Kathmandu Durbar Square and Explore Asan

Kathmandu Durbar Square and Explore Asan

Located at the heart of the ancient city, Kathmandu Durbar Square is the prominent Durbar Square, lies at the southern part of Thamel where the royal family lived until the 19th century. It is also known as Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square.

Most of the buildings in the palace are built in the pagoda style embellished with intricately carved wooden windows and panels. This is one of the excellent examples of the ancient traditional Nepali architecture. Durbar Square also epitomizes the religious and cultural life of Nepalese people.

Overlooking the south part of the palace, Kumari Ghar is three-storeyed brick building richly decorated with wooden-carved reliefs of god and symbols, where the living Goddess Kumari lives.

Wandering through the old back narrow streets of Asan, lined-up with local shops, handicrafts, souvenirs, clothes, which will keep you busy for hours. The price is marked on foreigners rate so make sure that you would bargain it to a fair price.

  • Catch a glimpse of living Goddess, the Kumari at the southern part of the palace.
  • Walk through the busy roads of Asan and see the local markets and lifestyle.
  • Watch thousands of pigeons flying and catching food at same pace inside the palace.
  • Explore the Nepalese art and architecture from ancient period.
  • Mysterious Kal Bhairav statue on a huge stone.


  • A professional cultural Tour Guide
  • Hotel Pick up and drop off


  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance Fees

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Total $ 45 USD

Trip Facts

  • 1-12
  • 1300m
  • easy
  • January, February, March, April, May, October, November, December
  • 5
  • $$


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11:32 31 May 13
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