7 Heritage sites in the heritage city Kathmandu.

7 Heritage sites in the heritage city Kathmandu.

Posted Dec 16th, 2012 under Trip Report,

 

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Bhaktapur Durbar Square.

Great China International Tours, Inc. sent the group of 11 to Kathmandu. The group was here for the very short period. They arrived on November 9. On their arrival day Explore Himalaya guided them during the sightseeing tours of Pashupatinath and Boudhanath.

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Hindus sacred Temple: Pashupatinath Temple.

Pashupatipatinath and Boudhanath are both the UNESCO heritage sites. Pahupatipatinath is an ancient Hindu Mega Temple and Boudhanath is the Buddhist pilgrimage.

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Kathmandu Durbar Square.

On November 10, the group were on the sightseeing tour of two other UNESCO heritage sites; Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Changhunarayan Temple. After, the sightseeing tour the group headed to Nagarkot.

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Ancient artistic display at Boudhanath.

Nagarkot is a hilltop tourist village 25 km east of Kathmandu. It is popular destination particularly for the outstanding mountain views and the breathtaking sunset and sunrise views.

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Patan Durbar Square.

On 11th after the sunrise view at Nagarkot, the group drove back to Kathmandu. They wanted to visit the remaining UNESCO heritage sites in the valley. They made the sightseeing tour of Patan Durbar Square, Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple).

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Changhunarayan at its Entrance.

The hilarious ancient arts and culture at these heritage sites made the visitors tour worthy. They made the late night departure from TIA on the 11th.

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At Monkey Temple: Swayambhunath.

Pics: Explore Himalaya.

 

Kathmandu valley has the ancient cultural and religious values and the valley is as a whole an UNESCO World Heritage Site . Visit this Heritage city with Explore Himalaya.

 

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