Kathmandu Durbar Square, Kathmandu

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When in Kathmandu, don’t forget to pay a visit to Kathmandu Durbar Square, a World Heritage Site surrounded by historic buildings. Although the square has suffered extensive damage in the 2015 earthquake, many of the buildings remain standing and some will undergo refurbishments. Enjoy the traditional Nepalese architecture of the spacious square and get a feel for the Kathmandu city atmosphere. Admire the house of the Kumari, left unscathed in the earthquake, where the virgin goddess lives until reaching puberty. If you’re lucky, you may catch a glimpse of her passing by a window. By using our Kathmandu driving holiday planning app , you can arrange your visit to Kathmandu Durbar Square and other attractions in Kathmandu.
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  • I took my time and wandered around the square. I did not use a guide, but used a guide book instead. very enjoyable.  more »
  • Take a walk of around 45 mins from Thamel. Check out the Ason bazzar, Annapurna temple on the way to the square and of course all the temples at the square. (Do read through the brochure). Tough! As s...  more »
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  • Good place to hangout with friends, get local tea and enjoy the historical monument. Lots of temples around to visit. Good place for alley walking and exploring local shops, many restaurants, mixture of old and contemporary building and shopping goods.
  • It's a one of the world heritage site in Nepal. It's a historical palace . It has its own history to tell. But because of the latest earthquake in Nepal, some of its part has fallen. The reconstruction process is going on. A highly recommend place to all visitors.
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