Garden of Dreams
Garden of Dreams
4.5
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
About
The Garden of Dreams, a neo classical historical garden, is situated in the midst of Kathmandu city, Nepal. The Garden's design has much in common with formal European gardens: paved perimeter paths, punctuated by pavilions, trellises, and various planting areas, surrounded by a sunken flower garden with a large pond at its center. It is an architectural landscape that encourages the visitor to stroll around and discover the Garden's treasures from many different vantage points.
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  • Greevee
    Wolverhampton, United Kingdom17 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Peaceful
    I have been in prettier gardens but none so peaceful and welcome after trying to grab a bargain in the shops of Thames, Kathmandu. It was a pleasure to sit in the shade and enjoy the peace (well apart from the horns from the thousands of motorbikes and mopeds outside the walls). We had a very pleasant peach iced tea and lassi in the cafe before venturing out again. Happy to pay to go in again if we need to recharge.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 11 September 2023
  • Paladin C
    31 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    An oasis of calm
    Do you need an escape from the hectic traffic-filled beauty and chaos of Kathmandu? Then it's time to visit the Garden of Dreams. An isle of calm in a sea of noise, people, traffic. A place to sit and relax or reflect on the multitude of sights encountered in the busting city. A place to rejuvenate spirit and reenergize the body. With a small cafe serving excellent food, this is one of the absolute best spots to stop in Kathmandu.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 20 September 2023
  • Skookumjam
    40 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A peaceful break from the city
    A peaceful break from walking around Thamel. I came early, as it opened, and enjoyed the quiet with a few others. As two hours went by, it became busier, but there is enough space for everyone to spread out I found a quiet bench in the shade and enjoyed the calm. A soothing place for a sensitive traveler to pause and breathe.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 5 October 2023
  • singhasam
    Weymouth, United Kingdom4,025 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Small but beautifully formed
    THIS place is a peaceful oasis from the noisy bustle and crazy traffic which is Kathmandu. The gardens are well laid out with several water features, colourful planting, graceful trees and a chance to relax in a little cafe area. All that said, I still felt I was being discretely drained of as much money as the site could get out of me. Entry cost R400 or about £2.40. This is not a lot of money but it is still a great deal by local standards for what might politely be called a "compact" garden. The cafe then adds to the cost. Yes, you can ignore it, but a cool drink on a hot day is difficult to resist and that was another R170 or just over £1. I didn't begrudge the money but I'm bound to say others sat round me grumbled at the cost which was a pity as I had spent a pleasant half hour walking round the gardens and enjoying a break from the busy merry-go-round of sightseeing in Kathmandu. Overall I would say that a visit to the Garden of Dreams is worthwhile without being outstanding.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 24 November 2023
  • Buna Treks & Expedition pvt. Ltd.
    Kathmandu, Nepal13 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Garden of history!!
    Peaceful place heart of the Thamel Kathmandu. For yoga, peacefully walk, find one corner and read the books absolutely worth to go. It’s resembling part of ancient Europe model. Try to go here.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 24 January 2024
  • Kelly B
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Highlights of Kathmandu
    I have been this place after my launch but spend more then 6 hours. This garden located heart of Thamel, once I entered here, I motions calmed into peace of mind. Beautifully decorates with full of history. It’s worth to visit this place, this is highlighted sport of traveller.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 24 January 2024
  • Lewis
    Michigan1,407 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    What a treasure!
    Discovering this place was serendipitous, and we're delighted we did. The setting was stunning, and the restaurant inside the premises proved to be exceptional. The ambiance, service, and cocktails were spot-on, making the entry fee entirely worthwhile. I would visit again to try some of of their main dishes.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 2 February 2024
  • The_Cheshireset133
    Wilmslow, United Kingdom452 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    An Oasis!
    Situated in the middle of the city this is an incredibly tranquil and lovely garden. They have done a remarkable job in the renovation and the cafe is also a lovely place to sit and have a coffee/ some cake can relax. A must visit.
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled solo
    Written 14 April 2024
  • Pip G
    Wellington, New Zealand53 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Surprising green oasis in busy Kathmandu
    We came here twice to meet with friends. On a hot day when the air quality is bad it is amazing to slip within these walls into the green park and gardens. On both days it was quite busy, with lots of families and young couples visiting. Anyone with an interest in botany will find plenty here to keep them occupied. I particularly enjoyed looking out for the little squirrels that make their home here.
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 21 April 2024
  • himal A.(ram)
    Nepal10 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Don't miss
    The Garden of Dreams Its beauty is unmatched, offering a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of urban life. it's a convenient retreat for anyone seeking solace amidst nature's splendor. The tranquil ambiance, coupled with its fascinating historic background, adds depth to the experience, making it not just a garden but a journey through time. this garden caters to all. Highly recommended for couples, families, and solo travelers . Don't miss
    Visited June 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 29 June 2024
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himal A.(ram)
Nepal10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2024 • Family
The Garden of Dreams Its beauty is unmatched, offering a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of urban life. it's a convenient retreat for anyone seeking solace amidst nature's splendor. The tranquil ambiance, coupled with its fascinating historic background, adds depth to the experience, making it not just a garden but a journey through time. this garden caters to all. Highly recommended for couples, families, and solo travelers . Don't miss
Written 30 June 2024
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Rejina U
Kathmandu, Nepal1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
It was best experience to vist this place with special person. We had so much fun there with so beautiful garden.food were also available.
Written 3 June 2024
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Ram Warrier
53 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Great place to chill, relax, unwind and dine at the restaurant. Neo gothic architecture, great lights in the night and lovely benches to sot and take the ambience
Written 21 May 2024
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Pip G
Wellington, New Zealand53 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
We came here twice to meet with friends. On a hot day when the air quality is bad it is amazing to slip within these walls into the green park and gardens. On both days it was quite busy, with lots of families and young couples visiting. Anyone with an interest in botany will find plenty here to keep them occupied. I particularly enjoyed looking out for the little squirrels that make their home here.
Written 21 April 2024
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The_Cheshireset133
Wilmslow, UK452 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Solo
Situated in the middle of the city this is an incredibly tranquil and lovely garden. They have done a remarkable job in the renovation and the cafe is also a lovely place to sit and have a coffee/ some cake can relax.

A must visit.
Written 15 April 2024
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Rochelle A
6 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Quiet, beautiful gardens with excellent restaurants with magical views. Take your cameras and go at sunset the play of lights as the sun goes down is amazing.
Written 5 April 2024
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Lewis
Michigan1,407 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Friends
Discovering this place was serendipitous, and we're delighted we did. The setting was stunning, and the restaurant inside the premises proved to be exceptional. The ambiance, service, and cocktails were spot-on, making the entry fee entirely worthwhile. I would visit again to try some of of their main dishes.
Written 3 February 2024
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Kelly B
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
I have been this place after my launch but spend more then 6 hours. This garden located heart of Thamel, once I entered here, I motions calmed into peace of mind. Beautifully decorates with full of history. It’s worth to visit this place, this is highlighted sport of traveller.
Written 24 January 2024
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Buna Treks & Expedition pvt. Ltd.
Kathmandu, Nepal13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
Peaceful place heart of the Thamel Kathmandu. For yoga, peacefully walk, find one corner and read the books absolutely worth to go. It’s resembling part of ancient Europe model. Try to go here.
Written 24 January 2024
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Nikhil G
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
Not worth the amount they are charging NPR400. A very small park with nothing but just a cafe inside. There is nothing at all to see here. I suggest DON'T WASTE YOUR MONEY AND TIME ON THIS 😊
Written 24 December 2023
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