Kathmandu area, Kathmandu
Have a good view of Kathmandu from the rooftop. Since Kathmandu does not have many tall buildings, you can go up to the rooftop level of your hotel to have a good view of the city and surrounding hills. The best time is in the early morning during and after sunrise.
There are plenty of local handicrafts and other interesting stuff to buy along the streets of Kathmandu, and they are at a very cheap price too. Of course you need to bargain to get the price even lower :)
It is the capital city of Nepal. It is a vey artistic and historic city throughout the whole World. There are old building, temples and old palaces with beautiful wood and stone carving. A very typical archetectural things can be seen in this city. There are seven World Heritage Areas around Kathmandu. The eyes of Swayambhu Nath, the Buddhist Stupa is the most famous monument in Nepal. The eyes of that Stupa represents the eyes of Lord Buddha looking down to the Entire World. Similarly, there are many Hindu monuments around the city. Pashupati Nath is the most famous temple for all the Hindus in the World. There is a vast complexity of Hindusm and Buddhism in Nepal.
Address: Kathmandu, Nepal
Directions: Kathmandu city, Bagmati Zone, Nepal
It is interesting walking around Indrachowk to Asan.
Local bazar & many shops by the street.
If you want to buy anything,you shuld be a first customer of the day,it means you shold go shop at opening time.
In nepal,'First Business' of the day is very important.You'll be able to get good price.
Address: Near Hanuman Dhoka
Directions: 20-30 min from Thamel area on foot.
The temple or the residence of Living goddess, Kumari, is situated in the vicinity of Hanuman Dhoka Palace. The building has profusely carved wooden balconies and window screens. The Kumari- the living Goddess, acknowledges the greetings from her balcony window. Photography is prohibited when de Kumari is visible...
When you have been in Kathmandu and Bhaktapur and you want to see more temples you can go to Patan.
Interesting in Patan are, of course, the many temples. Round the Durbar Square you can find a lot of temples and they are built close to each other.
Directions: Patan is not far from Kathmandu. To be precise it's at the other side of the Bagmati river (when coming from Kathmandu). Buses, rickshaws and taxi's can bring you to this city.
Admire and perhaps buy the exotic Nepalese and Tibetan handicrafts. Very beautiful and exotic handicraft items for you to admire and perhaps buy. Remember to bargain to get a good price.
If impressed with Kathmandu then take a taxi or local bus to neighbouring villages. They are equally fascinating and beautiful.
From the temple of Swayambunath on a hill near Kathmandu you have a wonderful view of Kathmandu Valley. And maybe one of the snowcapped mountains over there is Mt. Everest.
Kala Bhairav is one of the largest 17th century stone statues in Kathmandu, represents the terrifying aspect of shiva.
It stands near Hanuman Dhoka.
Address: Kathmandu,Near Hanuman Dhoka
Directions: You can go on foot from Thamel.
There're hand's made pictures with Buddism's life scene. It's very difficult work and make one Tanka takes long time - about one month.
Price - from 1500 Rs /50 USD/ more or less.
There are coins sticking to building in dentist's region. Local peoples mean when they have a toothache they must stick a coin to elephant's relief.