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Bhaktapur, also known as Bhadgaon, means 'city of rice' in Nepali and is one of the main cities of the Kathmandu Valley region in Nepal. It can easily be reached by car or bus from Kathmandu and it is worth staying a night to soak up the atmosphere in the early hours and evening when most tourists have moved on.

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  • Calcutta- Kathmandu?!?!?
    If you're going to Kathmandu, make sure you visit Bhaktapur. It a city close to Kathmandu and it's part of the UNESCO Heritage program. It feels like some sort of medieval city and they are not allowed to build any new buildings, just renovate the existing ones. It's brilliant, lots of interesting shops ...

  • Shanti Jatra Full Moon Festival in Nepal, anyone?
    This will be my first time to Nepal too. A group of us (my husband and some other friends - we're all 27 yrs :-)) are heading there specifically for the festival actually. It's a 3-day psy-trance music fest up in the hills in Nagarkot in the district of Bhaktapur (been doing my research). And most ...

  • asia trip - please give me your opinion
    by train varanasi >> lumbini (nepal) NEPAL (35 days) lumbini >> kathmandu >> bhaktapur >> everest trail ...

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