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Thamel, Kathmandu
(3.6/5 based on 3,200+ reviews on the web)
A warren of high-rises and streets packed with eateries, shops, and accommodations, Thamel serves as a haven for backpackers and Western tourists visiting the capital. Use this bustling neighborhood as a base for venturing out into the rest of the capital, but don't leave without indulging in some shopping for locally made souvenirs. After wandering the markets and streets full of vendors, kick back with a drink or a bite to eat at one of the restaurants and bars in the area. Keep your wits about you while exploring, however, as the area does attract pickpockets and scammers. Plan to see Thamel and other attractions that appeal to you using our Kathmandu tourist route planner.
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  • This is the main tourist strip with lots of souvenir shops and travel agencies. Lots of food and nightlife is here so worth walking around and getting lost in the winding streets. 
  • Great atmosphere, local taste, u can feel spirit of mount himalaya along this place, many outdoor activity shops. love it! 
  • שווה להקדיש יום שלם לביקור ב THAMEL מלא דוכנים, מלא חנויות ביגוד זולות וחנויות הצטיידות לטראקים , הווי חיים מיוחד.