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Patan Museum

Royal Palace Complex | Durbar Marg, Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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It takes all three floors of the meticulously restored royal palace to cover thirteen centuries of Nepal’s religious art history; easily Nepal’s leading museum.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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Royal Palace Complex | Durbar Marg, Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

I learned a lot reading about the items in this museum. I would have liked to see paintings also - which there were not many of

Thank Amara C
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

There is actually a lot to see here, although some people seem to just breeze through. I came here alone, not as a group or with a tour guide, and very much enjoyed just taking my time to wander around and enjoy everything. There is...More

Thank Kate W
Reviewed 22 April 2017

In crowded Kathmandu, it's difficult to find a quiet and fresh place like Patan Museum. Tourists can read the ancient culture with calm atmosphere and the classical architecture itself speaks elegant language. Really enjoyable and worthy to visit.

Thank DianaFromTaiwan
Reviewed 21 April 2017

A must see on your trip to Patan. The museum is very well curated with an extensive collection of art from Nepal. All exhibits are very well labeled and provide an insightful view on the cultural richness of the country. The museum has a great...More

Thank tatyanay1
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This museum has a collections old ruins, and worth a trip for the art and history enthusiasts as well as all other curious minds. The peacefull surrounding and a garden inside made my brief stay here a lot enjoyable and worthwhile!

Thank Aj J
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Patan Museum is one of the most interesting in Nepal. The collection of Buddhist and Hindu art is rich and diverse. Museum has not been damaged by earthquake and in my opinion is the main attraction in Patan.

Thank OlegButenko1974
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The exhibition is very interesting. Many ancient object is displayed. The entrance fee is included in 1000 rps. If you love in history, must see! There have restaurant in the garden behind the museum.

Thank Nareenate
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great layout and best museum in NEPAL. Beautiful old artifacts tracing the history of buddhism and its connection with the Indian Hinduism.

Thank hometheaterobsession
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Located in the patan darbar square houses all almost all when it comes to museum. At the entry as a tribute in the courtyard itself small wooden n clay sculpture os sparrow arre placed in front of the temple. This bird is now not seen...More

Thank Hitesh R
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Really interesting museum dealing with artefacts found throughout Nepal. As an interested atheist it explained to me the different Buddhist deities and the meanings of assorted head, hand and body postures in statues etc as well as a historical overview of the faith generally. It...More

Thank shaggyd0g1
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