The capital city of Nepal

Kathmandu, the capital city and gateway to Nepal is a 218 square miles of area and is situated above 4400 ft above sea level. The valley consists of three historic, artistic and cultural towns namely Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur, which used to be independent principalities in the medieval era, until the Gorkha King Prithvi Naryan Shah conquered the country in the 18th century.
Kathmandu is the hub of Nepal's traditional culture and arts. This is the place for rest, relaxation and easy-day sightseeing of historic and artistic temples and monuments, and mountain views. Being the capital city of Nepal, it offers many services including international airlines, hotels and other facilities. One also enjoys Kathmandu for night life, shopping and of course for the mountain views.

Attractions in Kathmandu, around and from Kathmandu

  • Assan and Indrachowk If you want to see the traditional markets and business areas of Kathmandu Valley, you have to stroll through the narrow streets of Assan and Indrachowk, in the hert of Kathmandu.
    Assan is the juncti

  • Boudhanath Stupa The Boudhanath Stupa is the largest Buddhist structure in Nepal, and has been a power place and an important site of pilgrimage since its construction. In the ancient time, caravans of salt traders, m

  • Budhanilkantha Budhanilkantha is about 5m (17 ft) long stone sculpture of Lord Bishnu, lying on a snake coil bed in a water pool, as if floating, with his legs crossed. His four hands hold the four symbols of Vishnu

  • Kathmandu Durbar Square Kathmandu's Durbar Square is one of three durbar squares in the Kathmandu Valley. The square contains the Hanuman Dhoka Palace Complex, which was the Royal Nepalese Residence until the 19th century, a

  • Kumari Kumari, or Living Goddess is literally means virgin goddess in Kathmandu. The Kumari is revered and worshipped by Hindus as well as the Nepali Buddhists.
    Where as there are several Kumaris in Kathman

  • Maha Boudha On of the historic monument in Kathmandu.

  • Pashupatinath Temple When Lord Shiva came to area of Sleshmantak Forest in the form of a male deer to escape from his boredom; he became famous as the lord of Animals- Pashupatinath. When he was identified and people trie

  • Sankhu Sankhu, 16 km east of Kathmandu used to be the terminal on the old trade route to Tibet. The temple of Vajrajogini -a mystic Buddhist goddess is the most significant to see in Sankhu Village. The temp

  • Swayambhunath Stupa Swayambhunath Stupa, located atop a hill on the western fringe of Kathmandu, is a famous Buddhist shrine, equally venerated by Hindus as well. The stupa is associated with the evolution of Kathmandu v

  • Thamel If you are in Kathmandu a place you should not miss visiting is Thamel because it is here that you will see interesting sights, hear different sounds, and sample exotic food. Also, the town is a shopp