55 Window Palace, Bhaktapur

#4 of 12 in Historic Sites in Bhaktapur
Historic Site · Tourist Spot
Admire the impressive and ornate woodwork of 55 Window Palace, a magnificant 15th century brick structure built in the era of King Yaksha Malla. Remodelled in the 17th century by King Bhupatindra Malla, the palace's design is worth paying attention to. Admire the ornate craftsmanship and intricately carved columns, flowers, deities and of course, the true show stoppers-- 55 different peacock patterns for each huge window. Plenty of restaurants and cafe bars can be found nearby. Arrange your visit to 55 Window Palace and discover more family-friendly attractions in Bhaktapur using our Bhaktapur day trip planning site.
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  • wow what a impressive design and carving. Literally I amazed by the carving and love the fine art design.  more »
  • The 55 windows, made of black lacquered sandalwood, were very intricate considering the palace was completed in 1754 during the reign of King Malla. Above the Golden Gate were 2 famous figures...  more »
  • 55 Window Palace was built by Malla king Bhupatindra Malla for his 55 wives.
  • Peacful and historic place.

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