Bhaktapur: City of Newars and city of Temples and lake

A freshwater lake in the Bhaktapur of Nepal, it is the most visited spot in the country. It is kept in check by the help of a Dam and is fed by a river stream, making it somewhat a mixture of man-made and natural freshwater lake.

The second largest lake in the country, it is extremely famous for the natural beauty, the Barahi Temple which is based on an island in the lake, and the mirror-like reflections of the Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Machhapuchhre in its waters.

Location- Bhaktapur, Nepal

Entry- Free

Best time- October

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is bhaktapur located?

It is an ancient Newa city of Nepal, located 8 miles (13 km) from the capital city, Kathmandu.

What is Bhaktapur famous for?

Bhaktapur is an ancient city and is renowned for its elegant art, fabulous culture, colorful festivals, traditional dances and indigenous lifestyle of Newari community.

How old is Bhaktapur?

It is beleived that Bhaktapur was ruled by Lichhavi kings which is around in 18th century.

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