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Kathmandu day tour

Nepal cultural tour Glacier Adventure company also offer day tour in Kathmandu valley. Kathmandu is attractive city with architectural wonders, culture, Temple and Stupa. Even Kathmandu valley is listed UNESCO world Heritage Sites. Kathmandu day tour show you five place like Pashupatinath, Kathmandu durbar squre, swoyambhunath, Bouddhanath, Patan durbar squre. Our guide pick up from hotel.

 

Pasupatinath Temple

Pasupatinath temple is one of the famous Hindu temples in the world. Since this very temple also has its cultural and religious importance, it has been listed under the world heritage sites by UNESCO. The temple is situated 5 kilometer east from the heart of the Kathmandu, on the banks of sacred Bagmati River. Being one of the most important Hindu temples, this is a center of annual pilgrimage. From the time immemorial, the Pasupatinath area contains numerous temples, stupas, monasteries, images and inscriptions. The area is not only a pilgrimage site for the Hindus but also an important cultural treasury for the whole world. However, only Hindus are permitted to enter from the main gate.

Kathmandu Durbar Square

Kathmandu Durbar Square is one of the cultural sites listed under the world Heritage site by UNESCO, as it has cultural and religious significant. It is located in the heart of Kathmandu. It is popularly known as Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square. This is an ancient seat of the Nepalese Royalty. Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square consists of a huge royal square exposing a tremendous variety of temples dedicated to different Hindus gods and goddess. Most of the buildings, we can see here dated from 15th to 18th century. There are number of superb arts and architecture, a dozen of temples with fabulous wood carving, all these features have made Kathmandu Durbar Square an important place for having sightseeing in Nepal.

Patan Durbar square

Patan Durbar Square is located at nearly about 7-kilometer southeast of Kathmandu. This city is roughly inhabited by some 1.2 million people. It is considered to be the oldest of city in Kathmandu valley. This city was founded in 3rd century AD. This is known to be the city of fine arts having hundreds of fascinating Hindu and Buddhist monuments scattered in and around. The most important monument no doubt is Patan Durbar Square, recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site. The square has been described as one of the most picturesque collection of buildings that have been set up so small place by the piety of oriental man. Most of the monuments in this square date back to the medieval Malla period 15th to 17th century, known to be the golden period of Nepalese art and architecture. The important things to be seen in this area include the golden gate and the golden window of the old palace, the beautiful piece of traditional metal crafts, the famed Krishna temple with 21 golden pinnacles, the Royal bath of Sundari chowk, a perfect piece of the classic work in stone. Royal Taleju temple, Viswa Nath temple and Char Narayan temple are the finest examples of the unique craftsmanship in wood; the temple of Bhimsen with the magnificent golden balcony overlooking the square outside plus many other shrines and sculptures scattered in and around the square.

Shoyambhunath

Swoyambhunath is a famous Buddhist Stupa, situated at the hilltop, some three-kilometer west of Kathmandu city. It is one of the best known Budhhist shrines. This Stupa also has been listed under the world heritage site list by UNESCO. This is believed to have been built some 2000 years ago. This stupa is popularly known as monkey temple among the visitors. The main structure of the stupa is made up of brick and clay which supports a lofty conical spire capped by a pinnacle of copper gilt. There are all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha on the four sides of spire. It is situated at 70-m. above the level of valley and therefore, you can see the superb views of valley. Swoyambhunath is a mosaic of small Stupa and pagoda temples. There is famous goddess with the shrine of Ajima called Harati mata in front of the stupa. This temple of goddess believes to be famous in the way of tantric. Both the stupa of Lord Buddha and temple of a goddess are surrounded by other temples and Tibetan monasteries. Being located in the top level of valley, this place is famous for visitors for sightseeing.

Bouddhanath Stupa

Bouddhantha Stupa is regarded to be one of the oldest and the biggest Buddhist monuments ever built in Nepal. This is one another Buddhist stupa listed under the world cultural sites lists by UNESCO. Bouddhanath is an imposing structure standing some 36 meters. The Stupa stands on the massive three level Mandala style platform surrounded by colorful private family houses. The basic feature of this great stupa is very much like that of Swoyambhunath stupa except its finial displaying. It is much bigger than Swayambhunath Stupa. This stupa is said to have been built in 5th century AD.

Patan Durbar Square is located at nearly about 7-kilometer southeast of Kathmandu. This city is roughly inhabited by some 1.2 million people. It is considered to be the oldest of city in Kathmandu valley. This city was founded in 3rd century AD. This is known to be the city of fine arts having hundreds of fascinating Hindu and Buddhist monuments scattered in and around. The most important monument no doubt is Patan Durbar Square, recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site. The square has been described as one of the most picturesque collection of buildings that have been set up so small place by the piety of oriental man. Most of the monuments in this square date back to the medieval Malla period 15th to 17th century, known to be the golden period of Nepalese art and architecture. The important things to be seen in this area include the golden gate and the golden window of the old palace, the beautiful piece of traditional metal crafts, the famed Krishna temple with 21 golden pinnacles, the Royal bath of Sundari chowk, a perfect piece of the classic work in stone. Royal Taleju temple, Viswa Nath temple and Char Narayan temple are the finest examples of the unique craftsmanship in wood; the temple of Bhimsen with the magnificent golden balcony overlooking the square outside plus many other shrines and sculptures scattered in and around the square.