On a visit to Kathmandu you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Kathmandu. These places are what Kathmandu is all about. These must see places in Kathmandu will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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Boudhanath (Boudha),Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
05:00 pm - 07:00 pm
They say there is no other place quite like Bodhnath. Easily, one of the most beautiful stupas and also one of the largest in Asia, Bodhnath reverberates surreal spiritualistic charm. Textbook perfect beauty, set amidst the mighty Himalayas, there are about 29 gompas in and around this majestic pilgrimage.
Many maroon clad Tibetan Buddhist monks &a...
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07:00 am - 10:00 am
With a view that truly gets you closer to god, the Swayambhunath temple is the perfect place to get in touch with your spiritual self. A steep climb up the hill unveils a breathtaking panorama of Kathmandu, a sight that leaves you speechless with awe.
Known for its monkeys that are also worshipped as the deity, the temple is full of monkey families...
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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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Changunarayan, Central Region, Nepal
07:00 am - 09:00 am
Nepal’s true gem, located 22 km from Kathmandu, the Changu Narayan temple is one of the oldest Vishnu shrines in the world. The temple is full of intricate carvings and paintings dating back to the Licchavi period, worthy of a UNESCO world heritage status. Part of the charm of this serene pilgrimage is the fact that it is not too crowded.
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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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Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park, Sundarijal, Central Region, Nepal
Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park is situated on the northern fringe of Kathmandu valley and lies about 12 km away from the centre of capital city. If bird songs and animal whispers are what excite you, Shivapuri Nagarjun National park is just the place for you. Established as recent as 2002, this is one of the last areas of woodland left in t...
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Bagmati River, Kathmandu, Nepal
04:00 am - 09:00 pm
The crematorium at Pashupatinath temple is a solemn place where most Nepalese Hindus have their last rites. On the banks of Bagmati river, one can notice the varied funeral practices that are followed by people. The ambiance here is a sombre and peaceful. Visitors can just sit and watch the ceremonies to understand the complexities of the Hindu religion.
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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...