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Address: Kathmandu, Nepal
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$25*
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Walking Tour of Kathmandu to Ason Markets
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$100*
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3-Hour Thamel Sightseeing Tour by Rickshaw in Kathmandu
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$90*
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Experience Kathmandu: Tour of The City

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Lively market

A very lively market with lot of restaurants, dance bars, shops and massage parlours. Lot of rush but you can get awesome products at affordable prices whether camping materials... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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New Delhi, India
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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A very lively market with lot of restaurants, dance bars, shops and massage parlours. Lot of rush but you can get awesome products at affordable prices whether camping materials, fast foods, prashnon, woolens or antiques what ever you want is available. A must visit

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Definitely a cultural shock at Thamel. I stayed in Thamel and was overwhelmed with the people, food, shops. Basically, all walks of life in Thamel. In Thamel you can find Japanese, Korea, Italian, American, Indian and Nepalese food. Visit the map stores for your souvenirs. A lot cheaper than tourist trap area such as temples, stupas, etc. Thamel is a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Go and stay here for a few days then get out and explore the country. Thamel is set up for tourists and makes travelling easy. You can explore kathmandu from here but then go and book a trek or head to the calm of pochara. You can haggle tours, I didn't realise and got a little ripped off.

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Thank Matt P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the tourist hub dawntawn to meny tourist activity like restaurent antic shaping item hotel yoga spa etc also nice secure to walk

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Navi Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You need to bargain here a lot, i would suggest for foreigners, avoid shopping from thamel. You can get ample hotels and good restaurants in here

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Thank George J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had very nice time in Thamel.The cheaper and delicious food,wonderful night life and very good place for shopping.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

find the locals handicrafts and gifts, nice bars and restaurants Very relaxing at the evening hang around with friends.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Kathmandu is a little Narvana! !The people poor but so much love and happiness all around. Safe for women. kids. families. You want to see love in action ?? Come to NEPAL

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Newcastle, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

By far the most third world country I had ever visited. Absolutely filthy and frequent power failure.

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Punta del Este, Uruguay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The tourist hub of Kathmandu is vibrant and bright... lots of shops selling trekking wear, woolen creations, jewellery, woven goods, cafes and restaurants. Rickshaws, taxis and vendors cry out for your attention. Streets are narrow and crowded. A fun visit, and a lot of variety if you are looking for a bite to eat or something to take home. Watch... More 

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