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Narayanhity Royal Palace

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The Narayanhity Palace Museum or Narayanhity Durbar is a palace in Nepal which long served as a primary residence to that country's monarchs. The palace was constructed under order of the Shah dynasty in the 18th century. On June 1, 2001, it introduced itself as a site of the Nepalese royal massacre, where King Birendra of Nepal and Queen Aiswarya were allegedly shot dead along with seven other royal members.<ref name=">{{cite web

, Nepal]] The Narayanhity Palace Museum or Narayanhity Durbar is a palace in Nepal which long served as a primary residence to that country's monarchs.<ref>Nepal's monarchy abolished, republic declared AFP, 2008-05-28</ref> The palace was constructed under order of the Shah dynasty in the 18th century. On June 1, 2001, it introduced itself as a site of the Nepalese royal massacre, where King Birendra of Nepal and Queen Aiswarya were allegedly shot dead along with seven other royal members.

Narayanhity Museum

The historical palace turned into a public museum immediately after the country was a republic. It is open to national and international visitors on weekdays. The very valuable throne and the crown is not yet publicly available due to security reasons.

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Coordinates: 27°42′56″N 85°19′12″E / 27.71556°N 85.32°E / 27.71556; 85.32

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Angela L.
11 May 2018
Mobile phones and bags not allowed, asked to place them in lockers. But able to take a pic outside of the gate.
Sagar Subedi
2 June 2015
History of royal family of Nepal.
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