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Kathmandu Durbar Square

Kathmandu Durbar Square , also known as Hanuman Dhoka square is one of the major attractions in Kathmandu Valley.This massive complex is home to palaces, temples and courtyards.The major festivals include Indrajatra, Dashain, Gaaijatra, Machchhindra-nath jatra ets. These are the occasion when the people from all over the city gather here to mark their centuries old traditions. Originally a community hall, Kasthamandapa eventually became a temple dedicated to Gorakhnath. It is named after this temple.This temple is one of the major tourist attractions too. The Durbar Square is actually made up of two sub-areas. The outer complex is renowned for numerous interesting temples as Kumari Ghar , Kasthamandap , Shiv-Parbati Temple, Jagannath Temple, Big Bell while the inner complex comprises the old palace area ,Hanuman-dhoka and its courtyards as Nasal Choke ,Mul Choke ,Sundari Choke, Basantapur Durbar and other. The carving and architecture in this area are exceptionally fine which make the architecture in this Hanuman-dhoka Durbar square among the most important sights for travelers to see.They are built in the pagoda style embellished with intricately carved exteriors as well as . The whole complex is also known as Kathmandu Durbar Square ,which is Located at the heart of ancient city . It is srounding both Hindu and Buddhist temple. the buildings we see here date from 15th to 18th century . At the southern end of the Durbar Square there is the Kumari Chowk.The living Goddess, Kumari, is a young girl who is chosen from the Shakya community through an ancient and mystical selection process to become the human incarnation of Hindu Goddess, Taleju.You would be able to see a Kumari House, where the Living Goddess of Nepal resides. The another attraction you would see is the Manju Deval. This triple story temple is dedicated to the god Shiva and was constructed in 1692.Another interesting religious site to see is Kasthamandap. According to legend this structure was built using wood from a single tree.

Opening Hours: 6:00-19:00
Entrance Ticket: Rs 750
Address: Ganga Path,Kathmandu
Duration: 1-2hours

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