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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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Hours Today: 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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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"
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"old palace"
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"great cafe"
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"religious art"
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"ticket price"
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"kathmandu valley"
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"royal palace"
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"on display"
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"summit hotel"
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"nepali culture"
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"malla kings"
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"two hours"
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"entrance fee"
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"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 25 September 2017

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
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 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

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

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

Thank g3adventure
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

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

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Reviewed 15 September 2017 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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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Been here after 10 years, not much change still same environment, cleanliness and friendly people around, must visit while in Nepal trip

Thank Roxstha
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

This place is very rich in finding and studying about history. The museum is full of traditional artifacts used or was available during the past. this place is packed with the information for all kind of people like history researcher, study savvy, traveler, archeologist and...More

Thank TriVli
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

we visited the city, and the museum is a must, including the nearby royal buildings recently opened for public visit. The cafe in the museum backyard offers great juices and delicious nepalese food. service was excellent and the place is surrounded by the beautiful palace...More

Thank ditorresm
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This site is approx 20 mins drive from Kathmandu, architecture & crafts are bit different thank kathmandu & Bhaktapur. Though recent massive earthquake has destroyed a lot but restoration work is on, museum is worth visiting, good collection of history, pretty happening gathering for locals...More

Thank F0xtraveller
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

Excellent temples and old buildings. There is some earthquake damage but it is still worth going to see. The admission fee is slightly high but worth paying. There seems to be a lot of activity and ceremonies most days.

Thank cottagechris
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