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“Thamel Camel”
Review of Thamel

Thamel
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Walking Tour of Kathmandu to Ason Markets
Ranked #8 of 177 things to do in Kathmandu
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Redcliffe, Australia
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“Thamel Camel”
Reviewed July 3, 2014

Great town. Very busy city streets. Cars everywhere. Intense traffic. No real danger though, they're all moving slowly. Good shopping and food everywhere too.

Visited May 2014
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“A True Experience”
Reviewed July 3, 2014

Lively, full of good energy, full of people from all over. This is a truly amazing part of town. Normally, tourist stay in Thamel when visiting Kathmandu so there are plenty bars, shops, restaurants, guest houses...It's always hectic and crazy. It's very safe, day and night. It's the Soho of Kathmandu.

Visited October 2013
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Durban, South Africa
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“Thamel, Kathmandu”
Reviewed July 2, 2014

Hotels, restaurants and shops, shops and more shops. Excellent place to bargain and buy hiking and some climbing gear. Safe to walk around day and night. Experience the sights, sounds and smells as it is a total experience and vendors entice you into their shops and street vendors try and sell to you. Be alert as you share the roads with bicycles, taxis, cars and lots of pedestrians.

Visited August 2013
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New Delhi, India
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“Shopping/Business streets in Kathmandu”
Reviewed July 1, 2014

The shopping area is full of people. Bazaars are like India. Prices are higher than India , as I was told by locals, that most of the things are not of local origin. Only advantage is that you are not treated like foreigner and Indian Rupee upto Rs 100 note is acceptable everywhere without a wink.

Visited June 2014
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Melbourne, Australia
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“fun and crazy!”
Reviewed July 1, 2014

if you're visiting KTM, then you'll end up in Thamel! its full of the same stores over and over again - but the nightlife and restaurants are great. watch your toes with the ever tight roads and be prepared for all kinds of approachers from sellers to street beggars.
I love looking at the architecture and eclectic colours of the buildings - great textures for photos

Visited June 2014
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