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Patan Museum

Royal Palace Complex | Durbar Marg, Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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4-Hour Swayambhunath and Patan Durbar Square Tour from Kathmandu
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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.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Royal Palace Complex | Durbar Marg, Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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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
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 tokenofbites
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
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
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
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
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
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
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We loved our visit to the Patan museum. Didn't really know what to expect and found surprising delights at every turn. In the main palace, the upstairs galleries gave us much more insight into the spiritual and artistic heritage of Himalayan culture than looking at...More

Thank TuftsTraveler
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We walked in from a side street primarily to see a smaller temple that was located on the other side. The grounds are not worth the admission.

Thank Erudite_journey
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