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Local Bazaar

This is one of the popular local bazaars around Kathmandu. It's adjacent to Patan Durbar Square, so... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2018
New Delhi, India
Nice for shopping and seeing local culture

Near Patan Durbar Square - busy shopping area with loads of small shops selling all sorts. No... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
Kathmandu, Nepal
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Reviewed 17 June 2018

This is one of the popular local bazaars around Kathmandu. It's adjacent to Patan Durbar Square, so it's easy to access. Shops include cloth and clothing, tailors, household goods, jewelry, puja items, etc. There are also many street vendors along the bazaar. At the end...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2018

Worthwhile to walk through. Did not spend a lot of time here on our walk to the golden temple. The area is undergoing rebuilding after the earthquake and is still under a major refit.

Thank Alexander D
Reviewed 31 March 2018

It is located near Patan darbar. It is an indigenous market where local handicrafts as well as other commodities are sold.

Thank JoyShurjo
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Near Patan Durbar Square - busy shopping area with loads of small shops selling all sorts. No entrance fee.....fun to walk around.

2  Thank SquashAddict
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Must visit place. I was born and raised in and around Mangal Bazar. Oozed history and is like an open museum till date. The architecture and the history is highly fascinating with stories that I love to hear/read even today.

2  Thank pratikjoshi448
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Mangal Bazaar is a treat for people watching. Located in the vicinity of the Patan durbar sqaure and lined by streets of vendors saling shoes to gold necklaces, this place offers visitors a perfect getaway for few hours. You can enter one of many rooftop...More

Thank Jason S
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Good to experience a Nepal local market as there are not too many tourist, though gets crowded. Visit if one has time to spare.

Thank nik_0107
Reviewed 31 October 2016

It has a huge variety of different shops and is popular with the locals. Surprisingly, in spite of its proximity to Patan's Durbar Square, it's not overly tourist-oriented.

Thank Peregrineri
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Bronze, "antiques", hardware, clothes, dry food stuffs, etc. all are found here in this main shopping area - mostly for Nepali locals. For tourists it is an interesting trip in the inner life of the people here. There are a few bronze shops with nice...More

Thank Kciff
Reviewed 31 May 2016

This is a typical local market area where you can buy everything for the household as well as clothing and shoes. Patan is known as the place for shoes so there is a great variety of shoe shops. It is similar to Asan in Kathmandu...More

1  Thank NepaliMutu
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