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Heritage sites in Kathmandu

12th Sep, 2019


Nepal is a multi-cultural and multi-religious country. Info Trekking Nepal is offering to you for sightseeing in Kathmandu valley in the heritage site. Do you know? Trips to Kathmandu could be a historical and majestic city, where you'll be able to realize a number of the globe heritage sites in Kathmandu. As you can explore the cultural and rituals of the historical sites. If you have very short time and you want to explore the beauty of Kathmandu then it can be the best trip for you. Here, Kathmandu UNESCO Sites does contain different cultural places as Pashupatinath Temple, Swyambhunath, Bouddhanath, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square and many more.

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Five cultural heritage sites you must visit in Kathmandu valley:

Pashupatinath Temple:

It is one of the holiest temples in Nepal. We can see people doing baths and other things as Pashupatinath is considered as one of the important Hinduism temples for the people in Nepal. One of the best fascinating thing about this place is you can see here is ‘Aarati’ in the evening, with so much delightful and wonderful moment.


It is one of the Buddhist pilgrimage destinations as it is considered as the most ancient and holy shrines in the Kathmandu Valley. A designated UNESCO World Heritage site, Swyambhunath is known as ‘Monkey Temple’, as you can find a group of monkeys is bounded together. ‘Buddha Jayanti’ and ‘Losar’ are the main festivals which are celebrated at Swyambhunath.

Bhaktapur Durbar Square:

Bhaktapur is filled with many examples of sculpture, woodcarving and colossal pagoda temples consecrated to different gods and goddesses. It’s a museum of medieval and architecture. It’s major attraction points are 55 window palace, Nyatapola Temple, BhairavaNath Temple, Golden Gate. This place is also famous for ‘Juju Dhau’ (Curd). Here, you can have it as a dessert.


It is one of the sacred Buddhist temples which provides a fascinating insight into the history of Nepal’s holiest Buddhist stupa, and one of the world’s largest. Here, you can find people conduct and practice together during their pilgrims such as chanting the ‘Ommani Padme Hum’ or spinning the prayer wheels.

Patan Durbar Square:         

Patan Durbar square is well known for its traditional crafts and rich artistic heritage. It is one of the three Durbar Square in Kathmandu Valley. The major attractions of this square are Krishna Mandir, Patan Museum, Patan Durbar Square,  MahaBouddha, The AshokanStupasand many more. An array of bronze statues and religious objects which is contained by a museum makes a special effect to Patan’s religious and social life.

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