One day Kathmandu Museum Tour gives us an insight to ancient Nepalese art, culture and architecture. Visit to number of museums around the Kathmandu valley exhibits antiques, weapons, artifacts and other ancient specimens which hold the great historical importance for Nepalese. If you love to view, learn and explore the century old master pieces, weapons, wars along the interesting stories behind it, then one day Kathmandu Museum tour around Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur certainly fulfills your desire.
We start our Kathmandu Museum Tour by visiting the National museum located at walking distance from Syayambhunath stupa. There is huge collection of arts, artifacts, weapons used by Gurkha army including the huge portraits of ancient Nepalese Kings and rulers. Then after we head towards Museum of natural history at foothill of Syambhunath stupa. There are wide collection of butterflies, insects and botanical plants. Further we will be visitng Hanuman Dhoka Museum inside Kathmandu durbar square palace. The Palace was home for Malla kings who ruled Kathmandu for many years. The king’s procession and other important rituals were performed here in Hanuman Dhoka Palace. Next we will be at National Bronze Art Museum in Patan Durbar Square which has the fine collection of art works crafted by local craftsmen. The hundreds of antiques exhibited here dates back to 15th century till date which majorly shows the dual mix of hindu and Buddhist culture.
Finally we take a short drive to Bhaktapur and visit National wood-working museum in Dattatreya temple Square. The Bhaktapur is famous for pottery and wood works that has still been the major profession for locals. Finally after visiting all the major museums inside Kathmandu valley we head back towards your hotel and our one day Kathmandu Museum tour comes to an end.