Hanuman Dhoka in Kathmandua

Hanuman Dhoka in Kathmandu, Nepal

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About Hanuman Dhoka in Kathmandu

Hanuman Dhoka is situated in Durbar Square at the centre of Kathmandu city, Nepal. It is a complex of other structures such as the Royal Palace of the Malla kings and the Shah dynasty and covers an area of about five acres. Hanuman Dhoka Palace derived its name from the standing stone statue of Hanuman (Monkey God) which is present at the east side of the main entrance since 1672. ‘Dhoka’ means ‘door or gate’ in Nepali. The place witnesses huge number of footfall every day by tourists and local people.

History

The Hanuman Dhoka, Kathmandu, Nepal has great religious and historical importance. There is a sculpture of Lord Narasimha on the left who was the half-lion incarnation of Lord Vishnu. All these statues and sculptures are magnificent and overwhelming. The place is home to numerous monkeys. Hanuman’s image was used by the kings of the Malla dynasty on their battle flags. They place the Hanuman statue in the year 1672 at the entrance as a belief to keep evil spirits and the bad away.

Attractions

A major attraction of Hanuman Dhoka, Kathmandu is the huge stone statue of Hanuman placed at the main entrance of the Durbar Square on the east. The statue is covered in red coloured clothes and is seen holding an umbrella. Also, The Hanuman Dhoka, Kathmandu Nepal is one of the finest examples of magnificent Newari architecture which you can witness here. The place is also very famous as a popular tourist attraction.


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    Yes. There is a certain amount of money which you need to pay if you wish to visit th Hanuman Dhoka. Hanuman Dhoka entry ticket fee is:

     

    • NPR 750 per person for Foreigners

    • NPR 150 per person for SAARC Citizens

    • NPR 750 per person for Chinese

    Hanuman Dhoka, Kathmandu is closed on Monday and cannot be visited on that day. It is open for visiting for the rest six days at certain timings.

    There are various small shops and stores around Hanuman Dhoka from where you can purchase traditional art and paintings, magnets, etc. Also, there is a lot of scope of bargaining here so bargain well and wisely.

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