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Kathmandu Durbar Square

Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautifully historical site. Still a great cultural attraction despite some being destroyed by the earthquake. So many temples. Seeing the coexisting between the Buddhist and Hindu religion is an experience by it self. A must see for any visit to Nepal.

Thank robkcc
Reviewed 2 days ago

Administrativve local of the monarchy of easter years now mostly destroyed by recent earch quake. Totally in shambles and being tried to be reconstructed. Most of the places can be seen just from outside because they are in a unsafe condition to go inside. Locall...More

Thank Sundaramurthy P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You must have a guide because this place is full of historical stories and it's very interesting and nice. You can buy many souvenirs from Nepal like cashmere, Buddha bowls, bracelets etc... you will see the palace and the most highest temple. And many other...More

Thank Sara C
Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent a couple of hours in the afternoon exploring Durbar Square. There's currently a lot of post-earthquake construction going on, but an interesting place to see anyway. The highlight of our visit to Durbar Square turned out to be the momos we ate at...More

Thank Swati N
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There is not much to see here anymore. The earthquake had turned this square to ruin. Yes there is this one big nice temple still intact.

Thank Phoenix t
Reviewed 4 days ago

The World's largest Stupa and heritage listed Buddhist temple makes this a very special place to visit. Surrounded by locals selling their wares and restaurants to dine at made this my favourite place to visit in Kathmandu. :)

Thank Tamarene B
Reviewed 5 days ago

It's a busy place, fairly underwhelming. The earthquake damage shows. Not a sightseeing highlight, but an interesting history here. A steep entrance fee, but hopefully this goes back into the maintenance and rebuild of the square.

Thank mondki
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is such an interesting place but it is in such bad shape. I understand the earthquake left its huge marks, but still, there is so much trash, so much to be done. It seems totally neglected, which is a shame. Hope the next government...More

Thank Cwang22
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is on the list of "must-see" attractions in Kathmandu and there are still lots of impressive structures to see. However, you will need to go with lower expectations since damage from the 2015 earthquakes is still painfully evident. Be prepared to see scaffolding...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Due to the earthquake, there is a lot of reconstruction going on; as a result I felt like there wasn't a lot to be seen. I also felt like I was being hassled by people constantly trying to sell me something of give me a...More

Thank Paolo S
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Mirta49
Quiero viajar a Nepal, pero, no sé qué es lo que ha quedado del Nepal monumental. ¿Qué lugares, tras el terremoto, merece la pena visitar? ¿Podrías incluir alguna foto de las plazas Durbar en la actualidad? Gracias y un saludo.
7 March 2016|
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Response from JESUS S | Reviewed this property |
Busca esto en youtube: "A Tourist's guide to Kathmandu 6 months after the Earthquake". Te va a dar una idea muy exacta de como está Katmandú. Como te comenté en mi anterior respuesta, si no fuera por algunos monumentos... More
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berlioz38
J'ai eu l'occasion de visiter kathmandou en 1973. C'était bien différent que de nos jours, tout était libre...C'était l'époque hippies . Pour la petite histoire, j'avais un visa de 15 jours . J'y suis resté 6 mois !
25 November 2015|
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