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Meaning of ‘Bhaktapur’

In general, the district is known as ‘Bhaktapur.’Khwopa (Khwapa) is how the Newars refer to it. Khwopring, Bhaktapur‘s earliest non-Sanskrit name, was its previous form. Khwopring as a name prevailed even before the introduction of the Lichchhavies i.e. in the Kirat Period.Khopring, the old name for what is now Bhaktapur, was first recorded as ‘Khopringgrampradesha’ in an inscription erected in …

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What is the best way to get from Nagarkot to Bhaktapur?

Nagarkot is a wonderful spot to retreat, but it has remained in the shadows since few people know how to get there from Bhaktapur . The distance between Bhaktapur and Nagarkot is 12 kilometers, and it is located to the northeast of Bhaktapur . Nagarkot and Bhaktapur  are connected via the Araniko Highway. Nagarkot can be reached in a variety of ways. Nagarkot …

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IN BHAKTAPUR THINGS TO DO

With the gorgeous monuments, you can take some shots. Simply sit back and relax on the Pati while speaking with your pals. Don’t miss out on the famed Ju:Ju Dhau (King Curd-Yogurt), Kulfi, Tornado Potato, Paun (Titaura),Lashi and from Bhaktapur. Purchase Bhadgaunle Topi,Nepali paper Goods, Pashmina Shawls, Woodwork Sculptures, Woolen Items, Pottery Goods and stunning artworks as keepsakes. In local …

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Gwarcha

The Newar community  are noted for having a diverse range of cultures, civilizations, artefacts, and cuisines. About 200 different foods are prepared by the Newar community. Gwarcha is one of them. Gwarcha is a wheat bread dish its pure veg. dumpling soup. It’s a dish made with lentils, milk, or water, depending on personal preference. Gwarcha is regarded as a …

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Bhalbhal Ashtami-Bhagasti

A ‘lifeline’ of Navadurga Dev Gana of Bhaktapur is coming to an end on Ashar Krishna Ashtami, i.e. Wednesday, after nearly 11 months of cultural exhibition. The Navdurga Dev Gana ‘s mask is set to be immersed in Brahmayani, completing this year’s Navadurga Dev Gana  dance. On the day of Ghantakarna Chaturdashi, the deities are said to enter the mask worn by Navadurga Dev Gana  Simultaneously, the crowned believer is said to possess superhuman abilities. The Navadurga …

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Ashar 15

The day when the crop planting season officially begins is known as Ashar 15 or the fifteenth of Ashar. For every Nepali, the month of Ashar (June-July) holds special significance since it is the time of year when farmers plant new rice seedlings in their paddies in order to grow quintals of rice from kilograms. Farmers from all over Nepal arrive in their muddy, damp fields with a renewed …

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Bhaktapur Historical context

  Three hundred years ago, the Kathmandu Valley was divided into three distinct kingdoms — Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur – with a total territory of less than 200 square miles. They were all affluent, well-governed, and culturally sophisticated. Each had great land for agriculture, abundant natural water, native clay for brickmaking, and rough surrounding hills to keep intruders at bay. …

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Entrance Tickets for Bhaktapur City

The only way to get into core Bhaktapur city is to need buy a ticket at the main gate along other entrance counter around Bhaktapur. For foreigners, it costs NRP 1500. (NPR 500 if you are from a SAARC country). This entry ticket will be extended for up to one week without charge if you produce your passport. A licensed …

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Bhaktapur

As a true explorer, you should seek out the countless mind-blowing locations in near Bhaktapur . Apart from us, Bhaktapur boasts a plethora of tourist attractions and places to explore, all of which are sublime in their own right and deserving of your time. Many Nepalis refer to the city as Bhadgaon (pronounced bud-gown) or Khwapa, which means City of …

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Hike Route to Pilot Baba Ashram

