The Palace of Fifty-Five Windows is one of the most beautiful architectural features of the durbar square.This Palace lies 14 kilometers east of Kathmandu.This palace is named the Palace of Fifty-Five Windows because it has fifty-five carved wooden windows on its facade.
Furthermore, it is one of the famous Bhaktapur or Bhadgaon meaning the city of devotee, Bhaktapur is also known for it’s pottery and weaving. Bhaktapur is the most charming and the best preserved of the valley three cities. The intricately carved temples, alleyways and timeless atmosphere of this place is simply intriguing.
Moreover, the major sightseeing places in Bhaktapur include Durbar Square, the Golden Gate, Palace of 55 windows.This 55 Palace was built during the reign of the Malla King Bhupatindra Malla who ruled from 1696 to 1722 AD and was not complete untill 1754 AD during the reign of his son Ranjit Malla.who was the last of the Bhaktapur Malla kings. Today the 55 Window Palace still stands as Bhaktapur’s Royal Palace on ceremonial occasions.
Another remarkable feature of this palace is the main entrance gate, called “The Golden Gate”. King Jayastithi Malla later added this gate to the palace in the early eighteenth century. This gate is decorated by gold plated embossed metal work . At last, Many tourists attraction is toward the Palace of Fifty-five Windows.