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55 Window Palace, Bhaktapur
(4.4/5 based on 90+ reviews on the web)
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. With our world travel planner, Bhaktapur attractions like 55 Window Palace can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • It is a part of the former Royal Palace is located on the Center, historic town of Bhaktapur on the outskirts of Kathmandu Durbar square. There are lots of Windows in 3 low-rise buildings, 55 (including entrance) for the number. It has fine sculptures in the window, and seeing there.
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  • This palace is only accessible on the outside but it is really quite a masterpiece. Luckily the most recent earthquake didn't damage it too much. We enjoyed its location next to the Golden Arch. 
  • This palace is in the main square in Bhaktapur and it outside is outstanding with the additional plus that has not been damaged by the 2015 square too much. Inside it has some areas that are only alou...  more »