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Address: Nuwakot Palace, Nuwakot, Nepal
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Nuwakot Durbar is a famous place located in a historic District of Nepal,...

Nuwakot Durbar is a famous place located in a historic District of Nepal, Nuwakot which was built by the great king Prithvi Narayan Shah. Prithivi Narayan becomes first Shah King of Nuwakot when he won over Nuwakot in 1801 BS. In that time, Nepal country differed into 22 States and 24 states. Nuwakot States would belong into 22 States. When King Prithvi Narayan Shan started to unify the Country. Then he first fought with Nuwakot District and win it. Before the winning of Prithvi Narayan Shah. The King of Nuwakot was Kulmandan Khan.

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The district contains places of historical significance such as Nuwakot 7-storey old palace located at the top of hill n

The King of Nuwakot was Kulmandan Khan. The historical palace area of Nuwakot located at 76 km far west-north of Kathmandu has been regarded as an important place since ancient... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Kathmandu, Nepal
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Kathmandu, Nepal
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The King of Nuwakot was Kulmandan Khan. The historical palace area of Nuwakot located at 76 km far west-north of Kathmandu has been regarded as an important place since ancient time. Before 1744 AD, nepal was devided into numerous tiny States

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Paris, France
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

Nuwakot Durbar, the former palace of King Prithvi Narayan Shah holds a historical and emotional value of Nepal as he is the first king of united Nepal. Situated near the Trishuli Bazzar, this seven story palace of Nuwakot is now a destination for all the domestic and foreign tourists to trackback the Nepalease history as well as to explore the... More 

1 Thank jaynamestenepal
New Delhi,India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This palace was evocative of King Prithvi Narain Shah and how he must have united Nepal . Charming , absorbing place

2 Thank Honeygatherer
Kathmandu, Nepal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Even though the buildings have fallen, partially fallen or are propped up it is still a place to see. The houses are gone and people are living in tin sheds - this is sad to see.

Thank Kciff
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Reviewed 17 May 2016

Nice place to spend the afternoon and watch the sunset across the horizon, over the hills of the Bidur as the water snake down below. See the old temples and what the earthquake has done to the Durbar and marvel at the history of the place.

Thank D B
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Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

Manoram farm stay is idelly located in central bagmati zone nuwakot devighat 7 2hours from kathmandu valley

Thank Manoram S
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

Stunning views from the top. Due to the earthquake it has been badly affected but still it has a charm of its own. Peaceful and very relaxing. Must go by trekking up the hill, makes it worth it.

Thank MerylColaco
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2015

The Durbar has been badly damaged by the earthquake and it will take some time before the buildings are repaired.

1 Thank Tony M
Kathmandu, Nepal
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

The architectural design and the idols in and around the Nuwakot durbar is amazing to watch out for. Don't miss it just go for it.

1 Thank 7NRG
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 April 2015

I loved wandering around the village though we couldn't go in to the Palace as it was closed the time we were there. Lots of photo opportunities..not sure about a Dashain ( autumn time) visit as the post for animal sacrifice was there. Otherwise views down to river and to the distant hills.

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