Hanuman Dhoka, Kathmandu

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Step into the cultural history of Nepal when visiting Hanuman Dhoka, a long-time Hindu pilgrimage site. The location was heavily damaged by the 2015 earthquake that hit the region, though repairs have restored many buildings and reinforced others. Originally built with only one wing of the current area in the mid-16th century, the rest of the complex was added building by building by monarchs and ministers over the next three centuries. See where the royal family was housed for years, and walk through history to learn about Hindu beliefs. To visit Hanuman Dhoka and get the most from your holiday in Kathmandu, create itinerary details personal to you using our Kathmandu trip planner .
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  • It was once a magnificent cultural center of Kathmandu, but the 2015 earthquake has devastated virtually all of the wonderful temples. Restoration of the structures is being done with the help of many...  more »
  • the Royal square (Durbar square) must have been beautiful before the earthquakes but she suffered a lot and still a good half is completely collapsed and restoration
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  • Surprisingly, the area is large enough, even by our European standards. Most of the area given to traders. The only place in Kathmandu, where traders appeared somewhat harassing. Many stray guides offer their services. Especially offering reverse Freak Street-a place popular among hippies in 60-70-x: "... Bob Marley himself lived there ". Street departs from Plaça immediately-absolutely no different, no Street will take sometime Special popularity with peace hippie ...
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  • Nice hindu Temple.....The Hanuman Dhoka Palace Museum is a museum housed in the Hanuman Dhoka Palace in Kathmandu. It is run by the Nepalese government. The museum is part of the larger Hanuman Dhoka Palace complex, which is known as Hanuman Dhoka Durbar in Nepali. The palace gets its name from the stone image of Hanuman, the Hindu monkey god, that sits near the main entryway. 'Dhoka' means door in Nepali.
  • Ya, loved the place very popular place in kathmandu for internal and internstational tourist.
  • A part of the Durbar Square of Kathmandu, it is a complex of buildings which consists of the royal palaces of Malla kings and the Shah Dynasty. Spread over a whopping 5 acres, the place gets its name from the standing statue of the Hindu Lord Hanuman on the entrance and lists among best tourist places in Kathmandu, “Dhoka” in Nepali meaning door or gate. Show less The statue itself dates back to 1672. The door is the entrance to the complex of Palace inside and is also the entryway to the Nasal Chok, Mul Chok, Mohan Chok and the Tribhuvan Museum, which exhibits the royal belongings of King Tribhuvan.Location- Durbar Square, central KathmanduEntry- Rs 500 for SAARC Nationals, and rs 1000 for other nationalities
  • Kathmandu's royal palace, known as the Hanuman Dhoka, was originally founded during the Licchavi period (4th to 8th centuries AD), but the compound was expanded considerably by King Pratap Malla in the 17th century. Sadly, the sprawling palace was hit hard by the 2015 earthquake and damage was extensive. At the time of research, the main Nasal Chowk courtyard was open but the palace buildings remain closed for reconstruction.But you can still bisit the museum so far 🤗
  • Hanumandhoka is the oldest palace of Nepal. Located in the Basantapur Durbar Square, the palace was known as Gutapau palace before the 16th century. The palace was renamed Hanumandhoka, after the then King Protap Malla set up a statue of Hanuman (the Monkey God) there. One can easily be fascinated by the sights of seemingly uncountable monuments at the square. The square constitutes the Kumari Ghar (the house of Living Goddess) and huge idols of Taleju, Deguta, Krishna, Hanuman (the Monkey God) and Kal Bhairab made at different times. Out of the three important palaces of the Kathmandu valley, Hanumandhoka palace is given priority. Considered important from different artistic and cultural perspectives the palace is one of the main attractions for fireigners as well as internal tourists. It is listed as a world heritage site by the UNESCO.
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