Taumadhi Square, Bhaktapur

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Examples of intricate traditional temple architecture encircle Taumadhi Square, a large plaza in Bhaktapur. The Nyatapola temple to Siddhi Laxmi, goddess of female creativity and power, dominates the square. Nepali King Bhupatindra Malla oversaw the construction of this five-tiered wooden building (Nepal's tallest pagoda temple), completed in 1702. Other impressive temples, including the intricate Bhairavnath temple to Bhairab, abut the plaza. Afterwards, wander over to the nearby area where potters create and sell earthenware crafts. With our online itinerary creator, Bhaktapur attractions like Taumadhi Square 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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  • This is a magnificent 5 storey temple, which, despite surrounding devastation is still easily accessible to walk around.the workmanship is good and this is an unmissable building of quality.  more »
  • It is nice place to visit. The 5 storeys temple is the main attraction over there. Good hotels and restaurants are also available here.  more »
  • This is located in bhaktapur darbar square and is famous for having one of the tallest temple in Nepal,will take around an hour to complete it and needs more walking.  more »

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Peaceful and less crowded than Kathmandu, Bhaktapur lies close to the international airport, making it a good base for a Nepal vacation. You'll need to pay for a ticket to enter the city, but the proceeds from foreigners' visits help with reconstruction and restoration of Bhaktapur's countless historic buildings. Choose from a variety of accommodation options, most of them cozy, family-run guesthouses and inns situated in traditional buildings with modern amenities. Since vehicles are prohibited in Bhaktapur, plan to explore the tranquil town on foot. Fortunately, most of the hotels and guesthouses cluster around the historic center.
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