Kathmandu is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Kathmandu one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Kathmandu is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Kathmandu or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Kathmandu. Explore the historical monuments of Kathmandu with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Kathmandu guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Kathmandu page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Kathmandu landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Kathmandu.
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Tridevi Sadak, 44600, Nepal
09:00 am - 10:00 pm
The Garden of Dreams, a neo classical historical garden, is situated in the midst of Kathmandu city, Nepal. The Garden's design has much in common with formal European gardens: paved perimeter paths, punctuated by pavilions, trellises, and various planting areas, surrounded by a sunken flower garden with a large pond at its center. It is an archite...
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Narayanthan, Kathmandu, Nepal
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Budhanilkantha is an area near Kathmandu that is known for its statue of sleeping Lord Vishnu. This place is not to be missed if you are interested in myths, legends and religious symbolism. It is carved from a single piece of stone and features Lord Vishnu reclining on a bed of serpents. It is located at a short distance of 10 kilometres from Kath...
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Kopan, Kathmandu, Nepal
11:00 am - 01:00 pm
They say, silence speaks a million words. At Kopan, silence cleanses your soul and Buddhist meditation rejuvenates your mind. The Kopan Monastery is a famous centre of learning Buddhism with meditation retreats that are quite famous amongst people of races and religions.
In recent days, Kopan Monastery has also established itself as a popular recre...
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Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
11:00 am - 04:00 pm
Narayanhiti is a walled palace that holds testimony of the most important political changes that transformed Nepal. Formerly the residence of King Gyanendra, it was soon converted into a people’s museum after he was asked to move out in 2007. Visitors get to experience the grandeur (or gaudiness, depending on your taste) of the throne and ban...