The cultural charm of Nepal

Known as the ‘City of Devotees’, Bhaktapur is one of the three royal cities of the Kathmandu Valley. Gulf News reader B. Venugopal took these pictures of the Bisket Jatra, on Nepalese New Year.

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16:43 March 15, 2017
Venugopal said: ‘The most spectacular event at Durbar Square is a huge tug-of-war between the eastern and western parts of town to determine who will be blessed with good fortune in the year ahead.’
Image by: Zarina Fernandes/ Gulf News
Compiled by: Shreeja Nair, Senior Web Editor