Kathmandu Durbar Square lies at the centre of the Kathmandu Valley and it is registered under UNESCO world heritage site. This place represents ancient architecture and Newari culture and it is surrounded, enclosed in a square boundary. It is the royal palace of Nepalese kings since centuries.
When Malla Kings ruled the Kathmandu valley at that time Durbar Square is constructed around the 3rd century.
The major development of the place is boosted by under the king Pratap Malla and added Newari flavour to it. Kumari Bahal which is built by Jaya Prakash Malla and it is the living goddess in Newari culture.
Kasthamandap is built from one single tree and it is known as the house of wood. In the old days, it used to be a community hall where people gather for the ceremony, later it was made temple.
There are other things to see around the places like Hanuman Dhoka, Mahendreshvara Temple, Taleju Temple, Jagannath Temple, Mul Chowk, Nasal Chowk, Vilar Temple, Ashok Binayak Shrine and Simha Sattal.
Due to the massive earthquake in 2015, many heritage were collapsed and it is being reconstructed again.