Clark Hatch Fitness Center
This gym at the Radisson charges Rs 1200 for a day pass, while the Hyatt Regency charges a similar amount for its gym, pool, sauna,...
National Birendra Art Gallery
The offbeat location of this gallery in a crumbling old Rana palace at the Nepal Academy of Fine Arts is probably more interesting than...
Pasang Lhamu Climbing Wall
If you need to polish your climbing skills before heading to the big peaks, try this wall on the Ring Rd on the city’s northeastern...
Upstairs Jazz Bar
It’s worth schlepping out to Lazimpat on a Wednesday and Saturday night (from 8pm) to catch the live jazz in this tiny upstairs bar. The...
Lazimpat Gallery Cafe
This friendly and good-value place occupies a unique niche, somewhere between a greasy spoon and an art cafe, with a menu boasting both...
Panipokhari · interesting places nearby
It takes a brave person to order sushi in the Himalaya but raw-fish experts (afishionados?) generally rate Koketsu as the best Japanese place in town. The seafood here is flown in fresh from Thailand, as are the takosu (marinated octopus), squid and roe. The focal point of the restaurant is definitely the central teppanyaki grill. It’s at the northern end of Lazimpat, right across from the Japanese embassy, which is no coincidence.