Narayanhiti Palace Museum, Kathmandu
(3.7/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
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. By using our Kathmandu vacation generator, you can arrange your visit to Narayanhiti Palace Museum and other attractions in Kathmandu.
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TripAdvisor
  • everything is kept here and so surreal like that thing just happened, as soon as you enter get to see that tiger's skin like so real, mesmerizing and beautifully designed structure and is massively va...  more »
  • The displays include the rooms and furniture for the royal family and the visiting heads of the states and the meeting rooms. All displays are supposed to be the old possessions, gifts and photos take...  more »
  • The entrance fee is 250 rupees for south asian countries and chinese nationals but 500 rupees for other countries. You need to deposit your mobile phone and camera before going in. No photography is a...  more »
Google
  • Sala... swotantra desh rey.. public lai kina dekhaudaina... sabai kura
  • awesome, historic things to see.
  • Just a one time see. Really boring. Nothing exceptional
  • Earlier it was the Nepal's kings resident ... now it is the museum with the things of kings ... a big garden is in the back side ... to enter need a ticket ... for the SAARC resident the cheap ticket is there ...
  • Historical place to be. Do visit if you want to know more about Nepalese history!