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This is the tallest of four towers (or "durbars") built by King Prithvi Narayan Shah in honor of Kathmandu Valley.
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Durbar Square, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Reviewed July 18, 2019

When in Kathmandu you must visit Durbar Square and once you are there cant afford to miss Basantapur Tower,now under massive restoration.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Shuddho G
Reviewed July 15, 2019

The after effects of Earthquake is quite evident as a lot of construction work is undergoing but tourists still flock the place. Can easily reach there from Thamel in 300-400 Nepalese Rupees

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed June 29, 2019

I had visited this place last week, this is the best place to visit in Nepal. highly recommended for all travelers.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 15, 2019

Did not suffer as much from the hearthquake and definitely the nicest of the 3 city to visit in the valley

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 8, 2019

Damaged from the earth quake. It's still amazing to go visit. Restoration will take a long time. Will have to go back to see the improvements

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank avertie
Reviewed June 1, 2019

Basantapur Durbar Square listed in world heritage site. here you can explore newar culture, architecture, temples and yes the local authentic foods.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 1, 2019

Durbar Square was surrounded with spectacular Nepali and Indian Hindu architecture over several centuries. Unfortunately three of the hundreds of monuments of the Kathmandu Valley’s World Heritage sites were completely destroyed in the April 1915 earthquake. The upper storeys of the Basantapur Tower have also...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed May 29, 2019

decide yourself, if it´s worth, to spend the 1000 rupees, better do a day trip to Baktapur and Pata, Durbar Square

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank lutzi_61
Reviewed May 25, 2019

The restoration of this place is well done. Still a lot is going on. It was worth the visit and spending time at the cafes near the Durbar Square.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rightcut
Reviewed May 11, 2019

Frenetic and busy square. Still rebuilding some areas and rubbish strewn around (which is a real shame) but still worth a visit as there is plenty to see and experience.

Date of experience: April 2019
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