Shrines in Kathmandu

There are a lot of destinations and shrines in Kathmandu where you can spend your leisure time while being able to explore something different, ancient, and beautiful. You will be able to witness the oldest artifacts, architects, and arts along with some traditions and cultures which have been started long since the era of god. There are a lot of festivals which are a lot more exciting, and something you have never experienced. Here is the list of destinations around Kathmandu valley and as well as some ancient festivals and traditions you can explore while you are here.

  • Budhanilkantha Temple

    Budhanilkantha is the most important Lord Vishnu Temple in the valley. Here you can observe the fine art which has been given the shape of the magnificent 5th century an image of sleeping Vishnu. Once you are here you can add more thrill to your tour by visiting the Shivapuri national park which is just above the temple itself.The sculpture ...

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  • Swoyambhunath

    Swayambhunath meaning “Self-existent one” is believed to exist back in 460 A.D. being built by King Manadeya which later in the 13th century became one of the important Buddhist pilgrimage sites. Swoyambhunath is one of the holiest and most ancient Buddhist stupas in Nepal. The stupa is said to be existed there for more than 2000 years, when Kathmandu valley ...

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  • Boudhanath Stupa

    Located about 11 km (6.8 mi) from the center and northeastern outskirts of Kathmandu, Boudhanath Stupa’s massive mandala makes it one of the largest spherical stupas in Nepal. Boudhanath Stupa is one of the most attractive stupas and has been a popular tourist destination in Kathmandu Valley. The stupa was enlisted as a UNESCO World Heritage site during the year ...

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  • Pashupatinath Temple

    Pashupatinath Temple, a sacred and famous Hindu temple in the Hindu religion. The temple is located on the banks of the Bagmati River, approximately 5 kilometers northeast of Kathmandu in the eastern part of Kathmandu Valley, the capital of Nepal. The temple is home to the Hindu Most honorable and great deity, Lord Pashupatinath. Pashupatinath is one of the temples ...

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