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Nuwakot Durbar

Nuwakot Palace, Nuwakot, Nepal
+977 984-3533361
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Partly affected by Earthquake 2015

Durbar is partly affected by earthquake. However, the nearby temples are completely destroyed. All... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
The Himalayan G
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Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
Interesting

Interesting but not worth going there on the most dangerous road I have ever travelled. Thought we... read more

Reviewed February 8, 2018
diannesdavies
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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Nuwakot Durbar is a famous place located in a historic District of Nepal, Nuwakot which was built by the great king Prithvi Narayan Shah. Prithivi Narayan becomes first Shah King of Nuwakot when he won over Nuwakot in 1801 BS. In that time, Nepal country differed into 22 States and 24 states. Nuwakot States would belong into 22 States. When King Prithvi Narayan Shan started to unify the Country. Then he first fought with Nuwakot District and win it. Before the winning of Prithvi Narayan Shah. The King of Nuwakot was Kulmandan Khan.
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Nuwakot Palace, Nuwakot, Nepal
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+977 984-3533361
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Durbar is partly affected by earthquake. However, the nearby temples are completely destroyed. All those monuments have not been reconstructed yet. However, charm of Durbar remains intact. Thank god. People were safe.

Thank The Himalayan G
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

Interesting but not worth going there on the most dangerous road I have ever travelled. Thought we would go down the steep bank and all. Die.

Thank diannesdavies
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

There's not much there. It's perched on the side of a hill, not far from the Famous Farm. It used to be a street of two storey buildings, but now they are either non existent or tin sheds. IT has opened the street up a...More

1  Thank julesthumper
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Really interesting to walk around and see the old Palace and village area of the King who united Nepal. Unfortunately, typical of Nepal, there was no museum or information available to inform you about the history or explain the buildings. Not even any freelance guides,...More

Thank Timhiggins2017
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

The King of Nuwakot was Kulmandan Khan. The historical palace area of Nuwakot located at 76 km far west-north of Kathmandu has been regarded as an important place since ancient time. Before 1744 AD, nepal was devided into numerous tiny States

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Reviewed 30 September 2016

Nuwakot Durbar, the former palace of King Prithvi Narayan Shah holds a historical and emotional value of Nepal as he is the first king of united Nepal. Situated near the Trishuli Bazzar, this seven story palace of Nuwakot is now a destination for all the...More

7  Thank JAYAHOC
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

This palace was evocative of King Prithvi Narain Shah and how he must have united Nepal . Charming , absorbing place

2  Thank Honeygatherer
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

Even though the buildings have fallen, partially fallen or are propped up it is still a place to see. The houses are gone and people are living in tin sheds - this is sad to see.

Thank Kciff
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Reviewed 17 May 2016

Nice place to spend the afternoon and watch the sunset across the horizon, over the hills of the Bidur as the water snake down below. See the old temples and what the earthquake has done to the Durbar and marvel at the history of the...More

Thank D B
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Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

Manoram farm stay is idelly located in central bagmati zone nuwakot devighat 7 2hours from kathmandu valley

Thank Manoram S
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