The National Museum of Nepal (Rashtriya Museum) is a popular attraction of the capital city of Kathmandu. About a century old, the museum stands as a tourist destination and historical symbol for Nepal. Being the largest museum of the country of Nepal, it plays an important role in nationwide archaeological works and development of museums. The classical building of the museum is on the Western side of the river Vishnu against a hilly background. Entering the museum, on the left is the Art Gallery displaying statues, wood carvings and paintings.
The Kulekhani Dam is a rock-fill dam on the Kulekhani River near Kulekhani in Makwanpur District of Narayani Zone, Nepal.The 114 m (374 ft) tall dam creates a reservoir called Indra Sarobar which stores 85,300,000 m3 (69,200 acre ft) of water.
Chitlang is located to the south west of Kathmandu valley in mid-hills called Mahabharat range.Chitlang VDC is located in ancient Newar settlement. Inscriptions dating back to Lichchavi era have been found in this place.
The ancient Hindu temple of Changu Narayan About this soundListen (help·info) is located on a high hilltop that is also known as Changu or Dolagiri. The temple was surrounded by champak tree forest and a small village known as Changu. The temple is located in Changunarayan VDC of Bhaktapur District, Nepal. This hill is about 7 miles or 12 km east of Kathmandu and a few miles north of Bhaktapur.
Dakshinkali Temple, also Dakshin Kali Temple, located 22 kilometres (14 mi) outside Kathmandu and about 1 kilometre (0.6 mi) outside the village of Pharping, is one of the major hindu temples in Nepal dedicated to the goddess Kali. Animal sacrifices, particularly of cockerels and uncastrated male goats, are the main way that the goddess is worshipped, and this is especially seen during the Dashain festival.
Lakuri lies 14 km North-East to the district headquarters of Lalitpur, Patan. Snowfall occurs in the hills in winter and good rainfall occurs in summer. Lakuri Bhanjyang is one of the notable place for snowfall during extreme winter. It is also a famous hiking destination for tourists.
Dhulikhel is a municipality in Kavrepalanchowk District of Nepal.Dhulikhel is located at the Eastern rim of Kathmandu Valley, south of the Himalayas at 1550m above sea level and is situated 30 km southeast of Kathmandu and 74 km southwest of Kodari. The snowfed mountains seen from Dhuklikhel are a fine panoramic. When a blue haze covers the lower portion of the mountains, they seem to be floating in the air.
Surya Chaur is located in Northside hill of kathmandu valley. Surya chaur has best nature view of valley and mountain. We can see almighty ganesh himal with beautful landscape.Surya chaur can be hike from Jhor Waterfall. We can reach there in 1 and half hour hike from Jhor.The breathtaking unparalleled panoramas of Annapurna, Ganesh, Langtang, Gaurishanker and their wide ranges along with the beautiful surrounding views including tiny local villages and the traditional terraced farming. From different parts of the trails, the beautiful bird’s eye view of dense
Kopan Monastery is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery near Boudhanath, on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal. It is a member of the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT), an international network of Gelugpa dharma centers, and once served as its headquarters.Kopan Monastery has also recently become a popular recreational destination for Kathmandu residents and tourists. On Saturdays it regularly receives hundreds of visitors. The monastery is not open to the public on other days of the week.
Namo Budha lies in southeast of Nepal’s capital city Kathmandu and 2.3km from Manegaun, a Tamang/Dalit village. It lies at the top of the hill in shyampati vdc. It is one of the most beautiful and a center for tourism.
Nagdaha is a lake in the Dhapakhel Village Development Committee (VDC) of Lalitpur District, in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal.Like many other water bodies and physical features of Kathmandu, the Nagdaha is also steeped in legends. According to one, a male serpent resides in Taudaha and the resident serpent of Nagdaha is female.
Taudaha Lake is a small lake in the outskirts of Kathmandu, in Nepal. The name comes from a combination of Newari words ‘Ta’, meaning snake and ‘Daha’, which means lake.The Taudaha Lake is believed to be a remnant pool of the huge lake that once existed where now the city of Kathmandu sits. Around 40 species of birds have been recorded out of which 17 are residents, 2 are summer migrants and rest are winter migrants
Ta Pukhu (Siddha Pokhari) is a big rectangular water pond near the main city gate. It was built during the reign of King Yakshya Malla in the early 15th century and is associated with a number of myths. From this spot a wide range of snowy peaks are visible on clear day.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square is the royal palace of the old Bhaktapur Kingdom, 1,400 metres (4,600 ft) above sea level. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.The Bhaktapur Durbar Square is located in the current town of Bhaktapur, also known as Khwopa, which lies 13 km east of Kathmandu. While the complex consists of at least four distinct squares (Durbar Square, Taumadhi Square, Dattatreya Square and Pottery Square) the whole area is informally known as the Bhaktapur Durbar Square and is a highly visited site in the Kathmandu Valley
Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park is the ninth national park in Nepal and was established in 2002. It is located in the country’s mid-hills on the northern fringe of the Kathmandu Valley and named after Shivapuri Peak of 2,732 m (8,963 ft) altitude. It covers an area of 159 km2 (61 sq mi) in the districts of Kathmandu, Nuwakot and Sindhupalchowk, adjoining 23 Village Development Committees. In the west, the protected area extends to the Dhading District.
