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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  • Every foreigner's will seem strange to pay admission for a park, but Nepal is just different. If you would like to switch off but once it is the ideal place. But take something to drink because the restaurant is very expensive - without providing above-average performance. There are very many squirrels who dare approach very close to the visitors in the garden!
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  • In dusty and noisy city it's a salvation. Garden is not huge, but it will satisfy your needs in peace and rest. As I hobby gardner can tell you it's nicely maintained. There a lot of benches, lying Ma...  more »
  • Really nice place to escape the dust. We visited on a Saturday and it was very busy with mostly locals enjoying the gardens. Nice cafe although pretty pricey for nepal.  more »
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  • Garden of Dreams charges a nominal entrance fee (less than $5 for two people), but it is worth the price. It is a lovely place to sit down and escape the noise and hectic crowds of the city. The lawns are well maintained, and if you are lucky, you can grab a padded mat to lie down on. There are also a couple small cafes where you can enjoy some tea and snacks.
  • Good place to hang out with. I recommend for romantic moods only. At times family visits might be ruined by random kissing couples around. Other than that its best in town
  • Beautiful garden in the center of the city. It's surely worth a visit if you have time in Kathmandu. But it's not too big. And if you go in afternoon, don't forget to take rest under the tree.
  • A great place to be! The ambience is very good, there are restaurants inside and access to WiFi is free once you have a ticket. A ticket costs hundred rupees for locals, thus a fairly inexpensive way to be right in the heart of the city and still get away from the city's usual business.
  • Loved it. Best place to relax. A bit too crowded most of the time. Located beside keshar library the place is really wonderful. Full of greenery and beautiful structures this place is good choice to hang out.

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