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Monuments, temples and wandering animals dot this bustling town square, which is also where Nepal kings are crowned.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Reviewed yesterday

Would like to have seen Durbar Square before the earthquake but it is still interesting to visit. A lot of the buildings are still beautiful and you can still get a good feel for the place. Probably a good idea to hire a guide or...More

Thank wendyc2020
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was not lucky enough to see Durbar Square before the devastating impact of the recent earthquake. It is still worth visiting as there is a good atmosphere in and around the square. There is a $10 fee to enter and whilst I don’t know...More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 2 days ago

Even if some buildings were damaged by the earthquake in 2015, there is still a lot to see and beautiful temples. Take your time to appreciate what was left.

Thank ESolorzanoLemus
Reviewed 3 days ago

Historic palace and temples, absolutely stunning. Be prepared to be harassed by people who want to be your guide - they are persistent, and there are a lot of them. A shame to see the earthquake damage, but a lovely place to visit. The entrance...More

Thank meganandrichard
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It's sad to see the damage to the beautiful old historical temples after the 2015 earthquake. Very interesting and full of rich history.

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 4 days ago

It is so sad to still see the damage caused by the earthquake in 2015. Some reconstruction is going on but it will be a long time before it will be back to its glory.

Thank DiBurch2014
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A must see place in Kathmandu despite the extensive damage from the earthquake. Do not take pictures of people pretending to be Swamis as they are not real ones and just want money.

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The historic buildings, small museum and shops make this location worth the visit. However, many of the temples were badly damaged in the earthquake and they are still under construction.

Thank Marla M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were there on a Sunday afternoon and the place was teeming with life. From the craft sellers who displayed their ware in neat rows, to groups of tourists and lone travelers, and families on an outing. Many places are still undergoing reconstruction after the...More

Thank Siewwan
Reviewed 5 days ago

Most precious visit to Durbar Square for us toVisit this place to see the historical artifacts of Nepal. You can see the cultural significance in the old monuments as well as temples. There is a goodies and gift shop with hand made artifices. Enjoyed great...More

Thank Jigneshpatel277
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