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Basantapur Tower

Durbar Square, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
+977 980-3620723
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Ancient Monumental Buildings in Kathmandu

We had a local Nepali guide take us through this amazing ancient group of buildings and towers... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dao1949
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
Under Renovation

Renovation works are still going on over these tall towers. But you can still see some of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jayanta A
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Durbar Square, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a local Nepali guide take us through this amazing ancient group of buildings and towers. Almost seemed like a scene from Indianna Jones movies. Fascinating area with many colorful natives and religious sites too. Highly recommend a visit.

Thank Dao1949
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Renovation works are still going on over these tall towers. But you can still see some of the architectural and designing genius that were on show here before the quake hit. Hopefully they can return it to its original state as soon as possible

Thank Jayanta A
Reviewed 9 April 2017

If you at Durbar square the tower is a must visit. Seems the restoration after the earthquake is still ongoing. Beautiful intricate wood sculpturing. Look around an see the artisans practicing craft. There's also lots of pigeons and lots of pigeon poo. Set in the...More

Thank VanessaPerumal
Reviewed 5 April 2017

The wooden art of this place is great. If you are in or nearby Kathmandu, do visit this place to see Nepali wooden art and sculpture.

Thank Palpasa C
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This dominant 9 storeyed Basantapur built in the Durbar square of Kathmandu known as Kathamandu tower, was built along with 3 other towers. Beautiful architecture and woodwork very interesting. There is a entry fee for tourists.

Thank SHDD
Reviewed 1 April 2017

but sadly it was damaged by the earthquake. The struts that hold that support the tower has interesting erotic carvings. Out guide told us that the Hindu religion is very open minded...after seeing some of these carvings, I would agree!

Thank forshara
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Kathmandu had 4 kings who ruled that area and Dubar Square is a good examples of life under one of these kings. It was like a town with walls, temples and the king's palace which are very interesting, as well as shops and art galleries....More

Thank EdMarzec
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Off all the temples located near by Kathmandu, I have to say this one was my favorite. Location is great and very tourist friendly. Area is clean and there is a guess house there that sells the best Masala tea in town in my opinion.

Thank Claudia M
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Basantapur is old heritage location, you can see most of the temples and houses are old, more than 200+ old, Lots to tourist you can find here, Most popular in Basantapur is Basantapur Durbar square. Its Amazing..... My Grate and Best visit in kathmandu March...More

Thank arjun s
Reviewed 18 March 2017

One of the my best grate place Basantapur Tower. Basantapur is heart of Kathmandu city. Very old and the grate grate temples in Basantapur. I love it....

Thank Rabindra S
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