Kathmandu Durbar Square, Kathmandu

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When in Kathmandu, don’t forget to pay a visit to Kathmandu Durbar Square, a World Heritage Site surrounded by historic buildings. Although the square has suffered extensive damage in the 2015 earthquake, many of the buildings remain standing and some will undergo refurbishments. Enjoy the traditional Nepalese architecture of the spacious square and get a feel for the Kathmandu city atmosphere. Admire the house of the Kumari, left unscathed in the earthquake, where the virgin goddess lives until reaching puberty. If you’re lucky, you may catch a glimpse of her passing by a window. By using our Kathmandu driving holiday planning app , you can arrange your visit to Kathmandu Durbar Square and other attractions in Kathmandu.
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  • Lot of history and character. Significant renovation underway currently to restore some amazing architecture. Definitely worth a tour. The museum has cataloged some of the history, but there is a lot ...  more »
  • One of the few places that you will find so interesting buildings and temples in a small square. Kathmandu's real center...  more »
  • I don't have to tell you to go there because probably is already in your list. Sadly for the importance is kind of dirty and neglected but a good opportunity for nice photos.  more »
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