The city of Bhaktapur 7km east of Katmandu is a quieter city than Katmandu, and its attractions as interesting as the Nepalese capital. Bhaktapur was once the capital of a kingdom that split into three. The city is the subject of a day visit by most tourists, and if you spend a night there, you will quickly realize the privilege of being almost on your own in this city that has so much to do for you. discover. Here you can spend weeks visiting every neighborhood and every temple. Local life is more authentic and you will be delighted to see a local festival, including the famous Nepalese New Year, the Bisket Jatra, which takes place around mid-April each year and lasts for a week.