The inner palace complex of the Hanuman Dhoka was originally founded during the Licchavi period (4th to 8th centuries AD) but, as it...
At the junction of Durbar and Basantapur Sqs, this red brick, three-storey building is home to the Kumari, the girl who is selected to...
The eastern side of Durbar Sq is framed by this white neoclassical building. With its imported European style, it was built as part of...
Next to the Century Lodge, this friendly hang-out is one of few places that seems to have hung onto some of the mellowness of times...
Freak St · interesting places nearby
Snowman Restaurant information
A long-running and mellow, if slightly dingy, place, this is one of those rare Kathmandu hang-outs that attracts both locals and nostalgic former hippies. The chocolate cake has been drawing overland travellers for close to 40 years now. When Lennon starts singing ‘I am the Walrus’ on the eight-track it suddenly feels like 1967 all over again…