Kakani is a Gaunpalika and former village development committee in Nuwakot District in Province No. 3 of central Nepal.
As one of the most accessible settlements from Kathmandu over 2000 meters, this hill station hosts a British Gurkhas welfare bungalow and a number of hotels. The village is also home to a memorial park to the victims of Thai Airways International Flight 311.
Nagarkot is known for a sunrise view of the Himalayas including Mount Everest as well as other peaks of the Himalayan range of eastern Nepal. Nagarkot also offers a panoramic view of the Kathmandu Valley. The scenic beauty of the place makes it a very popular hiking route for tourists. It is located approximately 7000 ft (2000 m) above sea level and 28 km from Kathmandu International Airport.
Kalamashi is located 100m West below Nagarkot view tower,it is also known as Bojini Dam. Dam is surrounded by clean and green pine trees.
Chandragiri Hillis seven kilometres from Thankot, and lies on the south-west side of Kathmandu Valley which is 2551 metres above sea level. The hill provides panoramic views of Kathmandu Valley and the Himalayan ranges from Annapurna to Everest.
Sundarijal is located 15 kilometres (9 mi) northeast of Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu. Sundarijal Hydropower Station, located at Sundarijal, 15 km northeast of Kathmandu with installed capacity of 640 kW and annual design generation of 4.77 GWh was commissioned in 1934 AD in a grant from British governmenSundarijal covers an area of 5.18 square kilometres (2 sq mi).
Jhor Mahankal is a village and former Village Development Committee that is now part of Tokha Municipality in Kathmandu District in Province No. 3 of central Nepal. At the time of the 2011 Nepal census it had a population of 4103 and had 873 households in it.Jhor is famoush for Baundeshwor Gufa(Baruneshwor In Swosthani katha)and for the waterfalls.
Patan Durbar Square is situated at the centre of the city of Lalitpur in Nepal. It is one of the three Durbar Squares in the Kathmandu Valley, all of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. One of its attraction is the ancient royal palace where the Malla Kings of Lalitpur resided.The Durbar Square is a marvel of Newar architecture. The square floor is tiled with red bricks. There are many temples and idols in the area. The main temples are aligned opposite of the western face of the palace.
The Garden of Dreams is a neo-classical garden in Kaiser Mahal Kathmandu, Nepal, built in 1920. Designed by Kishore Narshingh, it consists of 6,895 square metres (74,220 sq ft) of gardens with three pavilions, an amphitheater, ponds, pergolas, and urns. From the mid-1960s, upon the death of its patron, Kaiser Sumsher Rana, it lay in neglect but was recently restored with the help of the Austrian government.
Kathmandu Durbar Square in front of the old royal palace of the former Kathmandu Kingdom is one of three Durbar (royal palace) Squares in the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal, all of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.Several buildings in the Square collapsed due to a major earthquake on 25 April 2015. Durbar Square was surrounded with spectacular architecture and vividly showcases the skills of the Newar artists and craftsmen over several centuries. The Royal Palace was originally at Dattaraya square and was later moved to the Durbar square.
Boudha Stupa is a stupa in Kathmandu, Nepal.Located about 11 km (6.8 mi) from the center and northeastern outskirts of Kathmandu, the stupa’s massive mandala makes it one of the largest spherical stupas in Nepal.The Buddhist stupa of Boudha Stupa dominates the skyline; it is one of the largest unique structure’s stupas in the world. The influx of large populations of refugees from Tibet has seen the construction of over 50 gompas (Tibetan convent) around Boudha.
The Pashupatinath Temple (Nepali: पशुपतिनाथ मन्दिर) is a famous and sacred Hindu temple complex that is located on the banks of the Bagmati River, approximately 5 kilometres north-east of Kathmandu in the eastern part of Kathmandu Valley, the capital of Nepal. The temple serves as the seat of Nepal’s national deity, Lord Pashupatinath. This temple complex was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites’s list in 1979. This “extensive Hindu temple precinct” is a “sprawling collection of temples, ashrams, images and inscriptions raised over the centuries along the banks of the sacred Bagmati river”
Manjushree Park, one of most natural, historic attactive park within Kathmandu valley. Fantastic well managed picnic spot. Visible 33 ft. high black stone carved Manjushree statue, Manjushree George, numerous caves, park with full of different rare botanical species, Jalabinayak Ganesh temple, Adinath temple, 115 yrs old suspension bridge, View of himalayan range with Mt. Everest, view of Kathmandu valley and chandragiri range, monasteries, Whoopee Land Fun park, Taudah lake are the atrractios of Manjushree Park and surroundings.’
Godawari- Royal Botanical Gardens is famous for its flora and fauna.You will able to see many green houses and clean crystal clear water. It is the most beautiful religious place too. Godawari is One of the most important visiting places in Nepal is one of the visiting places.
Swayambhunath Temple is an ancient religious architecture atop a hill in the Kathmandu Valley, west of Kathmandu city.The stupa consists of a dome at the base, above which is a cubical structure painted with eyes of Buddha looking in all four directions.It is located approximately 4 kms./2.5 miles, this Buddhist Stupa is said to be 2000 years old.