Madhyapur Thimi is a municipality in the Bagmati Zone of central Nepal, located in the Bhaktapur District. In the Kathmandu Valley, Madhyapur Thimi is located between Kathmandu, Lalitpur, and Bhaktapur. It is one of the ancient, cultural, and historical sites along the Bhaktapur-Kathmandu trade route. This city, like other old cities, is built on elevated soil, and hence requires a hike to reach it. Madhyapur Thimi is divided into 17 administrative wards and covers a total area of 2 sq. kilometers.
Madhyapur Thimi‘s history may be traced back to the Katmandu Valley’s golden age, the Malla period, when the medieval Newar civilization flourished. The magnificent arts and crafts of the Malla period are still part of Madhyapur Thimi‘s live culture today. The practice of creating temples and statues in the town dates back to the 7th century, according to inscriptions. Madhyapur Thimi has something for everyone, from the most discerning and experienced traveler to the first-time visitor. From Terracotta Ceramics and Sculptures to Paper Mache and Clay Masks, Puppets and Traditional hand woven clothing, the country’s religious buildings and temples are unusually intricate. Madhyapur Thimi is a must-see for everyone interested in learning about Nepal’s finest traditional crafts and rich cultural history.