Kathmandu World Heritage Site Tour combines four historical, religious and cultural heritage sites located in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Kathmandu Durbar Square
Kathmandu Durbar Square is one of the three major places of Kathmandu valley. It is easy to be overwhelmed by the seemingly uncountable monuments in the Kathmandu Durbar Square. The house of the Living Goddess (Kumari Ghar), the frightening God Kal Bhairab, Taleju Temple, many Chowks (Courtyard), and erotic carvings are a few examples of the sights at the Square. The Durbar Square, which is itself the old Royal Palace of the Malla Kings, has been enlisted to World Heritage Site. The age-old temples and palaces epitomize the religious and cultural life-style of the people. The interesting things to view include Taleju Temple built by late King Mahendra Malla in 1549 A.D. The main golden-gate is guarded by the Monkey-God called Hanuman. Hanuman is Monkey God and faithful servant to Lord Ram.
Pashupatinath is one of the most sacred Hindu temples. This is temple of Lord Shiva and is situated at the bank of the holy Bagmati River which is 5 kilometer east of the capital city. The main temple house has four faced Lingam of Lord Shiva. Only Hindus are allowed to enter to the main temple.
Swayambhu (Monkey Temple)
Swoyambu or Syambhunath is believed to be world’s oldest Buddhist Stupa, dated 5th century. It is situated on a beautiful hill. The tourist call the Monkey Temple as there are many monkeys living around. UNESCO has listed Swambhu Stupa as a world heritage site.
Boudha or Boudhanath Stupa is 6 km northeast from the Kathmandu capital city. This is the largest Buddhist Stupa of Nepal. The unique octagonal Mandala structure with hundreds of prayer wheels and the 108 idols of the Budha placed around the huge structure. It is said that Boudha Stupa is existed since the ancient period. Boudha is recently renovated which was damaged by 2015 earthquake.