A total of 264,542 tourists visited Bhaktapur district in 2013.
According to the Bhaktapur Municipality, 118,081 tourists from SAARC countries and 146,461 tourists from other countries visited the district.
The number of tourists visiting the district has increased by 5 percent in 2013 in comparison to 2012.
Chief at the Bhaktapur Municipality Tourism Information Centre, Damodar Suwal, said that a total of 252,261 tourists had visited the district in 2012.
The Bhaktapur Municipality had collected Rs 172.915 million from tourists from entry fee in 2013, he added.
The Municipality has fixed Rs 100 entry fee for a tourist from the SAARC countries and Rs 1,100 for the tourists from other countries.