2.31 million visited Narayanhiti Durbar Museum in 8 yrs


6th Feb, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew


KATHMANDU, Feb 6 : A total of 2.31 million people from home and abroad visited the Narayanhiti Durbar Museum so far since the former royal palace was changed into the museum in 2009.

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The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation had opened the museum for the public on February 25, 2009.

Chief of the Museum, Rohit Kumar Dhungana, said altogether 1.13 million commoners and 995,549 students from Nepal; 130,188 visitors from the SAARC countries and China; and e 55,224 tourists from rest of the world visited the museum till the second week of January this year.

The museum has made a total income of Rs 194.7 million from the tickets.

Similarly, the museum has collected Rs 12.6 million in revenue during the first six months of the current fiscal year.