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Bhaktapur Destination Guide

Explore Bhaktapur in Nepal.

Bhaktapur in the region of Central Region is a place in Nepal - some 7 mi (or 11 km) East of Kathmandu, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Bhaktapur

Current time in Bhaktapur is now 07:19 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kathmandu" with an UTC offset of 5.75 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Rajshahi, Patna, Zham, Shigatse, Luobuqiongzi or Zuobude. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Thimi, Sankhu, Bhaktapur, Baudhatinchule, Baneswar and Kankrabari Dovan. We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

26°C / 78 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Evening Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Night Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 72%
Air Pressure 900.5 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 1 km/h (1 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 68% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Sunday, 23rd of September 2018
Moderate rain, calm, scattered clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 27°C (81 °F)
Night: 20°C (67 °F)
Monday, 24th of September 2018
Sky is clear, calm, few clouds.
Sky is clear Day: 18°C (65 °F)
Night: 12°C (53 °F)
Tuesday, 25th of September 2018
Light rain, calm, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 18°C (65 °F)
Night: 13°C (55 °F)


What's Bhaktapur Like?

04:23 min ( January 09, 2012 by Grahame Lockey)
Views: 424 - Rating: 5/5

This video rewards several viewings: spot the shaver discreetly dropping his gunk at 0:53; the Nepalese James Bond wannabe at 1:58; the potter moving his eyes to the music at 2:08 (my favourite) and t...

Bisket Jatra (new Year) Festival in Bhak...

03:23 min ( June 18, 2012 by Barbara Weibel)
Views: 1,124 - Rating: 0/5

At least one person dies each year at the Bisket Jatra Festival (Nepali New Year) in Bhaktapur, Nepal. This year, I was nearly one of them. Bisket Jatra is celebrated over nine days in mid-April in th...

Kathmandu Valley Nybridge's photos aroun...

02:23 min ( December 21, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 986 - Rating: 0/5

Preview of Nybridge's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these vide...

Bhaktapur Nepal and surroundings travel...

02:40 min ( November 16, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW)
Views: 371 - Rating: 0/5 - Tour of Bhaktapur, Nepal created at TripWow by TravelPod (a TripAdvisor company) TripAdvisor TripWow Slideshow of Bhaktapur by TravelPod. Cities visited on this trip: - Bhakt...

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Upcomming Local Events

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Annapurna Base Camp Trek

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Arjun Vagale

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Ash Roy

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Everest Base Camp And Kathmandu For Education

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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Seedstars Kathmandu

Beginning: 04:00 pm (16:00).
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Intro To High Altitude Climbing -Naya Kanga

Beginning: 05:00 pm (17:00).
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Asian Hemp Summit: Kathmandu 2019

Beginning: 09:00 pm (21:00).
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2019 Everest Marathon Tour

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Interesting facts about this location

Bhaktapur District

Bhaktapur district, located in the eastern part of Kathmandu valley, is the smallest among the seventy-five districts of Nepal. The district, with Bhaktapur as its district headquarters, covers an area of 119 km² and had a population (2001) of 225,461. The district population was 304,651 in 2011 census, with 9,701 people absent (mostly work abroad).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 27.67, 85.43 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Bhaktapur District

Bhatgaon, Nepal

Bhaktapur is a town in the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal about eight miles from the capital city, Kathmandu. The name means "City of Devotees" in Sanskrit. It is called Khwapa in Nepal Bhasa and is also colloquially known as Bhatgaon. Bhaktapur was the largest of the 3 Newar kingdoms of the Kathmandu Valley. It has a population of about 300,000, of which the vast majority are still Newars.

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Located at 27.67, 85.43 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Newar, Populated places in Nepal

Changu Narayan

The ancient temple of Changu Narayana is located on a high hilltop that is also known as Changu or Dolagiri. The temple is surrounded by forest with champak tree and a small village, known as Changu Village. The temple is located in Changu VDC of Bhaktapur District, Nepal. This hill is about 8 miles east of Kathmandu and a few miles north of Bhaktapur. The Manahara River flows beside the hill. This shrine is dedicated to Lord Visnu and held in especial reverence by the Hindu people.

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Located at 27.67, 85.43 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Hindu temples in Nepal, Nepalese culture, Newar, World Heritage Sites in Nepal

Kantipur Television Network

Kantipur Television, popularly known as KTV, is a private television station based in Kathmandu, Nepal. Launched in July 2003, KTV is licensed for terrestrial and satellite transmission, and owned by Kantipur Publication. This publication house has a number of other notable publications such as The Kathmandu Post, and Kantipur Daily. Kantipur Publication's head office is located in Tinkune where two effigies stand.

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Located at 27.67, 85.43 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Television channels in Nepal


Boudhanath (also called Boudha, Bouddhanath or Baudhanath or the Khāsa Caitya) is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Kathmandu, Nepal. It is known as Khāsti in Nepal Bhasa Jyarung Khasyor in Tamang language or as Bauddha by modern speakers of Nepali. Located about 11 km from the center and northeastern outskirts of Kathmandu, the stupa's massive mandala makes it one of the largest spherical stupas in Nepal. The Buddhist stupa of Boudhanath dominates the skyline.

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Located at 27.67, 85.43 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Buddhist pilgrimages, Buddhist temples in Nepal, Stupas, World Heritage Sites in Nepal