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The National Museum

Chhauni, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
271478
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I come here in workday and realize that it is closed without any explaination. So they just open... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mrturtletrinh
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Beautiful place with lots of artifcats

There lots to see - mostly religious statues and of course, the highlight is the Buddha Museum. One... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
z3phyrr
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Religious, secular and military artifacts of all kinds are housed in the three buildings comprising this museum complex.
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good35%
  • Average28%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“buddhist art” (3 reviews)
“collection” (13 reviews)
“weapons” (4 reviews)
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Chhauni, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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271478
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I come here in workday and realize that it is closed without any explaination. So they just open when they want.

Thank mrturtletrinh
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

There lots to see - mostly religious statues and of course, the highlight is the Buddha Museum. One can easily spend over two hours just absorbing the culture and history of Nepal here. An improvement could be made - perhaps more explanation of each object...More

Thank z3phyrr
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

This is the museum which is known as a mini Nepal and all the Nepal's things will be attractively decorated for the visitors

Thank Serku S
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

I was very happy to see all of the stuffs decorated which have there own value from past i make my experience about the role if neplease people in the world war and the animals are also highly decorated there which remind the art of...More

Thank Nihonjin S
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

The favorate part in the museum is its Buddhist Gallery,informative,great pieces of arts,the wooden,metal and stone work of buddha,and others. Best of all,it is about the descreption and showcase of Mandala.I paid almost two and half hours to get thru it.Highly recommend it if you...More

Thank Jack13869
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

The National Museum exhibits in Chhauni, Kathmandu. Its collection displayed is simple, is Great, is refined in numbers, shapes and diversity. History of each piece is explained in English. This place is a must see.

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

The history and ancient art of Nepal are well preserved here. We can enjoy then just by looking at it. It just takes minutes to reach there from Thamel and place is good to hang out.

Thank Nabin D
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

We are visit The National Museum in Kathmandu. interested in Nepal's history and cultural heritage. also houses an old used battered car belonging to the king of Nepal.

Thank sabitri g
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

I got there early and sat around with the staff as they waited to get in to start work . They were really nice ...lots of smiles . I got to get a good look around the surrounding Gardens which were beautifully maintained . There...More

Thank Kingspoon
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

nice display of antiques and historical stuff of nepal. it is the first original museum of nepal, also houses an old used battered car belonging to the king of nepal.

Thank Amar G
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Augok
9 April 2017|
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Response from Sugat S | Reviewed this property |
According to official website, entry fee for tourist is Rs. 150 (Foreign Countries) and Rs. 50 for (SAARC Countries).
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