Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal and is famous for its culture, heritage, and religious places. In addition to those, this city is also known for its mesmerizing natural beauty, including majestic mountains, lush green valleys and artistic history. It should be your next travel destination if you are looking for an ultimate adventure or want to find peace of mind by getting lost in dazzling beauty of this city.
Here are few reasons to visit the capital of Nepal:
Kathmandu is really a rich city when it comes to history and architecture. It has always fascinated people around the world with its beautiful monuments and historical religious places. We have made a list of some places you can visit during your Kathmandu trip. Check the list out below:
Rani Pokhari is also known as Queen’s Pond. This historic pond is located in central Kathmandu. Rani Pokhari was built by King Pratap Malla in 17th century to console his wife after his son’s death. He collected water from different holy places to sanctify the pond. Rani Pokhari is one of the famous landmarks known for its religious and aesthetic significance. There is a temple in the middle of the pond which opens only once in the year.
This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It was built in 5th century and is considered as a masterpiece of Hindu architecture. It has four doors covered with Silver sheets. There are wooden sculptures in the temple and it is believed that they make your wishes come true.
It’s also called the Monkey temple because of the hundreds of monkeys that guard the Swayambhunath temple. This historical temple was constructed in the 5th century. It’s a true example of perfect art. You will have to climb 365 stairs to reach the top, but there is also a car facility if you can’t climb stairs.
Kathmandu is blessed with natural beauty. The city has a lot to offer if you love nature and want to enjoy spectacular views.
You can have the best views of Himalayas from the Chandragiri hills. There are also cable car rides which you can take in the hills and enjoy the views and scenery of this location from high up.
It’s one of the best hill stations to feel nature. Nagarkot is located in Bhaktapur District located 32 kilometres east of Kathmandu. This place is utterly enriched with natural beauty. Nagarkot is also famous for trekking.
Kathmandu is truly a traveler’s paradise, you must have realized that by reading through the destinations we’ve picked out. Visit this beautiful city and explore its attractions with your family for some memorable and adventurous experiences.
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