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Thamel

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Address: Kathmandu, Nepal
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09:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 20:00
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US$25.00*
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Walking Tour of Kathmandu to Ason Markets
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US$100.00*
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3-Hour Thamel Sightseeing Tour by Rickshaw in Kathmandu
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US$90.00*
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Experience Kathmandu: 5-Hour City Tour

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Thamel is the most popular tourist destination for hotels and restaurants. You can find any type of hotel here, from cheap to expensive. There are many dance bars in the area and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Gunjan P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Thamel is the most popular tourist destination for hotels and restaurants. You can find any type of hotel here, from cheap to expensive. There are many dance bars in the area and they always are in a hunt of tourists. This can be a bit annoying as you will find them in every street. Other than that, you will find... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Located in the middle of Kathmandu this touristy area captures your attention with shops selling brass and metal artefacts, jewellery, mountain climbing gear and millions of restaurants. Bargain for a good price. Prices are not marked so one doesn't really know if you are being Chares the right price. Great place for bakery & confectioners. No Nepali cuisine though! Roads... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the Best area In this area really safe waking around and to menny activity like hotel restaurants bar etc

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Its a market place mostly catering to the tourists which lots of souvenirs shops. A nice walk around

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

In the malaysia _traveling to Kuala Lumpur Klcc _friends nd me tugrdar enjyo there so happy batter so

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A must see area of Kathmandu. Lots of crowded tiny alleys full of shop sellers, motorbikes, pedestrians, tourists and locals. Much to photograph and look at. Fascinating. You will definitely find a souvenir here to take home and cheaply.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I always stay in Thamel...it's close to everything and so much to do ......I also hop from hotels to hotels... But I like expensive but now too expensive ....

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The business of the tournament city in kathmand the other this is to save to walk around alone in and to menny think

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The thing about Thamel is that it has everything apart from visa renewal! One get so cheap food and local spirits......and so expensive foreign food and drinks. The bargains....are locally made backpacks, clothing, niknaks, shoes.......and "souvenirs"! And accommodation.....there are so many hotels, guest houses and really dormitory hostels! You will enjoy Thamel!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A best local market to visit to explore the cultural food or things. A best market about 4 to 6 km long market consist all kind of things like food areas and many more .

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