Kathmandu city is where you can easily see the history and culture of Nepalese people. It is also said that city of temples where you can see many temples on the way of streets. On Kathmandu sightseeing day tour, you can enjoy the Culture and tradition along with the ethnic Local Newars and other people of different castes.
During Kathmandu city sightseeing day tour, we will visit the world heritage sightings which are enlisted in UNESCO world heritage sites. Kathmandu is dreamland of tourist from many years. It is beautiful place where we can see people from different tradition, culture and lifestyle. Kathmandu city is place where you will see the Buddhist and Hindu religious people’s tradition. In Kathmandu, we will visit Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Bouddhanath and Kathmandu durbar square.
Places to visit around Kathmandu City
Pashupatinath temple is famous temple in Kathmandu which was made in fifth century by Lichchavi king Prachanda Dev. Near Pashupatinath Temple you can see flowing sacred river. Every year in July month (Shrawan) thousands of devotees come here with bare foot from India and different places of Nepal to visit Pashupatinath Lord Shiva. Another big time for hindu pilgrims to visit this temple is in the month of Mar- Apr in which time falls the biggest festival of Hindu- Mahashivaratri. Thousands of hindus from all around the country and India wish to visit this sacred temple on this day.
Swayambhunath Stupa aka Monkey Temple
Swayambhunath is also known as monkey temple. This place is famous for Buddhist pilgrims, we can see many monks here who worship lord Buddha. Thousands of people come here from foreign country to visit this lord Buddha’s sacred place. This place is also enlisted on the world heritage sites by UNESCO and of course for an obvious reason. This oldest Stupa in Nepal has it own religious myths.
It is a largest spherical stupa in Nepal where we see people from different country visit and enjoy the place. And environment there is peace. Thousands of Tibetan and Chinese visit here. It looks like giant Mandala and on the top of stupa we can see the symbolic eyes of Lord Buddha from all four sides. During Losar , a Tibetan New Year in February or March it is the biggest festival for them.
Kathmandu Durbar Square
Kathmandu durbar square is where lies the Royal Palace of a former Kingdom of Kathmandu which is one of three Durbar located inside Kathmandu valley. It is also listed in UNESCO world heritage sites. In this Area resides many historic building and temples which was made by the ancient people from Malla Dynasty era and constitutes its very unique pagoda design. Though In the earthquake of 2015 several buildings collapsed, efforts are made in the renovation to bring it back to the original state. It is also known as Hanuman Dhoka Durbar square.