beautiful palace to view. Very impressive and worth to visit while in Nepal. 
    The Palace with the 55 windows shows how intricate and unique this palace showcase. Beautiful palace to view. Very impressive and worth to visit while in Nepal.  more »
  • We did not visit the palace but walked around. The wood carvings are exquisite and could get one to create a photobook on its own! 
    We did not visit the palace but walked around. The wood carvings are exquisite and could get one to create a photobook on its own!  more »
  • wow what a impressive design and carving. Literally I amazed by the carving and love the fine art design. 
    wow what a impressive design and carving. Literally I amazed by the carving and love the fine art design.  more »
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  • Beautiful ancient and historic place. Bhakatapur is rich in art, culture, monuments, foods etc. We can visit with friends and family and enjoy. The place is clean although it is crowned in holidays.
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  • As the name itself suggests, the palace has 55 windows lying serially. The architecture of the palace showcases the rich Newa architecture of Nepal. The palace is one of the major attractions of Bhaktapur Durbar Square.
  • The 55 window palace is a dominant building down the left side of Bhaktapur's Durbar Square. It has fifty-five windows, in one of which there is a small pane of glass, presented to him by a man from the plains of India. The Palace of Fifty-Five Windows is one of the most beautiful architectural features of the durbar square. The Palace of Fifty-Five Windows is one of the most beautiful architectural features of the durbar square.
  • Witness of excellent wooden carving skill of malla period n reflect the culture of ancient Nepal

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