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“kaiser cafe”(107 reviews)
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The Garden of Dreams, a neo classical historical garden, is situated in the midst of Kathmandu city, Nepal. The Garden's design has much in common with formal European gardens: paved perimeter paths, punctuated by pavilions, trellises, and various...more
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Kathmandu 44601, Nepal
+977 985-1031957
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All reviews an oasis kaiser cafe read a book small garden peaceful garden high walls water features busy thamel entrance fee few hours peaceful place couple of hours chaos squirrels benches mats pavilions
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Garden of dreams,former king's garden ,is most visit place while you are in Kathmandu Nepal . garden contain most photogenic place and also you can enjoy a coffee and food at kesar mahal cafe inside garden with a beautiful view of garden

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank BeeKeyP
Reviewed yesterday

PROS * Beautiful garden full of plants, flowers, trees, and ponds * Nice place to get out of the traffic * Inexpensive * Nice place to relax and read a book (That's what I did) CONS * Small - I would guess 1 to 2...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank timtex0527
Reviewed yesterday

An historic oasis of peace close to the centre of a city which is becoming increasingly busy and polluted. The restoration has been sympathetic. Well worth a visit. The cafe has good coffee and good Sachertorte although the latter is very calorie-heavy. You have been...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DMI1970
Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice garden in central Kathmandu, a pleasant resting place, in striking contrast with the often hectic traffic and activity in the streets nearby. Has some nice restaurants and bars, but expensive in comparison to what you can find just outside.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank handreu
Reviewed 3 days ago

An amazing garden,peaceful,serene,makes you completely chill out , and dream! It's a great way to unwind and chill, also a good cafe there .

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank l0gg666
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A pleasant garden Oasis in the middle of a manic city. It seemed to be a popular spot for girls taking photos for their instagram accounts. Lots of tiny squirrels climbing through the trees were interesting to observe.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

An oasis amid the hubub of Kathmandu. Lovely garden area with limited seating available to have some quiet time to take in the peaceful environment.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MartinandJanetR
Reviewed 4 days ago

Just off the main street at the outskirts of Thamel (almost opposite the famed Fire and Ice), one could easily miss this walled garden and restored villa. But that would be a shame as this provides a lovely, tranquil getaway from the heat and bustle...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank DougTrek
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely garden to get you away from the madness of Kathmandu. Has water features, cafe and a couple of restaurants.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mickeybUK
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was hoping for more of a botanical garden. Seemed to be more of a place where teenagers went on dates. My friend and I did enjoy photo bombing some people.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Adam N
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Kiran D
31 May 2018|
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Response from himalholidays | Reviewed this property |
Rs. 100 per person for Nepalese and Rs. 200 per person for Non-Nepalese
Subash S
25 April 2018|
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Response from Ian1233 | Reviewed this property |
You can just go. It is not that busy.
14 December 2017|
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Response from Levine | Reviewed this property |
Depending on what time of day and the traffic conditions it could take up to 45 minutes.