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Monuments, temples and wandering animals dot this bustling town square, which is also where Nepal kings are crowned.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I really doubt it was any different before the earthquake. Couple ruins, another old buildings “held” by some wood pillars that any non expert could see that weren’t helping nor holding a thing. And expect a really dirty place, filled with beggars, local artisans trying...More

Thank Nam J
Reviewed yesterday

The architecture of the whole area makes it a place unique, with all kinds of old and very old temples. That place really merits its recognition of a world heritage fund site. Must be visited while in Kathmandu. but the government most do the quick...More

Thank melodygraceburlat
Reviewed yesterday

The place was clean and nice, but the entry for tourist was not expensive......1000 or 1500rup.there are showed local life,teples

Thank tomas s
Reviewed 3 days ago

Hit pretty hard by the 2015 earthquake, this is still absolutely the spot to be. The temples, the palace grounds - just fantastic and such intricate doorways and ornate carved arches. Just lovely.

Thank ninska_10
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Unfortunately most of the buildings have been destroyed or severely damaged during the earthquake in 2015. And the entrance fee is quite expensive - I hope that it is at least used for the reconstruction..

Thank Ina S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Definitely worth a visit even though it was badly damaged during the earthquake. Unless you have a in-depth book I’d take a local guide to explain the history of everything, it was very interesting.

Thank Krista W
Reviewed 4 days ago

It was really impressive 5 years ago when I first visited the place.. but lots of damage from the earthquakes few years back.. the entry ticket is quite expensive that cost us USD10 per person..

Thank qjkang
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great place to see, lots of damage from the major earthquakes a few years back. Most of the buildings are enshrowded in scaffolding as they rebuild. You can still get a feel for the history and culture of Nepal by visiting and taking a guided...More

Thank rogair21
Reviewed 5 days ago

"Before the one of the terrific earthquake in Nepal on April 25.2015" this place had so many nice temples and beautiful historical places and my childhood life memories but after the earthquake in Nepal on 25/04/2015. This place was very badly damaged and government in...More

Thank deven k
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I found it most interesting to see the damage from the earthquake. A lot of the buildings were covered with cladding.

Thank Rebecca M
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