Narayanhiti is a palace in Kathmandu, which long served as residence and principal workplace of the reigning Monarch  of the Kingdom of Nepal.It is located in the capital city of Kathmandu, the palace was the centre of state occasions and royal hospitality.

The name, ”Narayanhiti” is made up of two words ‘Narayana’ and ‘Hiti’. Narayan is the Hindu god Bishnu whose temple is located opposite to the palace. ‘Hiti’ means “water spout” in Newar language, which is also located to the east of main entrance in the precincts of the palace, a landmark that features prominently in local legends.The Palace stands on the floorspace 3,794 square meters and is divided into three parts, the guest wing, the state wing and the private wing. Narayanhiti Palace has 52 rooms called sadan and are named after 75 district Nepal.

The entire enclosure surrounded by a compound wall, located in the north-central part of Kathmandu, is called the Narayanhiti palace. It was a new palace, in front of the old palace of 1915 vintage, built in 1970 in the form of a contemporary Pagoda. It was built on the occasion of the marriage of King Birenda Bir Bikram Shah, the then heir apparent to the throne. The southern gate of the palace is located at the crossing of Prithvipath and Darbarmarg roads.There are many people visit also international visitors also loocked there historical things and learn about .

The Narayanhiti Palace Museum is open everyday except on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Foreigners are charged NRs 500 while Nepali citizens are charged NRs 100 for entrance to the Narayanhiti Palace Museum. While at the Narayanhiti Palace Museum.

 

 

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