, 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.
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.