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Asan

Between Durbar Square and Thamel, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Local Bazaar Walking Tour in Kathmandu
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Between Durbar Square and Thamel, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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"busy market"
in 4 reviews
"bargaining skills"
in 3 reviews
"interesting market"
in 2 reviews
"durbar square and thamel"
in 2 reviews
"ancient times"
in 2 reviews
"visit early morning"
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"hustle and bustle"
in 4 reviews
"street vendors"
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"tourist shops"
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"two hours"
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"narrow streets"
in 3 reviews
"singing bowls"
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"great place to visit"
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"beautiful temple"
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"bazaar"
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"tole"
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"garments"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an amazing place to walk, take in the sights, smells, sounds and excitement. This market is very very crowded and you have to watch out for the many motorcycles and scooters that try to maneuver through the streets. You can find everything here....More

1  Thank Manuel B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are into markets of fruit & vegetables & spices this is a great place to visit. Lots of hassle & bustle of traders earning their living.

Thank Leedsaway67
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very busy which adds to the feel!! We ended up here by mistake but glad we did.The street is crammed with colour, smells and distinct sounds of Nepal life

Thank fairymeadow2016
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a crowded place near Darbar square of Kathmandu. Actually a crossroad in the central bazaar.

Thank JoyShurjo
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Asan is an ancient crossroads on the road from India to Tibet - anyone going between these places passed through here & it is reflected in the buildings, temples & shops - a very colorful historic bazaar in central Kathmandu.

Thank woodstock108
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

We visited the market area as part of a city food tour which was great as we wanted to come to this area after we had finished the lunch time tour. It was everything we hoped it would be, ancient yet modern, and easy to...More

Thank peppermint
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

We ended up spending a couple of hours exploring the markets. So many interesting things to see, taste and touch - some of the artisanal handicrafts are amazing. It’s a pity we only have so much room in our bags!

Thank thehungrykiwi
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Always busy, always things to see, experience, to do shoppings, watch ceremonies, make a talk to locals, have a milk tea etc. Just stay for some hours and you know more about Nepali life.

Thank danielaniderost
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

You can find almost anything Nepalese here in the crowded Ason bazaar. Plenty of singing bowls, teas, spices, wood carvings, mandalas, clothes, fabrics, groceries, pashminas, t-shirts, souvenirs, luggage, etc. Many places will accept U.S. dollars if they are in crisp condition. Ason is about a...More

1  Thank jdc8mbc
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Wanted to show the culture and real face of Kathmandu to my friends. So we went into the lanes of Asan. Saw so many shops around and some temples in the way.

Thank Ashima T
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Ziggy789
27 December 2017|
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Response from bishwasgrg | Reviewed this property |
well, if you go in wee hour u will find nothing much so i f you really want to experience the local hustle... i think late afternoon is the perfect time to visit the place
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