Kathmandu is the capital and largest city of Nepal. For several hundred years, kathmandu valley was one of the three rival royal cities containing with Kathmandu(Kantipur), Bhadgaon(Bhaktapur) and Patan(Lalitpur) of great historic,religious and cultural interest. Situated in close distance to each other, today these three almost run together in entire valley. It is an incredibly diverse historical city consist of as many ancient hindus and buddhist 's temples, stupas, monasteries as there are houses. Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal in itself is a city of wonders. On your one day tour, you will not be able to see the entire valley, but this full day sightseeing tour of kathamndu, you will be taken to some of the most important wellknown cultural, historical and monumental sites. Many of these are squares,Temples and Stupas that are also listed in as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. After breakfast, we start our visits to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites within the Kathmandu District in private vehicle. The temples, stupas and other religious spots that you will encounter at each corner of every street will let you know why Kathmandu is called the city of temples. This City Tour shares all the special memories of Kathmandu city with you; mainly the UNESCO listed heritage sites namely Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath stupa, Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath stupa and Bhaktapur Durbar Square. The narrow streets, crowds in the city will frighten you for a while but soon you will know that it is how life goes in here. Lying in the heart of Kathmandu city, the palace is a true demonstration of fine art, culture, architecture and designs. The beautifully sculptured designs in the stones, buildings, temples, pillars and windows are a true inspiration.Our One-day cultural city tour in Kathmandu provides a close glimpse of Nepal. It not only shows the rich culture of the Nepalese people but also takes you back in time through its architectural skills.
Kathmandu Durbar Square
Kathmandu Durbar square indicates the nepalese art and architecure.The art, architecture and designs manifested in the pillars , windows and building of the palace are magnificent which was built during Malla dynasty who ruled over Nepal from 12th -18th century.This square is home to house full of woodcarving of different god and goddess which is also called Hanuman Doka ,big statue of Hanuman is stand in front of gate which derived place named Hanuman Doka.One of the most popular temples of Kathmandu Durbar Square is Kashthamandap, also known by Maru Sattal.It is believed that the name of Kathmandu city is derived from the name of this temple, and it is said that this whole temple is built by only one single tree.The most visited temple of Kathmandu is Maru Ganesh. The people of Kathmandu Valley believe that the 4 Ganesh statues in the 4 corners of Kathmandu Valley protect the people living in Kathmandu. Every day people go to worship this temple, and especially on Tuesdays, you can see a long que of people waiting for hours to worship.
Swayambhunath is one of the oldest popular Buddhist Stupa in Kathmandu lies on the top of hill covering a large area,consist of large Buddha's Statues and Monasteries, gompas and influence of Buddhism, from where whole kathmandu valleys can be seen.We can find out as around the stupa to many monkeys live,and is the home of mokeys so it is also known as by Monkey temple which is said to have 2500 years old. Pashupatinath Temple Pashupatinath temple is the oldest Hindu's temple among the hindu pilgrims.Only hindus are allowed to enter in this temple which is in bank of Bagmati river.Pashupatinath is a temple of Lord Shiva where around too many small temples are also existed that consist of cremation center where everyday dead bodies are cremated
Boudhanath Stupa is the largest and high valued buddhist t Stupa in the world where around too many buddhist 's monasteries are stated and it is very popular attraction in Kathmandu Valley.Daily too many buddhist people rounds the stupa to gain religious rite.Here you not only get to appreciate the spectacular art and architecture but you will be feel blessed.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square
Bhaktapur is an old Newar town at the eastern part of Kathmandu and one of the most attractive part is Bhaktapur Durbar square which is grand palace build by Malla Kings .The Square houses of the 55 windows palace,Golden gate, Taleju Temple, Nyatapol Temple, national art gallery are most well known of this place.