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A disappointing sight at the moment

The pond has been drained which gives a very sad appearance. Renovation seems to be going ahead but... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2018
scoodly
,
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Getting Better ....

Such an amazing place ... SO glad they appear to be renovating it . You can only imagine what it... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2017
Kingspoon
,
Mullumbimby, Australia
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

The pond has been drained which gives a very sad appearance. Renovation seems to be going ahead but a row rumbles in the background. Some of the pond's area has been 'taken' for another purpose and various government departments are squabbling about it. I hope...More

1  Thank scoodly
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Such an amazing place ... SO glad they appear to be renovating it . You can only imagine what it used to be like - it is in the heart of Kathmandu and needs to be shown the respect it is due .... I would...More

Thank Kingspoon
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

For the pictures I saw it was a great place to visit in Kathmandu. I do not know why is in a so degrading situation, but there are under renovation now and soon it will be a beautiful place to visit again

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Hopefully it will revive again after the renovation done on it. Used to be the best spot for everyone to come around

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

The pictures of this place in its heyday look impressive, when I visited it wasn't anything like the pictures. There is currently renovation work being done and the lake has been drained. Hopefully it will be restored to its former glory. You can get a...More

Thank cazbatt
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

This large pond is located in the middle of the city and surrounded by traffic. Most people drive past this large pond (or small lake) while on their way to one of the major shopping or tourist sights in Kathmandu. In the past it had...More

1  Thank EdMarzec
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

This pond, located in the center of the city, and long an attraction for those who enjoyed watching the fish and ducks who lived there, is now closed, and the water has been drained. After a while it will be reopened as an official tourist...More

Thank Judith A
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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

The pond was constructed out side the ancient city centre but now it became center of morden city. In the name Queen this pond was built by the Malla king Pratap Malla at 14th century that is why it is known as Rani pokhari. When...More

Thank Yogendra R
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

It it the only lake or a pond or a water body at the hart of the city. A temple stands at the centre of the lake which is opened to the public only once a year. During the Yamapanchak or Tihar the Festival of...More

1  Thank bhumi1008
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Reviewed 24 December 2016

This is a potentially lovely pond in the center of the city. The earthquake damaged it so it is undergoing repairs very slowly. It's an empty pit today. But you can go online and see photos of it as it used to look (and, one...More

Thank Abbotsbury92
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