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Patan Museum

Royal Palace Complex | Durbar Marg, Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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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.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Royal Palace Complex | Durbar Marg, Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We purchased our tickets and walked through in 2mins. Most was covered in cladding due to earthquake damage. We thought we missed something and walked through it all again but... no, we saw it all. Guess it’s not our thing!

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Patan was badly damaged after 2015 earthquake. Much has been done to rebuild the temples and museum areas to their original state. This site is well worth a visit and is being done up as well as possible and will be better than it was...More

Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This a a must see museum the building are great and the prices inside are very nice You but your ticket outside and you can find a tour guide there as well lots of nice buildings and rooms the cafe is very good and the...More

Thank Charles H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This historic place is in the middle of the city, with many monuments in the main square and smaller ones in the surrounding. A bustling local and traditional spices, fruits and household goods market is adjoining to the square. There are some local spicy food...More

Thank Jyotshna S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I read a lot about the Patan Museum being on of the best in Nepal and it was right. I got lost in the beauty of the artifacts and the simple explanation of Buddhism and Hinduism. Being from neither religion, it was very easy for...More

Thank ETW_04
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely museum in the Royal Palace complex, some displays were outstanding. 'Gardens' contained tent/shelters where men were reassembling and when necessary remaking parts/trim damaged by earthquake which was very interesting. They were very skilled artisans.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to have a glimpse of the rich cultural heritage of Nepal, this is the place to be. More than the museum, the entire area is a living museum despite the on-going restoration of the palace and temples. The design of the Hindu...More

Thank abetv_2020
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Patan durbar square is 5km (south- est from Kathmandu. Here you can see very beautiful architecture Temples and places.

Thank g3adventure
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum is very informative and speaks for Patan very much. The displays are well explained and there is a sitting arrangement at the top floor from where you can gaze at the full area and relax. The Newar culture is also a big part...More

Thank faysal_06153
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came with a guide, it was wonderful. You can visit a royal palace and a museum on the square, also a monastery not far

Thank Enzo M
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