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. By using our Kathmandu vacation generator, you can arrange your visit to Narayanhiti Palace Museum and other attractions in Kathmandu.
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  • August 8, 2017
    you can see awesome and historical things that are useby king in past ,and can see diffeerent kind of wepons.use by king..you can get details about all the historical shah dynasty  more »
  • July 29, 2017
    if you want to see and know whole nepal in a single place then you can go to narayanhiti palace museum. about 50 years old this palace museum has more than 100 rooms with 75 representing 75 different ...  more »
  • July 26, 2017
    When you are in Kathmandu, you must visit it. It is in the middle of Kathmandu, in front of restaurant called mezze. The price of entry for foreigners is more expensive than the Nepalese. It's beautiful and after a visit, you most want to visit. You can take a taxi, the bus where no matter what transport to go. This museum was created after the monarchy is out of the Palace. However, it is forbidden to take pictures but it's enough for eyes see all the amazing things.
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