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Between Durbar Square and Thamel, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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All reviews busy market hustle and bustle interesting market visit early morning everyday life t shirts for sale two hours durbar square tourist shops narrow streets singing bowls great place to visit couple of hours bazaar tole vendors
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Asan is not for everyone. It is not touristy but for locals. It can be crowded but we loved the bustle of every day life in Kathmandu. There are rows of shops/stalls selling pots, pans, spices, clothes, appliances etc. each little group has there own...More

Thank jt2407
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Do take a walk if you are in Kathmandu. You can find many unique Items and Food there. Most of the items are 'Local Price" especially the food items.. But do nego on "tourist" items like shawl etc etc. There is a Lassi store which...More

Thank KC O
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

The Asan Market starts early and evolves as the day goes on. At 6AM it’s food oriented with the seasonal produce which this season included oyster mushrooms, pomegranate, apples and tomatoes; the faithful do their rounds at the neighborhood temples leaving flowers and bits of...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2018

The place where we found every need with much religious faith and we can face the tradition of Kathmandu with particular Newari culture. This is a very busy site of Kathmandu.

Thank chalisesulav321
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Asan is the part of the old tradition of kathmandu . Always busy ,always beautiful and amazingly colorful. From Masala,clothes ,herbs ,your basics utility and all in between. Asan is mixture of the old city and new . Highly recommended for great deals on traditional...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2018

This is a very busy place with lot of shops spread across. Don't hesitate to bargain for getting a good deal

Thank Sumitkumar_13
Reviewed 23 June 2018

A typical street market. A lot to see, smell, taste and hear. A little crowded, although all street markets are. In general, the people are considerate of others and do not bump into one another. And the vendors are not aggressive - no pressure selling!...More

Thank phenning2347
Reviewed 14 June 2018

I lived in Nepal for 2 years and Asan was the market that I loved to visitl to buy anything and everything. Its so large and it is hard to find the same place on your next visit. So rule of thumb is if you...More

Thank MercedesI
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Experience the local oldest local market. Everyday fully crowded. People are inclined to visit this market to buy varieties of spices, rituals materials, ranges of foodstuffs from vegetables to non veg, textiles, kitchen wares, electronic, brass, copper, gold, silver, traditional dresses, all clothing items and...More

Thank manjanilama
Reviewed 10 June 2018

I spent a couple of hours walking through this crowded packed local market, and the experience was great ! The vendors are fun and welcoming, and I shared samosas with one of the ladies who had a clothing stall here !

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28 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