Places to visit in Kathmandu
One of the largest spherical stupas in Nepal and in the world, the Boudhanath dominates the city skyline. Built after 600 AD by the Tibetan King, Songtsen Gampo, after he converted to Buddhism, the stupa is a centrepiece of worship and meditation. To truly take in the grandeur of Buddhism it is imperative that this site is visited on your trip. You won’t be the only one dying for a look as this is one of the biggest attractions in Kathmandu.
National Museum of Nepal
Set within three separate, ravishing buildings, this is the largest museum in Nepal and carries a detailed history of art, weapons, culture, specimens and more. To learn more about the impressive and glorious history of Nepal then you need to make time to visit all three buildings and immerse yourself in an experience you won’t forget.
Kathmandu Durbar Square
One of three Durbar Squares in the Kathmandu Valley, this is one of the many World Heritage sites in Kathmandu. Former Kings were crowned and ruled from here (durbar means ‘palace’) and as such you’ll be able to witness the gorgeous beauty of the traditional architecture from Hindu and Buddhist temples to the former royal residences. To get a real splash of culture, this is where you need to go.
Garden of Dreams
Nature lovers and serene walkers love this place. It’s not hard to see why with all the stunning architectural and botanical beauty on display. If you’re one of them then you know where you need to be. Peruse the many delights and be enthralled by the sheer scale and beauty for as long as needed. Perfect after a hard day or for clearing your head.