The most beautiful sights in Kathmandu

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Petr Liška
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The most beautiful sights in Kathmandu
Updated: 14.11.2020

In the capital of Kathmandu you will find very interesting Buddhist and Hindu monuments, which are definitely worth a visit. Some of them are relatively well accessible by foot. Count on the fact that most of them are subject to relatively high admissions (in Nepal), and part of them is damaged after a massive earthquake in 2015.


The most beautiful Nepalese royal city

| Altitude: 1 336 m / 4 383 ft

Bhaktapur, located only a short distance east of Kathmandu, is due to its historic center, taken as the most… continue reading

Boudhanath stupa

The Most Holy Buddhist Temple in Kathmandu

| Altitude: 1 360 m / 4 462 ft

One of the most interesting places in the entire Kathmandu Basin is the Boudhanath Stupa. Stupa is located in… continue reading

Pashupatinah Temple

Nepalese Varanasi

| Altitude: 1 315 m / 4 314 ft

The holiest Hindu temple in Nepal is such a miniature analogy to Indian Varanasi. In the Ghat are burned dead… continue reading


The former royal town

| Altitude: 1 314 m / 4 311 ft

Patan was formerly a separate royal city, today it is essentially just the southern suburb of Kathmandu. The… continue reading

Durbar square at Kathamndu

Kathmandu Historical Center

| Altitude: 1 310 m / 4 298 ft

The historical center of Kathmandu is undoubtedly Durbar Square full of Hindu temples. More than a classic… continue reading

Swayambhunath Stupa

Sacred Monkey Temple

| Altitude: 1 400 m / 4 593 ft

Stupa Swayambhunath is one of the three most important religious sites in Kathmandu. Thanks to its location… continue reading


Ancient city on the hill

Altitude: 1 395 m / 4 577 ft

West of Kathmandu, just behind the city bypass, you will find the interesting historic city of Kirtipur. Due… continue reading

Changu Narayan

The oldest temple in Nepal

| Altitude: 1 522 m / 4 993 ft

Changu Narayan is a major Hindu temple located near Kathmandu and the tourist center of Bhaktapur. Due to its… continue reading

Kathesimbu Stupa

Beautiful stupa in Thamel

| Altitude: 1 310 m / 4 298 ft

Stupa Kathesimba is one of the lesser-known sights in Kathmandu, but it is very nice, and besides, it is an… continue reading

Amideva Buddha Park in Kathmandu

The largest statues of Buddhas in Kathmandu

Altitude: 1 334 m / 4 377 ft

At the western end of the hill, on which stands the famous Swayambhunath Stupa, right by the city ring, is… continue reading

Garden of Dreams in Kathmandu

The quietest place in Kathmandu

Altitude: 1 305 m / 4 281 ft

Right in the bustling and crowded center of Kathmandu you can find a beautiful and quiet place, such an oasis… continue reading

Rani Pokhari

Holy Lake in the center of Kathmandu

Altitude: 1 297 m / 4 255 ft

Rani Pokhari or Queen's Lake can be found right in the center of Kathmandu. In the center of the pond is a… continue reading


Temple of sleeping Vishnu

| Altitude: 1 450 m / 4 757 ft

A little-known and less visited tourists in the north of Kathmandu are called Budhanilkantha (not to mention… continue reading

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