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“Lost in the crowd”
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.
Kochi (Cochin), India
Level 6 Contributor
175 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
“Lost in the crowd”
Reviewed 21 July 2014

The tower in Basantapur is lost amongst the various other buildings here. The surrounding areas had so many commercial buildings which posed a threat to this tower as they seemed to outshine this remaining proof of the lost era.

Visited July 2014
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Kathmandu, Nepal
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“basantapur durbar squire”
Reviewed 8 June 2014

basantapur is really nice and historical place since so long time and there are some really old building with so many different architect,when i went there i feel really different than other place in kathamndu it was great time.

Visited April 2014
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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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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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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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“BASANTAPUR”
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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