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Peacock Window in Bhaktapur

Peacock Window in Bhaktapur Nepal

The unique Peacock Window in Bhaktapur Nepal

 
     
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The Peacock Window is a 15th century window built in Bhaktapur Nepal. Commonly referred to as the "Mona Lisa" of Nepal is it one of the countries most precious art works. It consists several small bird carvings with a large intricately decorated peacock carving in the center with tail feathers that form a lattice window.

The Peacock Window is still in use today along the Pujari Math building which has several other wood carvings build into it.The building also houses a woodcarving museum with other splendid Nepalese woodcrafts on display

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