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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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Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Reviewed today via mobile

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.

Thank book_of_dreams
Reviewed yesterday

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.

Thank Pere J
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Decided to go round with a guide here which was beneficial in some ways as I was limited for time. Plenty to see and do even though there is still quite a lot of restoration work going on. Fascinating buildings.

Thank UkCallie
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

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

Thank T-gerrit
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

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

Thank JasonPushy
Reviewed 6 days ago

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

Thank Arthur D
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank santosh m
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing architecture. Although most of the structures have been damaged in the earthquake, impressive restoration efforts are on.

Thank Sandeep K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So sad to see Durbar square, The old Palace etc. covered in scaffolding after the 2015 earthquake. Not too many tourist around. They now charge 1000 rupees to enter the square and the money goes to the rebuild & restoration.

Thank 53PoshGirl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Stephanie S
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Response from ernur p | Reviewed this property |
It will be better to visit ceremotorym which is very close to airport and also interesting to see. durbar is very bad condition because of earthquake and entrance fee is 1000 rupee. you will approximately spend half an our... More
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