This UNESCO World Heritage Site is the site of the temple of Goddess Taleju as well as palaces of the Malla and Shah kings who ruled over the city. Vendors sell vegetables, instruments and crafts around the Kastamandap rest house.

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Away Travel Expert: Robin McKelvie
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FamilyExpert Rating 5.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Children aged 3 - 5 , 6 - 12 and 13 - 17
FamilyExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • To spice up the square for the kids, arm yourself with background knowledge of the Hindu faith and its gods.
  • Children who are not old enough to fully appreciate its magnificent architecture will be enthralled by the bustle of human activity that throngs the square.
Kathmandu's Palace (Durbar) Square is very much at the heart of the city's old town. Its rich architectural legacy includes the palaces of the Shah and Malla Kings, ornate temples, and elaborate shrines. Despite reconstructions and modifications

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