Kathmandu Durbar Square

Situated in the heart of Kathmandu, Kathmandu Durbar Square was the cityโ€™s of kings from which crowned and legitimized, the fate of the small nation. This large congregation of monuments, temples and other historically significant buildings epitomize the religious and cultural life of Nepali people.

The square consists of a Nepalโ€™s former reminisce of Malla Royal family, traditional culture, authentic architecture and arts as well as main festive ceremonial site. Even though there are not many written archives about the construction of the palace, Sankharadev is credited for it and most of the buildings we see here date from 15th to 18th century.

A huge stone statue of monkey god-Hanuman is regarded as a powerful protector of the entire Durbar Square.