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Monuments, temples and wandering animals dot this bustling town square, which is also where Nepal kings are crowned.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Reviewed yesterday

It is sad that the damage of the earthquake in 2015 had badly affected this place. Many of the old buildings are still being restored. The place is still bustling with lots of vendors, tourist but older buildings are no longer accessible. Worth looking at...More

Thank May F
Reviewed yesterday

the entire place is still underconstruction due to the earthquake ruins in 2015. You will still pay one thousand rupees as an entrance fee because you are foreigner. Around 3/4 of the place is still underconstruction/ for restoration.

Thank ivor919
Reviewed 2 days ago

A guide can be of much help in describing the vast number of incredible sites in this area. The history and religion are so much of the story. The carvings alone are mesmerizing.

Thank thorstenveblen
Reviewed 3 days ago

after 2015 earthquake most of the buildings and temples are broken or under construction and also some of them are only open in some specific date, so if you want to go in a near future its not worth to visit this place or at...More

Thank mamadgh99
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A very good place to know about kathmandu's history, heritage, cultural richness, lifestyle that seems to have frozen in the early 50s or 60s. A good place for hangout for teens and in the middle of the city

Thank Jyotshna S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Must visit place in Kathmandu. Spend 2-3 hours at this place especially in the evening when the whole place resonates with temple bells ringing. visit Kumari Devi - the living goddess between 4-6 p.m. when she gives darshan to all

Thank muk s
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is very educational and a must visit for all foreigners. The whole complex is of such historic significance that there are many valuable lessons both for individual and family travel.

Thank gabrielckunda
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A must see in while visiting Kathmandu, make sure to find some king Kurd while you are there. I am.writing this sentence to meet the 100charaxter requirement

Thank Jeremiah C
Reviewed 4 days ago

I went here with my colleagues and we had a really wonderful time here.The people,the temples and the monuments are just wonderful

Thank HimalayanIcefall
Reviewed 5 days ago

We loved shopping here but we were mugged by a gang of really large monkeys. Yes you read right! Monkeys cornered us and were barking and took our stuff!

Thank Ivy495
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