Garden of Dreams, Kathmandu

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Escape the city hubbub and retreat to Garden of Dreams, a peaceful garden complex renowned for its scenic pavilions. Also known as the “Garden of Six Seasons," it was built in 1920 for Field Marshall Kaiser Sumsher Rana and was abandoned after his death in the 1960s. Today, restored with help of the Austrian government, it remains a landmark of Kathmandu and a popular spot for a relaxing stroll. Roaming the lush gardens, you can admire Edwardian-style inspired fountains, birdhouses, gazebos, and other picturesque decorations. Arrange your visit to Garden of Dreams and discover more family-friendly attractions in Kathmandu using our Kathmandu trip maker site .
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  • I went for a dinner invitation at the Garden of Dreams in the evening and it was an instant love at first sight. The beautiful illumination, the grand feeling of royalty and legacy architecture envelo...  more »
  • A beautiful, quite and peaceful oasis in the middle of a busy part of the city. The restaurant is also good.  more »
  • May can be pretty hot in Kathmandu. On one of these mornings we ventured out to see the Garden of Dreams recommended to us by the manager of our hotel. We were only a couple of blocks away in Thamel. ...  more »
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  • It is a lovely peaceful place in the middle of a busy city. The cafe/restaurant has some nice meals on the menu. I only had the snacks but they were nice. Also a pleasant place to have a beer in the open air.
  • In a busy city area this little gem is worth its weight in gold. Quiet, peaceful, it really lives up to its name. The garden also has multiple bars to relax and unwind with a quiet drink and decent food. There is a small entry fee that is well worth paying.
  • It's okay for me. Not that attractive places. I'm guessing, it's a historic place (and I'm less interested in historic places). Yes, but better place to visit with your family or girlfriend. Just to take pictures or maybe kind of small picnic place.
  • One of the best place to hangout but expect a crowded environment during day time though its less crowded after dusk. . The place is well maintained, reflecting the clean & healthy atmosphere. You can visit for taking some break from the busy & chaotic city life. You can also have some food in cafe/ restaurant located inside.
  • Beautiful picturesque location. Gardens are very well kept with Roman architecture in place and fountains and water streams all around. A must visit place. They charge entry fee but it's well worth it.
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