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Kathmandu Durbar Square

Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Monuments, temples and wandering animals dot this bustling town square, which is also where Nepal kings are crowned.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is old heritage structure from where king used to operate. there have been damages during earthquake.

Thank MukeshDave
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't know what to expect because we had heard about the earthquake damage, but Durbar square was a great place to visit. A "guide" sidled up to us as we were paying our entrance fee and from that moment on he stuck with us...More

Thank michael e
Reviewed 1 week ago

I feel a bit guilty at giving this once amazingly beautiful monument only 3 stars. However, my reasons for doing so are that I hope the "powers that be" read this review and take note. Of course, it goes without saying that the awful earthquake...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place full of history and fascination as you walk around the buildings. This place still has damage from Earthquake in 2015 but they are slowing working on this massive job.

Thank Jen G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What is it with the people who say 'not worth NR1,000'? If you pay to see earthquake-damaged buildings what do you expect! For free you can sit for hours as I did, under the pergodas, in the pouring rain and have the time of your...More

Thank harleyBoy42
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the main focal point whenever we were meeting someone. It's the center of everything. We took some great pics. It often helped us to find our way back to our hotel or other destination.

Thank Lavern C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite the damage from the earthquakes this is still a must visit place. The locals are trying hard to repair and rebuild. Despite areas being damaged it is still a must see.

Thank grillsg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Also known as basantapur durbar square a UNESCO world heritage site.. Pretty old temples and monuments..most of them are destroyed by earthquake but under renovation now.. Full of temples with wooden art and the place to get souvenirs too. Try visiting when you are in...More

Thank Saphal7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are into architecture and street photography, this is easily Kathmandu's best location. Exotic bas relief and filigree windows are a delight. There is an interplay of light and shadow with drones of pegions and people in bright colourful outfits. This is also where...More

Thank Hrishikesh R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To expensive for what you get. 1000 Rs for destroyed square. And they specially increased entrance fees just after earthquake to collect more money.

Thank Marcin_Mentel
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