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Patan Museum

Royal Palace Complex | Durbar Marg, Patan (Lalitpur) 44700, Nepal
01-521492
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It takes all three floors of the meticulously restored royal palace to cover thirteen centuries of Nepal’s religious art history; easily Nepal’s leading museum.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“old palace” (11 reviews)
“great cafe” (4 reviews)
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Royal Palace Complex | Durbar Marg, Patan (Lalitpur) 44700, Nepal
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01-521492
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"great collection"
in 5 reviews
"old palace"
in 11 reviews
"great cafe"
in 4 reviews
"religious art"
in 3 reviews
"ticket price"
in 3 reviews
"kathmandu valley"
in 17 reviews
"royal palace"
in 11 reviews
"on display"
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"summit hotel"
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"nepali culture"
in 4 reviews
"malla kings"
in 6 reviews
"two hours"
in 4 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 9 reviews
"worth a visit"
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"world heritage"
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"earthquake damage"
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"must visit place"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A lovely small museum in Patan's Durbar Square where excellent wooden and metal artworks are on display and there are views from the top windows over the area.

Thank yns_10
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved seeing the deities and reading the historical overview . What talented and creative artisans. Going up to the second floor on a sketchy staircase was not my favourite activity, although, it was worth seeing the displays. do not purchase anything in the museum...More

Thank starkman2017
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful buildings in good condition after the earthquake and some historical details available for those without a guide.

Thank Hadasinu
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really impressive place to visit. It is a must for all visitors of the region. Patan is one of the oldest bases of Nepali Empire, with incredible history to share. Sites are being restored by international effort. Worth the visit

Thank Maria S
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

I have visited Patan Durbar Square Museum on many occasions over the past four decades, and it is always an inspiring and learning experience! It is a great example of Seventeenth Century palace architecture! The building is an integrated, wholistic example of design born out...More

Thank Christopher B
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

very interesting and very nice to get to look at the ancient oraments! Nice and relax way to look at the history of Nepal. also really nice to wander around the area and relax with friends

Thank Viktoria E
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

It is inside the patan durbar square, and is a collection of Buddhist figurines, sculptures and idols. The entry ticket to the durbar square is valid for this museum also. Major part is under renovation after the earthquake, there is a restaurant inside and also...More

Thank aloknbsm
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

Be sure to see the entire museum. There are two sections, one of which I may have missed had not an employee pointed it out to me. Be sure to go upstairs in both sides of the museum. There are some beautiful windows from which...More

Thank Joy G
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Patan museum and the area surrounding is where I grew up and everytime I go back to Nepal, I make sure to visit the Patan museum area. Each time I go I fall in love. Right around the corner is an extremely typical newari restaurant...More

Thank Ruchesh
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

I am not usually one to visit museums, however, seeing that I was visiting Patan Durbar Square without a guide, I decided to step in to find out a bit more about it all. I landed up staying a lot longer than expected, simply because...More

Thank Helen J
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