I was hoping for more of the old days, wasn't meant to be. The cafes here were very good, and a few good souvenir stores. Really good music shop. I spent 3 hours listening to Nepali jazz and bought 17 cd's. Prices are good.
Interesting place to stroll through, relax, and have a drink. A far call from its more interesting days in the 60s and 70s, its still a close walk to the Durbar square area, and worth walking through to recall what Kathmandu may have been like 50 years ago. A lot has changed, and hashish joints have been replaced with cell-phone... 更多
Freak Street deserves it's name, we came here daily for stroll and wanted just to look around but the buying never stopped, a great place to shop.
I passed freak street while walking around Durbar square, I'd heard of it so I wandered down. It might be the effect of the recent earthquake but there is very little of interest in freak street, it's no different than other roads around Durbar square or Asan.
Freak street was one of the coolest streets I've ever been. The people were totally international. You will see graffitis everywhere. You can also try riding an auto rickshaw. My first glimpse of the street was night time when we first step foot to Kathmandu to find our hotel. Many foreigners were walkingfeeling homey at this street. We honestly felt... 更多
Well there is not that much left to remind of the days of the Hippies and legal hashish! But still it has a kind of quiet air and I go sometimes when near the Durbar Square. People older than me who where here in the late 60s and early 70s probably are fairly nostalgic about the place. That was an... 更多