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Private Half-Day Tour of Kathmandu Darbar Square and Swayambhunath Temple
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Kathmandu Evening Tour by Rickshaw Including Durbar Square
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Cultural Walking Tour of Kathmandu: Swayambhunath and Durbar Square with...
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Monuments, temples and wandering animals dot this bustling town square, which is also where Nepal kings are crowned.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Despite the ongoing repairs to some of the buildings from the 2015 earthquake, Durbar Square was still worth the visit. Durbar is Nepali for “palace”. Do pick up the informative pamphlet at the ticket booth that provides a good description of the main attractions in...More

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 3 days ago

They still charge you the full entrance fee but due to the earthquake there is nothing to see, only garbage, dirt and poor people who try to sell you plastic rubbish from China. The restoration will take a century at least, nothing is happening to...More

Thank 607johanv
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Kathmandu Durbar Square is one of three Durbar Squares in the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal, all of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Lots of things to see about the kingdom history, nice place. Must see.

Thank Ash K
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is the original center of Kathmandu. Because of earthquake damage, unfortunately many of the buildings are falling into deeper disrepair. However, walking around the square and its immediate environs is still worthwhile.

Thank RodMcLeod
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Crowded, impoverished, hectic and dirty but still vibrant. A must see just like any attraction in a major city you made effort to get too...but then move out and see what Nepal really has to offer.

Thank Matt K
Reviewed 1 week ago

you can find out 1000 years old history at that place, its really amazing place and Durbar square architecture is really extra ordinary.

Thank LohshaGhasha
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth a visit and unlike the others this has a very comprehensive museum included which allows you to understand more. Again 1000 rupee entrance pp. Beginning to relapse Kathmandu as a tourist is quite expensive to do a tour of temples and landmarks averaging 1000...More

Thank BlondeInTheBigWorld
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Today I visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, I feel very sad that still not start renovation , earthquake made big garage at this heritage . Big number people visit for UNISCO site every years. Now visiter number not improve because of it . Woodcarving is became...More

Thank Rammani
Reviewed 1 week ago

Try to imagin befor the earth quake and it takes all it's significance. You need to see and appreciate the rebuilding of this once magic lieu. Jnot to be overlooked for a stroll or a bit of local food.

Thank Alain B
Reviewed 1 week ago

It must have been wonderful in its heyday before the earthquake. It sill has a lot to offer and is a must see place anyway. There are still enough buildings and sights to make it worthwhile.

Thank Seasonedtraveller142
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