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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 yesterday via mobile

Unfortunately, after 3 years, Durbar Square is still pretty much in ruins after the quake. Just a few of the amazing temples remain. But that doesn’t stop them from charging $10 usd to walk around the square. Hopefully that money is going straight to the...More

Thank NomadicalMan
Reviewed yesterday

Several buildings in Durbar Square suffered significant damage in the earthquake. There is a lot of rebuilding going on (as of January 2018). It is still a central place in the city and many people come here to buy or sell items or peoplewatch. Worth...More

Thank wardnick1
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

When you reach this place, you feel disheartened because you can imagine what earthquake has done to this beautiful place. So many broken structures but I got after I saw some construction going on. So perhaps all the structures will come in their own shape...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very sad to see the ruins of what was once a grand square after the 2015 earth quake. They are rebuilding but it’s going to take along long time sadly. Though the locals still practice their religion around the sites so that’s wonderful to see.

Thank Mutiara P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited 1st day after we arrived to Kathmandu, 7 to 10 mins away from Thamel area, if you take taxi only should be cost $200 rupees -250 the most. No tourist entrance fees I believed..make sure you drink the best lassi there...

Thank karensoe09
Reviewed 5 days ago

I arranged a personal guide to show me the highlights and explain the history of Kathmandu’s Durbar Square. This was where the city’s kings were once crowned and ruled. The square is the traditional heart of the old city and is an important legacy of...More

Thank Skyfox49
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Staff its very friendly and polite. The food its delicious. Good relation price and quality. Would be great to have staff who speak portuguese.

Thank 505c_tias
Reviewed 6 days ago

A lot of temples are not open for worship - they remain mostly as UNESCO world heritage sites. Even then, it's a great experience going around in Durbar Square and knowing rich heritage.

1  Thank Vishnu_Pendyala
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Many great temples and an amazing museum. This is a popular choice location to see the past and see how the future of these temples and religions.

Thank Anthony Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The palaces and temples are still being restored after the 2015 earthquake. But what is visible is breathtaking. the details in the centuries old carvings are wonderful.

Thank Patricia W
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Response from murthir | Reviewed this property |
Painfully slow, if you know what i mean. But considering the political instability prevailing i the country at the moment and the nature of restorative work required, it seems to be an unavoidable delay. Lets hope the final... More
11 December 2017|
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Response from michelleAbutler | Reviewed this property |
Yes you could have a tour Just need to let the guide know how much time you have so they can move along a bit quicker