Tourist places in Kathmandu
Published Date: 2017-10-27
Tourist places to visit in Kathmandu
Being the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu also boasts the venue of several world heritage sites. You shall find several temples, monasteries, museums, parks, tours, architectural buildings, etc. in Kathmandu. Godawari, Namobouddha, Kakani, Dhulikhel, Nagarkot, Panauti, Khokana, Bungamati, Sankhu and Bajrayogini, and Dakshinkali are some of the best tourist places in Kathmandu. Inside the Kathmandu Valley, you can visit the Pashupatinath Area, Bouddhanath stupa, Changunarayan temple, Swoyambhunath stupa, Hanumandhoka Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, etc. that are enlisted by UNESCO as the World Heritage Sites. Chandragiri hill is also becoming pretty popular nowadays for cable car ride, and short hiking.
The cremation bank, Jaybageshwari, Deupatan, Pashupatinath Temple, Garighat, 1000 Shivalingas, Shleshmantak forest, ancient art, sculptures, architectures, carvings, shrines, and chaityas of the Pashupatinath Temple area is worth paying a visit to. You shall find several idols, shrines, and a Saraswati Temple at Swoyambhunath. There are stone, metal, and wood inscriptions at Changunarayan temple; also this is the hub during Jatras. Hanumandhoka Durbar Square holds historical importance as it was the administrative centre during the Malla and Shah regimes. You shall find exquisite pieces of art and architecture, and museum, Kasthamandap, Basantapur palace, great bell, etc. at this place.
Inside the Patan Durbar Square, there are Bhimsen Temple, Krishna Mandir, Ratomachhindranath Temple, Taleju Temple, and several arts and crafts. Similarly, inside the Bhaktapur Durbar Square, you shall find fifty-five windowed palace, Nyatpola Temple, and several wooden carvings on windows, walls and doors. There are about 45 Buddhist monasteries in Boudhanath stupa area. These are some of the best sites that you cannot afford to miss a visit if you are in Nepal. There are some the touristic places very near the Kathmandu valley that are popular for their views, natural beauty, and culture.
The views of mountain ranges from Nagarkot is widely appreciated. Similarly, the ride in the cable car gondola at Chandragiri can be another adventure for you. Shivapuri, Chisapani, Dahachok, etc. can be some of the major hiking destinations for you. Dahachok Homestay is one of the best homestays in Nepal that offer you the warm atmosphere of Nepalese culture. You can expand your cultural thirst during your stay with us. We provide you special hiking and cultural tours packages. Further, if you fancy Nepalese dishes, we can organize special cooking classes for you. For any information about tourist places in Kathmandu or query, do not hesitate to contact us, we shall be pleased to hear from you.