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“Decent square, but overpriced”

Kathmandu Durbar Square
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Private Half-Day Tour of Kathmandu Darbar Square and Swayambhunath Temple
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Kathmandu Evening Tour by Rickshaw Including Durbar Square
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Cultural Walking Tour of Kathmandu: Swayambhunath and Durbar Square with...
Ranked #13 of 182 things to do in Kathmandu
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Owner description: Monuments, temples and wandering animals dot this bustling town square, which is also where Nepal kings are crowned.
Reviewed May 19, 2013

Take my advice, go at 6pm when there is no admission fee and save yourself 750 rupees. It's definitely worth seeing, there is plenty of light at that time, but not sure it's worth the price. They do have booths at every major entrance. The other two Durbar Squares in the region are much nicer, especially Bhaktapur, but it's also much further out of town.

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Reviewed May 18, 2013

Sorry to say that the Durbar Square in Bakhtapur and Patan are more nice to visit en this place was very dirty. Only the police officer was nice and smiling for the picture. But the entrance fee of RP 500 was not worth it

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Reviewed May 18, 2013

Firt contact with the great architectural monuments and temple of Nepal. Great experience and a fascinating one!

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Reviewed May 16, 2013

As a UNESCO site, this site needs to be better preserved. The pigeons, revered and all, are ruining the temples! There should be signs telling people not to graffiti the temples and not to litter.

Recommended but get a good guide... you get what you pay for. Tourists pay about $10 USD entry fee (and you can get your pass extended for your entire stay) and a guide cost around 300 R to 1000 R.

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Reviewed May 15, 2013

Just beautiful and amazing that it so well preserved in the midst of this busy chaotic city. We enjoyed wandering around although it is a shame there isn't more explanation of things

Thank Caroline T
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