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Narayanhiti Palace Museum

Durbar Marg, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
+977 984-0092662
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Durbar Marg, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
+977 984-0092662
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Reviewed 1 week ago

They have had an interesting history...up until very recently...with the Royal Massacure just 9 years ago...this is the place to learn about it all...

Thank Patpv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an interesting visit to see the old residence of the previous royal family. The palace is as it was when the last members lived there and it is very interesting to see how they lived, It is not along visit but well worth...More

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

We went at 11am and followed the small crowd that had assembled- no mobiles or cameras allowed (when will they wake up to the social network bonanza allowing pictures can bring) even though interesting shots are hard to find. Rooms are static as are the...More

Thank uniquepartofparadise
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The palace was pretty pedestrian as far as palaces go. There were a few paintings of royalty and hunting trophies, but it just didn't feel like the place where the royal family used to live. I did find it very interesting that they kept the...More

Thank Paolo S
Reviewed 2 May 2017

My adolescent daughter really wanted to visit this palace museum, so we went despite the uninspiring reviews. The reviews were justified. This former palace is fairly large, but uninspiring and a little depressing. Large, bland rooms that are airy, but not in any way beautiful;...More

1  Thank gopa63
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Poorly maintained King's Palace. Entrance fee and interiror is no match. It has many artifacts. Garden is rundown.

Thank Motiul
Reviewed 26 April 2017

You can visit to view the life style of previous King of Nepal. The staffs are so rude and the toilets are not cleaned.

Thank KhadkaPushpendra
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Visiting this palace is a visit to the period from the 1950's to the very first years of the 21st century. This building is not very old, because it had to be rebuilt after an earthquake. Then many things froze when the royal family was...More

1  Thank Skibumdude
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Very interesting tour of the recently vacated royal palace. Palace was built in 1960's style architecture. Furnishings include tiger pelts and elephant foot stools. No pictures allowed inside.

Thank RyanScottUlrich
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Interesting palace to visit stuck in a 1970s style, tube televisions and furniture that are time locked forwever.... the lobby and entrance is grand.. pay attention to the animal skins and taxidermy throughout the palace... Most interesting is visiting the site of the royal massacre...More

Thank JoeJourneys
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Where can we buy tickets when we arrive and what days and times is the palace museum open?
30 September 2016|
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Response from Sudhir K | Reviewed this property |
Hello Horton , ticket can be purchased at the entrance gate , ticket price is Rs 500 per person for foreigners , days and times of openings are Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun (11:00am - 03:00 pm ) regards