Narayanhiti Palace Museum, Kathmandu

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Explore the history and enjoy the architecture of Narayanhiti Palace Museum, the former residence of the royal family. Designed in late Victorian style, each room in the palace takes its name from one of Nepal's 75 districts. Go through the reception hall, then see banquet halls, royal bedrooms, and the throne room, which resembles the architectural style of a Hindu temple. In the throne room, whose ceilings reach a height of 18 m (60 ft), you can see a monumental 14.5 m (48 ft) chandelier, as well as various paintings, stuffed animal heads, and photos of the royal family with other national leaders adorning the walls. In 2001, the royal family was massacred in mysterious circumstances, with bullet holes scattered across the palace's walls serving as stark reminders of the tragedy. Cameras and bags are forbidden, but you can keep your belongings in the lockers at the entrance. Plan to see Narayanhiti Palace Museum and other attractions that appeal to you using our Kathmandu trip itinerary planning tool .
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  • Admission RS 500 crore. High-foreign. Around 10 minutes from the Thamel district. Smartphone, camera is not permitted. Left and then once again affected by body checks. In Royal Palace and say, isn't yet plush. I feel dirty and the walls are stained or is expired or save too much interest in the muddy garden pond. Security was tight, but I wonder if there ever? I thought. But I like Royal Palace was paved Tiger and polar bear rug.
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  • Rough camera smartphone bringing prohibited, because in the net don't know are just so in the decades from monarchy I don't know? Anyway dingy did not feel luxurious and well's Durbar marks-a did not find guns mark I can't become a historical murder case it does so may be lack of preparation for my RS 500 crore worth less toilet is I didn't come to do if we came in that
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  • The National Palace Museum is a walk through recent Nepalese royal family and political history (roughly 1900-2005). While some of what is on display is "ordinary" this building offers considerable in...  more »

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