Slideshow: Bhaktapur, Nepal

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Situated 12 kilometers east of Nepal’s capital Kathmandu is Bhaktapur, the third largest city in Kathmandu Valley and the capital of Nepal during the great Malla Kingdom that lasted up to the second half of the 15th century. It is known for its elaborate temples, elegant art, fabulous culture and festivals, traditional dances and indigenous lifestyle of Newari community. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bhaktapur has three ancient squares that house some of the oldest and mesmerizing temples of Nepal – Dattatraya Square, Taumadhi Square and Bhaktapur Durbar Square.

Images are taken using Nikon D60

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