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Patan Museum

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Address: Royal Palace Complex | Durbar Marg, Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
Phone Number:
01-521492
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10:30 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 17:30
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It takes all three floors of the meticulously restored royal palace to...

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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Visited museum with foreign delegated and had dinner for about 100 people. Very very good place for having party specially for foreigners. Must visit.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited museum with foreign delegated and had dinner for about 100 people. Very very good place for having party specially for foreigners. Must visit.

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Thank Pawan G
Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As i went there in museum .I found excellent collection and maintaining the order as open book of history of Nepal.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best place to hangout with friends and enjoy the coffee in the coffee shop.its more interesting and fun to visit this place during morning or evening time.patan museum is the best place for the tourist in patan if they want to know more about patan. Food and drinks are also easily available here. Locals are also friendly with everyone.The best... More 

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Mill Creek, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No visit to Patan would be complete without a visit to the museum here. Many of the prime pieces of the time are here. We spent a fair amount of time browsing through here and would encourage you to take the time off the street to look through this small museum. Then eat your lunch in the garden behind the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got a guide with us for the museum who expounded on the religion and culture in Nepal as he brought us around the museum. It was part of an ancient palace. Learn a lot from the guide. You can also do the museum tour on your own. Lots of relics, exhibits and intricate architecture. Entrance fee is required.

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Thank andrea2359
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The building itself is a work of art, it is a lovely walk thru traditional architecture. The Galleries are lovely and well lighted and your ticket gives you access to other buildings too. The only thing is Durbar square is quite expensive for foreigners and sometimes they don't allow access to just the museum without buying both tickets.

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Thank m G
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2017

We did want to do the Museum but unfortuanately whilst we were there,it wasn't open.Not sure why but we were told it is really good and you need at least and hour to wander around and see everything

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Thank caddyandbellA
Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

The small museum actually has very good collection compared to San Francisco Asian Art Museum, the precious collections of various statues seems more than the big museum, and it's older in most of the collections. I think they are out number San Francisco's collection in their representation because the other has more on many other countries'

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Thank Barbara L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

Set aside an hour or two--read the descriptions, too-this museum has some awe-inspiring pieces. Then walk thru the museum cafe's own organic gardens, have some tea (or a cold beer) and enjoy!!

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Thank Helen G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Patan Museum is a main museum of the city. Is very interesting! Has a history of Buda, Hindu and much more. Go!

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