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Patan Museum

Royal Palace Complex | Durbar Marg, Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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It takes all three floors of the meticulously restored royal palace to cover thirteen centuries of Nepal’s religious art history; easily Nepal’s leading museum.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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Royal Palace Complex | Durbar Marg, Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

We did want to do the Museum but unfortuanately whilst we were there,it wasn't open.Not sure why but we were told it is really good and you need at least and hour to wander around and see everything

Thank caddyandbellA
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

The small museum actually has very good collection compared to San Francisco Asian Art Museum, the precious collections of various statues seems more than the big museum, and it's older in most of the collections. I think they are out number San Francisco's collection in...More

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Set aside an hour or two--read the descriptions, too-this museum has some awe-inspiring pieces. Then walk thru the museum cafe's own organic gardens, have some tea (or a cold beer) and enjoy!!

Thank Helen G
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Patan Museum is a main museum of the city. Is very interesting! Has a history of Buda, Hindu and much more. Go!

Thank Piero_SM
Reviewed 18 January 2017

For the cost of entering the Patan Durbar you also get a ticket for the museum. This is really where the durbar gets exciting. An amazing collection of artifacts with insightful and clear descriptions. So many museums mess up the descriptions but these are very...More

Thank KeithTKW
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

of u visited any historical museum before, then its an average museum, and if u love statue, hiatorical thing u can visit the mueasum.

Thank Aditya-Kumar-Mumbai
Reviewed 8 January 2017

i must say it is peace of art ..every thing is worth seeing.it is v.informative indeed..our travel cosultant Mr birendra adhikari made its visit v.feasible

Thank DrShaguftaFaraz
Reviewed 6 January 2017

The museum is housed in a 3 tiered heritage building, which also gives one the feeling of being inside such a structure. Low ceiling height and long and narrow halls dominate the interiors. There are a large number of artefacts especially woodwork items. There is...More

Thank Sumithran
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Great museum. Well displayed, infomative, and in such an amazing building (the old palace). Well worth the time.

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

A nice a small museum that you can visit while in the patan area. You can visit it while visiting the Durban square.

Thank walid m
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