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“Step up back to history ”
Review of Basantapur Tower

Basantapur Tower
Ranked #22 of 178 things to do in Kathmandu
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Owner description: This is the tallest of four towers (or "durbars") built by King Prithvi Narayan Shah in honor of Kathmandu Valley.
Prague, Czech Republic
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“Step up back to history ”
Reviewed 26 April 2014 via mobile

While visiting museum, we also attended this tower. You will be rewarded with interesting views of the square beneath and special ancient atmosphere of that place

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“Nepal Wind”
Reviewed 21 March 2014

If someone is visiting in Nepal this is the place one should visit. One of the most relaxing places to stay. Howling just from the neighbouring country of Bangaldesh for a visit to Nepal it felt like the queen of the hills .The place is best for everyone to have rest and see the historical places nearby, it has many things to see around such as old temples, hill roads etc. relaxing soothing in the midst of the cool Nepal mountains.

Visited February 2014
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Kathmandu
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Reviewed 12 September 2013

it is best place for every one to have rest and see the historical place. there are so many things to see such as old temples, there is non restriction of age group.

it is best place for every one to have rest and see the historical place. there are so many things to see such as old temples, there is non restriction of age group.

Visited May 2013
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Tunbridge Wells, England
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“Great view”
Reviewed 21 June 2013

This was a great place to visit, very relaxing and awesome views of Kathmandu and the Monkey temple in the distance. Entry to the tower is via Durbar square so you have to pay that entrance fee, which is quite steep, but it is worth it and to visit Kathmandu without coming to the tower would be a shame. It's also a great place for photos as this place is very old and gives you a good flavour of how Kathmandu was in antiquity. All in all a great place.

Visited March 2013
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Kathmandu, Nepal
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“Simply the best..”
Reviewed 12 December 2012

One of my favorite center to take a cup of tea and a cigarette. It is about 1.2 km away from my resident. I usually walk to it for having a cup of tea and enjoy the beautiful historical monuments. There is also a museum. Near by is freak street.

Visited June 2012
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