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Durbar (Central) Square

Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Durbar square is one of the historic parts of the city. After the earthquake that brought this place down, it's good to see that a lot of it still exists, and that the reconstruction is going well. Housing the residence of the Kumari Goddess, as...More

Thank indichicktraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed our tour of the square, despite the mixed reviews. My friend and I purchased our tickets with ease from a ticket box and were approached by a number of guides. The guide we chose was wonderful, previously a trekking guide for 13 years....More

Thank s1MP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On April 4, 2017 my friend and I visited this square as part of our journey in Nepal. Patan is also known as Lalitpur. Both names derive from the Sanskrit word "Lalitapattan". Locally many people still call it Lalitpur while tourists sectors refer to it...More

Thank Aury D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to the square and all the buildings that are part of it. What was most amazing were the incredible details on the numerous wood carvings that were all over every building. There could be rows of the same god or...More

Thank TravelLee3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the third Durbar we saw in Kathmandu. Each was a bit different. This had great examples of temples and building destroyed by the earthquake - you could see the rebuilding and what everything looked like before the damage. This was also the least...More

Thank sandyfSanDiego
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Paid my 1,000 rupees to enter and was shocked to still see the devastation of the earthquake. Some buildings flattened, others very precarious. Hoping Nepal can rebuild this important cultural heart of their capital

Thank Roger P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

don't miss the squares inside the palace walls with amazing sculptures and the museum inside the palace walls that shows history of architectural details

Thank Amara C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the durbar square that has got less damaged during earthquake. Thousands time better than Kathmandu durbar square & Bakhtapur durbar square. Have a wish to visit there again.

Thank Tamanna J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Durbar Square in Lalitpur is a concentrated set of half a dozen or more temples and a very beautiful palace and museum. It would be very easy to spend an entire afternoon n the palace, the museum, and amongst the temples. This square was hit...More

Thank Skibumdude
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Durbar square proclaims the history of Kathmandu but the place is being rebuilt and so is dusty( like the rest of the town). Good place to walk around and observe the Nepali heritage and the damage the earthquake did.

Thank Babu P
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