Kathmandu City Tour of Cultural and Heritage Sites
‘an exciting tour in the heart of Kathmandu steeped with historical world heritage sites’
Starting our Kathmandu city tour around famous world heritage sites with interesting time, the morning after breakfast our city and cultural guide lead you to places of interest around Kathmandu heritage sites.
Kathmandu Old Durbar Square (palace courtyard):
Uncountable monuments around Kathmandu Durbar Square.
The house of the Living Goddess (Kumari Ghar), ferocious Kal Bhairab, the red monkey god, and hundreds of erotic carvings are a few examples of the sights at the Square! The buildings here are the greatest achievements of the Malla dynasty.
The Square teems with colorful life. Vendors sell vegetables, curios, flutes, and other crafts around the Kastamandap rest house.
Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple):
More than 25 C old, stands as one of the world’s oldest Buddhist Stupa.
The Great Stupa of Swayambhunath is the wonder that was Nepal, the glory that was Nepal.
Listed as World Heritage Site a nerve center, for the faithful worship of Vajrayana philosophy in honor of Lord Adi Buddha, painted on four-sided based by spiral all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha, keeping an eternal watch on the Valley distinguishing between vice and virtue.
a mere distance west of Kathmandu City, situated on a hillock, at about 500 feet above the level of the Valley. The whole hill is a mosaic of small Chaityas and pagoda temples possessing great five Mahayana (Lamaism) and one Hinayana (Therbadist). On the hind hill is located another important Buddhist shrine; it is called Manjushree. This Chinese Buddha is the God of Knowledge.
A pagoda style Hindu temple with gilt roofing and richly carved silver doors dedicated to Lord Shiva and is situated on the bank of the holy Bagmati River. One of the most sacred temples in the entire Hindu world, Pashupatinath Temple is the nerve center of pilgrimage on the day of shiva-ratri.
Largest Buddhist monument of South Asia. The ancient colossal chortens built in 6th century A.D. by King Man Deb. It rests on a series of three terraces, relevant shape of a lotus flower.
The Stupa surrounded by a circular market, which forms a part of Tibet town. In this case, also the four pairs of the Buddha’s eyes give a vivid flash to the four cardinal directions.
The Stupa embraces the authentic philosophy of Mahayana, faith known as Lamaism in Nepal, Sikkim, Ladakh, Bhutan and Tibet.
Kathmandu City Tour Profile:
Tour Mode: An exciting day tour with short drive led by our expert guides
Tour Duration: Morning 9 a.m. to 1 a.m. with lunch breaks and from 2 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tour Areas: Kathmandu Durbar Square-Swayambhunath-Pashupatinath and Bouddhanath
Season: All Year except July to Mid September monsoon times.
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