The most beautiful sights in Kathmandu

The most beautiful sights in Kathmandu

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.

Article
Boudhanath stupa
27.721, 85.362
1 360 m / 4 462 ft

#1 Boudhanath stupa

The Most Holy Buddhist Temple in Kathmandu

One of the most interesting places in the entire Kathmandu Basin is the Boudhanath Stupa. Stupa is located in the center of a small square, adjacent to a beautiful Buddhist monastery. Enjoy the beautiful atmosphere behind the melody of monotonous Buddhist music.

I want there
Been there
np
Pashupatinah Temple
27.71, 85.349
1 315 m / 4 314 ft

#2 Pashupatinah Temple

Nepalese Varanasi

The holiest Hindu temple in Nepal is such a miniature analogy to Indian Varanasi. In the Ghat are burned dead, unfortunately, in a bit of undignified atmosphere with foreign tourists making photos. Besides, it is a very interesting architectural complex that stretches along both sides of the sacred river Bagmati.

I want there
Been there
np
Durbar square at Kathamndu
27.704, 85.306
1 310 m / 4 298 ft

#3 Durbar square at Kathamndu

Kathmandu Historical Center

The historical center of Kathmandu is undoubtedly Durbar Square full of Hindu temples. More than a classic square reminds of the tangle of several streets. Unfortunately, this city center was ugly damaged during the earthquake in 2015 and slowly restored to its original beauty.

I want there
Been there
np

Swayambhunath Stupa
27.715, 85.29
1 400 m / 4 593 ft

#4 Swayambhunath Stupa

Sacred Monkey Temple

Stupa Swayambhunath is one of the three most important religious sites in Kathmandu. Thanks to its location on the top of a high hill, it is also a distinct dominant of the city. Besides its architecture it is interesting for tourists thanks to the dozens of monkeys that live here and attract delicacies.

I want there
Been there
np
Kathesimbu Stupa
27.71, 85.31
1 310 m / 4 298 ft

#5 Kathesimbu Stupa

Beautiful stupa in Thamel

Stupa Kathesimba is one of the lesser-known sights in Kathmandu, but it is very nice, and besides, it is an interesting Buddhist temple. It is located just a few meters from the bustling Thamel streets

I want there
Been there
np
Budhanilkantha
27.778, 85.362
1 450 m / 4 757 ft

#6 Budhanilkantha

Temple of sleeping Vishnu

A little-known and less visited tourists in the north of Kathmandu are called Budhanilkantha (not to mention the much-known Boudhanath stage). It is the largest statue of the sleeping god Vishnu.

I want there
Been there
np