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Patan Museum

Royal Palace Complex | Durbar Marg, Patan (Lalitpur) 44700, Nepal
01-521492
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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.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“old palace” (11 reviews)
“great cafe” (4 reviews)
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LOCATION
Royal Palace Complex | Durbar Marg, Patan (Lalitpur) 44700, Nepal
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01-521492
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"great collection"
in 5 reviews
"old palace"
in 11 reviews
"great cafe"
in 4 reviews
"religious art"
in 3 reviews
"ticket price"
in 3 reviews
"kathmandu valley"
in 17 reviews
"royal palace"
in 11 reviews
"on display"
in 4 reviews
"summit hotel"
in 4 reviews
"nepali culture"
in 4 reviews
"malla kings"
in 6 reviews
"two hours"
in 4 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 9 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 9 reviews
"world heritage"
in 3 reviews
"earthquake damage"
in 4 reviews
"must visit place"
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

The museum is very informative and speaks for Patan very much. The displays are well explained and there is a sitting arrangement at the top floor from where you can gaze at the full area and relax. The Newar culture is also a big part...More

Thank faysal_06153
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

I came with a guide, it was wonderful. You can visit a royal palace and a museum on the square, also a monastery not far

Thank Enzo M
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Been here after 10 years, not much change still same environment, cleanliness and friendly people around, must visit while in Nepal trip

Thank Roxstha
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

This place is very rich in finding and studying about history. The museum is full of traditional artifacts used or was available during the past. this place is packed with the information for all kind of people like history researcher, study savvy, traveler, archeologist and...More

Thank TriVli
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

we visited the city, and the museum is a must, including the nearby royal buildings recently opened for public visit. The cafe in the museum backyard offers great juices and delicious nepalese food. service was excellent and the place is surrounded by the beautiful palace...More

Thank ditorresm
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This site is approx 20 mins drive from Kathmandu, architecture & crafts are bit different thank kathmandu & Bhaktapur. Though recent massive earthquake has destroyed a lot but restoration work is on, museum is worth visiting, good collection of history, pretty happening gathering for locals...More

Thank F0xtraveller
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

Excellent temples and old buildings. There is some earthquake damage but it is still worth going to see. The admission fee is slightly high but worth paying. There seems to be a lot of activity and ceremonies most days.

Thank cottagechris
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Marvellous collection of old Buddhist and Hindu statues in a beautiful building. Comfortable seating area with a view onto Patan Durbar Square on top floor. After admiring the intricate workmanship of the Nepali master craftsmen you can enjoy a coffee or meal at the Museum...More

Thank Mark F
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

After visiting the museum we have lunch with very nice views at museum cafe. It was not cheap, but the food was awesome and you can relax there before you contnue visiting Patan's "Amazing" Durbar Square

Thank Unequal R
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

Interesting place to visit. Not very big but it's part of the Durbar Square. It reminds me of some scenes from Dr. Strange... Entrance fees also apply...

Thank elacparl
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