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Real monkeys live in this square, built to honor the mischievous and courageous monkey god Hanuman.
Durbar Square, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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It costs 1000 rupees to enter the Durbar Sq complex and I am in two minds whether it is worth it or not. It is a chaotic area with lots to see but very hard to make any sense of. There are numerous temples and...More

Thank Gina C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the place is good and the one of the oldest place of the empire in Nepal you can see all the history of Nepal in the place. but due to some earth quake in 2015 the renovation is going on and soon may be in...More

Thank Raju R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very nice and peaceful place with the statue of Kalabhairav and Showetbhairav. Cultural art and views from there are very nice...

Thank chalisesulav321
Reviewed 12 August 2018

a very special piece of art, architecture that needs much more to be done to save the hole place. is a masterpiece, in every detail. the lovely palace, the beautiful carved wood doors and windows, the indoor yard, the entrance, the hole feeling of the...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

When i visited it was packed with worshipers. Located in the heart of durbar square . Busy area and if you need to venarate,vendors at your hand. You could buy flowers insence and all you need in one place.

Thank thdel
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Feels sympathetic! Feels those Bricks and Woods are trying reveal their hidden stories to the people. Must save this heritage!

Thank asmtreks
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square represents cultural heritage of Nepal. The site is damaged due to earthquake

Thank Sumitkumar_13
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Lovely historic place, but alas in ruins and under repair, which may take long time to come back to shape

Thank Somani2
Reviewed 12 June 2018

A lot of history, art and culture to see in this place. In Nepal, religion brings people together across boundaries such as Hinduism and Buddhism. Many Hindu and Buddhist temples sit cheek-to-jowl here. In India, Hindu temples are usually built in the Sikhara style, while...More

Thank priyaflorence
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Lots of repair work going on after the 2015 Earthquake. The place is well maintained and worth a visit.

Thank Sunil A
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Hannah C
14 June 2016|
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Response from gregwatt | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I have been away and have just seen your question. the inside is closed and likely to be so for some time. despite this, it is still worth a visit -visited late April, early May
13 March 2015|
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Response from Gillian G | Reviewed this property |
Hi Garema We did Pashupatinath first thing in the morning, then travelled out to Bakhtapur over lunchtime, coming back to Budhanath in the afternoon. You can cover Pashupatinath in about an hour but will need much longer... More