Stunning in parts, but damaged by earthquake in other areas, which may have taken some of the power away. Yet still, a wonderful, historical area that still retains an interesting atmosphere.
About Kathmandu Durbar Square
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If you are in Kathmandu, you have to visit Durbar Square. Beautiful place to walk. Plenty of restaurants. You can visit at night. Place very secure.
At its current state I cannot recommend visiting mainly because the 1000 rupeeh entrance fee is way to steep for what is has to offer. One third of all buildings is fully leveled because of the earthquake, another third is coverd in scaffolding and closed...More
I’ve found best time to go is super early in the morning and go through before all the tourist gates and crowds. Leave thamel at 6am. Either walk or take a pre arranged rickshaw. Walk or ride home through the market area. Save the entry...More
The entrance fees of the main attractions in Kathmandou (and elsewhere in Nepal) has increased a lot these last months. Of course they need money to repair the dammages of the earthquake, but there is simply nothing to see in durbar square exept ruins. We...More
even after the destruction caused by the earthquake, the Kathmandu Durbar Square is still one of the must see in Kathmandu. the beauty of the square is still intact and the museum is still alright to visit. the people in this area are in a...More
Upon entering the square you are advised that there is an entry fee of $10pp. We were approached immediately by a guide who gave us a 1 hour tour around the square for $15, looking back it would’ve been better to spend the time looking...More