Gorkha Durbar

This palace is located in Gorkha district. It is the birth of brave warriors and successful rulers. The pioneer of Modern Nepal Late King Prithvi Narayan Shah used to run his kingdom from GorkhaDurbar (King’s Palace) before he won Kathmandu (then Kantipur) kingdom.

 

Gorkha Museum

Housed inside the grand Tallo Durbar, a Newari-style palace built in 1835, this museum’s collection is outshone by the building itself, which has a beautiful internal courtyard with carved windows and doors. While the collection is limited, it’s a pleasure to wander the old hallways lined with arts and crafts and historical items, and to stroll the 3.5 hectares of garden. This is the natural first stop after the nearby tourist office.

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