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Top attractions in Kathmandu

Sun Online Desk     4th March, 2017 11:23:52 printer

Top attractions in Kathmandu

 

Nestled in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal’s capital has long been a favourite with backpackers and a base camp for adventurers heading to the Himalayas.

Part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kathmandu also abounds in artistic and cultural wealth. Whether it’s the peaceful Buddhist stupas, the bustling temples or the historic monuments, Kathmandu offers a multitude of experiences.

 

Mountain flights

 

The world’s highest peak Mount Everest is also Nepal’s central attraction.

Don’t be disheartened if you can’t make the arduous trek—there are several convenient flights that offer close-up views of Everest.

 

 

Everest Skydive

 

 

The Everest Skydive is guaranteed to give you an adventurous high.

 

 

 

Boudhnath Stupa

 

 

Situated on the north-eastern edge of Kathmandu, this large white stupa is a major centre of Tibetan Buddhism.

 

 

Patan Durbar Square

 

 

The former capital of an independent kingdom, Kathmandu’s neighbouring town Patan lies across the Bagmati River.

 

 

Swayambhunath Temple

 

 

Perched on top of a hill, this Buddhist stupa lies on the outskirts of the city.


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