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Big majestic pond on the entrance to Bhaktapur

As a tourist you won’t need a ticket to visit this place. The pond is not only majestically big but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kanchan C
Kathmandu, Nepal
via mobile
very clean good for an after lunch walk.

this place is clean and by the looks of the architecture it must be ancient. You don't find any... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
Incheon, Incheon, South Korea
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a tourist you won’t need a ticket to visit this place. The pond is not only majestically big but also carries a great cultural significance to Newari living in Kathmandu valley. This place is equally a recreational place to hang out and spend time...More

Thank Kanchan C
Reviewed 6 January 2018

this place is clean and by the looks of the architecture it must be ancient. You don't find any explations or discriptions about it. It was clean. I'm not sure if they chage money to foreigners (which is a sad reality in Nepal, that they...More

Thank pmbhandari
Reviewed 17 August 2017

this place is known for refreshing ourselves ,its a huge pond full of fishes and where you can go and relax yourself but these days its been in disaster condition as lots of mosquitoes are there no proper walls and all

Thank rahul k
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I used to study on Nepal Sainik School which is just adjoined with the Siddha Pokhari lake. Often we were taken there for morning walk also. This place is beautiful for all kind of visitors. Often on day times you can see couples sitting all...More

Thank अनिश थ
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Siddha pokhari is a beautiful place in Bhaktapur. I visit this place to take a short break from my daily life.It takes about 40 minutes bike ride from Kathmandu.

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Siddha Pokhari is a small pond just outside of Bhaktapur city, it is popular place to hangout for both tourists and local. The pond has fish and visitors can spend their day sitting beside the pond feeding fishes are wathcing people walking by.

Thank nabin p
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Extremely close to Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Not a place where you can sit for long, spend few minutes to feed the fishes,

Thank nik_0107
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

This is just an ancient atmospheric reservoir situated in the western part of the city and it is serene and you can see a lot of locals swimming on it. Nice to stroll and have a look around

Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed 11 September 2016

This centuries old pond is situated at Dudhpati-17 the entrance of the ancient city Bhaktapur. It is considered as the most ancient pond in Bhaktapur which is known to have many myths associated to it. This 275m×92m pond was built in the early fifteenth century...More

Thank Sudhir K
Reviewed 25 August 2016

siddhi pokhari located in the hill top side.this Pokhari /pound is made by Bhimsen thapa in rana dynasty.Now a days pokhari specially for early in the morning walk,physical exercises,Dating etc.

Thank Dattatreya G
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