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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  • The gardens were very close within walking distance from our hotel in Thamel. Beautiful gardens lots of assorted plants comfortable areas to sit lots of architect Nice place to sit and relax or read.....  more »
  • we both have good time enjoying every moment out of this world experience for my wife we like to visit again if it possible  more »
  • In a city that is very busy with transport and pollution this place is So quiet in the middle of the city very beautiful and peaceful  more »
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  • This is such a beautiful garden in the heart of the city. There's a cafe named "Kaiser Cafe" inside the garden which serves great food amidst beautiful view of the garden.You can just sit back and relax for hours.There is a small entrance fee - INDIAN RUPEES not accepted but you can convert from one of the stores opposite side of the garden. You can collect stamps as a souvenir from the entrance counter.
  • this is such a peaceful and amazing place if you are really bored and irritated from the city noise and pollution of kathmandu valley, GARDEN OF DREAMS is your place to be friendly and calm environment there’s restaurant inside of it too, if you want to enjoy some food with this nature this place has also got some historical background and you can find old photographs of its construction too i find it more amazing after dark when all the lights are switched on... just a beautiful place to be☺️
  • The garden of dreams is a historic as well as classic garden designed in early 90's. It is located in one of the most touristic places in Kathmandu. It is like a park with fountains, ponds, bird houses, verandas and restaurant. It is right beside the Kaiser Library. It provides peace and tranquility within the chaos and bustle of Kathmandu.
  • It's a great,serene, naturalistic place. There are amazing variety of plant species. I absolutely loved this place. Besides, it was the first garden outside of Africa that I had seen and it felt like a dream.
  • It's pretty and serene but a bit underwhelming in terms of things to see. You'll get around the place in about 15 minutes if you want a quick stroll while in the area. It's nice to chill for a while if you're with a friend, have a book to read, or want to eat at the restaurant inside. Otherwise not much else here.

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