Pottery Square

The famous Pottery Square in Nepal which is located to the east of Dattatreya temple and the square. In this place, the traditional way of life is still going on. It is said that the place is the oldest pottery square. There is another pottery square in the south of Bhaktapur Darbar Square. When the sun is shining brightly, you can see a mix of grey and brownish red clay pots filling the open brick courtyard all arranged according to their designs or purpose.

Just a little walk south from Bhaktapur durbar through narrow yet artistic alleys with traditional houses. The main attraction of pottery square is the daily life of potters of the Bhaktapur and the process of making the pots. This square is the residential area for the Newari potter who manually makes the clay pots and sells them. You can also buy different types of decorations made from clay from one of the shops selling these clay pots. The different generation and members of the family have their set of tasks they carry around the shop and while making potteries. Just sit and watch how a mud turns into beautiful pots when made by experts using traditional methods.

Attractions in Pottery Square:

You can watch the potters doing their work.

You can also make a pot is interested but you have to pay a little bit of money.

Activities in Pottery Square:

How To Get There:

Same instructions as to get to Bhaktapur Durbar square.