Take a bus to Surya Binayak from the Ratna Park Bus Stop. Doleshwor Mahadev Bus Stop is where you should get off. From here, head south and continue your journey on the asphalt-paved road. This portion of the path is rather congested, with vehicles taking up the majority of the road. After walking for about 1.0km, you’ll come to a …

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5 Best Picnic Spots in BHAKTAPUR

Picnics are a great way to get away from the rush and bustle of city life. When I think of picnics, I get nostalgic and remember them from my childhood. It recall days spent sprinting through lush fields and consuming copious amounts of food! This blog seeks to provide you a quick overview of some of the best picnic sites …

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Mandalic Bhaktapur

Symbolically idealized shape A yantra with the 9 Mandalic Goddesses portrayed at the 8 compass points and in the center, drawn by a Bhaktapur Brahman of Bhaktapur. In the map, the true physical location of the nine goddesses is shown. Here, two overlapping triangles indicate the relationship of opposites, masculine and female principles, which are merged in a point in …

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What Is The Best Way To Get From Kathmandu To Bhaktapur?

Bhaktapur buses depart from Ratna Park and Bagbazar Bus Stand in Kathmandu and Lagankhel Bus Park in Patan. Because local buses stop more frequently than taxis or private cars, they take longer, although they follow the same route and are subject to the same traffic circumstances. The trip should take roughly one hour. Kathmandu Bhaktapur Via Taxi Cost: Rs 900 …

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The Mallas’ Demise

Yakshya Malla partitioned his realm into three kingdoms before his death: Kantipur (Kathmandu),Lalitpur (Patan) and Bhaktapur(Bhadgaun). As a result, rivalry and bitter feuds arose, which were sometimes resolved with the assistance of outsiders. The traditional adage, “United we stand, divided we fall,” was disregarded. King Prithvi Narayan Shah, the monarch of Gorkha, a kingdom to the north of Kathmandu, declared …

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Top Nagarkot Attractions

Nagarkot, nestled in the midst of snow-capped mountains, is a tranquil haven. If you enjoy adventure, on the other hand, you will never be disappointed. For guests, the tranquility of the location is a pleasant intoxication. The views of Mount Everest and the Himalayas in general are the attractions of this location. Is there anything else we can do in …

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Ghyampe Danda

Ghyampe Danda, located at Bhaktapur district, is a beautiful place to explore. Though it is not very popular route, it can be reached via short hike or even via road. For the nature lovers, it is a perfect place to enjoy the serenity of the forest located around. On the way to Ghyampe Danda, one can also visit Pilot Baba Ashram and Somnath Temple. The Ashram also gives a …

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Bhaktapur Travel Guide

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Namaste Bhaktapur.com | Bhaktapur 1st Travel Portal .A complete Bhaktapur Travel Information and Travel Guide Get more than just another traveler when you on www.namastebhaktapur.com.

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Time to Explore!

Taumadhi square (Ta:Maari) is one of the four squares which is located next to Bhaktapur Durbar Square. In this square stands the beautiful two major temples to the north Nyatapola Temple which is one of the tallest temple in Nepal and east Bhairabnath Temple . There are many other structures beautifully architecture of stone and carvings of wood work. This square is very popular …

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Biska: Jatra

BISKA: JATRA (10-April 2022 to 18-April 2022) The emergence of the Biska: Festival landmarks the cultural ecstasy in Bhaktapur. Prominently observed on the advent of spring it is a festival of human emotions. The human emotions are symbolically depicted on multiple aspects of the festival at large. The folk-lore as it tells about the slaughtering of a pair of snakes …

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Sindur Jatra Madhyapur Thimi

Biska: Jatra(Bisket Festival)- At Thimi Madhyapur Thimi ‘Biska Jatra’ observed in Thimi as ‘Sindoor Jatra’ (Vermilion Powder Festival) is one of the most spectacular festivals of Thimi and is absolutely different than the ‘Biska:’ observed in proper Bhaktapur.   ‘Sindoor Jatra’ celebrated according to Vikram Era-on Nepali New Year holds special importance for the local community. Thousands of people gather with …

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